The Accu-Chek Active
blood glucose meter packs many powerful features into a smaller size. No coding
reduces handling steps, see test result averages up to 90 days, get
alerts if your test strips are expired or if you’ve
under-dosed, re-dose within 10 seconds, set pre-and post-meal reminders to test,
Meter type :
Accu-Chek Active meter (Model GB)
Catalogue no. / Serial no. :
See type plate on the back of the meter
Test principle :
Determination of glucose in fresh capillary blood by reflectance photometry.
Blood glucose values can be tested in whole blood or plasma.
The meter displays blood glucose values corresponding to those in plasma.
Measuring time :
Test strip in the meter: approx. 5 seconds
Test strip outside the meter: approx. 08 seconds
Battery life :
approx. 1000 tests or approx. 1 year
Automatic power-off :
after 30 or 90 seconds depending on operating status
500 test results with time and date, as well as 7, 14, 30 and 90 days averages
During testing: +8 to +42°C
During storage without battery: -25 to +70°C
During storage with battery: -20 to +50°C
Atmospheric humidity :
During testing: up to 85% relative humidity
During testing: up to 93% relative humidity
Without battery: approx. 46 g
With battery: approx. 50 g
96-segment liquid crystal display (LCD)
Electromagnetic compatibility :
The Accu-Chek Active meter meets the electromagnetic immunity requirements and the electromagnetic emissions requirements as per EN 61326-2-6 and EN ISO 15197 Annex A.
The chosen basis for electrostatic discharge immunity testing was basic standard IEC 61000-4-2.
Performance analysis :
Calibration and traceability: The performance data for the Accu-Chek Active bGM system was calibrated using venous blood containing various glucose concentrations. Reference values are obtained using the hexokinase method, which is calibrated using the ID-GCMS method.
Accuracy performance :
The Accu-Chek Active bGM system meets the DIN EN ISO 15197:2013 requirements (data on file, 2014).
How to use Accu-Chek Active blood glucose meter
Testing your blood glucose is an essential part of managing diabetes. The Accu-Chek Active blood glucose meter can help to make it convenient by giving you fast, hassle-free, and accurate results in 4 simple steps.
- Insert the glucose test strip
- Prick your finger with the lancet to draw out a blood drop.
- Carefully touch the blood drop onto the green field of the test strip.
- Read the blood glucose result.