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Accu-Chek® Guide Blood Glucose Monitoring System How to Use Video


Get familiar with all the components of your new blood glucose monitoring system and see how to perform a blood glucose test.

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Item Description

Diabetes is complex. Your testing doesn't have to be with the Accu-Chek® Guide blood glucose monitoring system. With a spill resistant SmartPack® vial, a strip that lets you place a small drop of blood anywhere along the end, and an app that automatically logs results to your phone, it's a surprisingly simple way to manage your diabetes.

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Benefits and Features
  • Simple to log results without a paper logbook - automatically logs results right to a mySugr app on your smartphone
  • Simple to take just one strip - spill-resistant SmartPack vial lets you take one and spill none
  • Simple to dispose off used test strips - push-button strip ejector means you don't have to touch used strips
  • Simple to see, day or night - strip port light for testing in daytime, nighttime or anytime
  • Simple to be more accurate - delivers advanced 10/10 accuracy for reliable results you can trust1,2,3

Reference: References: 1. ISO 15197:2013. 2. Accu-Chek Guide Test Strip package insert. 3. Brazg, RL., et al., J Diabetes Sci Technol 2016, Vol. 10(6) 1414–1415

Meter Specifications

Accu‑Chek Guide wireless blood glucose meter

Serial number:

Unique serial number etched into meter back

Sample claims:
  • Capillary: Yes
  • Venous: ROW = Yes
  • Arterial: ROW = Yes
  • Non-fingerstick sample claim ROW: Palm, forearm, upper arm
Measuring principle:

FAD glucose dehydrogenase (GDH)

Measuring time:

Less than 4 seconds

Measuring conditions:

4°C to 45 °C (39°F to 113 °F)

Storage conditions:

-25 °C to +70 °C (-13 °F to +158 °F)

Hematocrit range:

10 to 65%

Humidity range:

10 to 90 %

Altitude independence:

0 to 3,094 m (10,150 ft)

Memory capacity:

Up to 720 measurements with date and time; 32 control measurements

Test averages:

7, 14, 30 and 90 days

Data transfer wireless connectivity:

using Bluetooth Smart Low Energy


80 x 47 x 20 mm (L x W x H)

Weight Approximately:

40 g with batteries


Large backlit LCD display with full-text capabilities

Beep tone:

Yes (factory setting ON)


(2) 3-volt lithium coin cell type CR2032

Auto power off:

15 seconds after removing a test strip; 90 seconds otherwise

Blood volume:

0.6 μL

Measuring range:

10 to 600 mg/dL 

Sample types:

Capillary, venous, arterial and neonate

Sample dosing:

Capillary fill function; suitable for AST

Test strip stability 18 months after production date:

Test strips are stable (even after opening) until the expiry date printed on the test strip vial. Note: Test strip container must be tightly closed after each strip is removed.

Storage temperature :

4 °C to 30 °C (39 °F to 86 °F)