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What Does It Do?

The Accu-Chek Insight insulin pump is the world’s first insulin pump that can be operated via the mySugr® app.

This enables you to control your pump using your Android smartphone* – it’s easy and discreet!

The mySugr app includes plenty of great features for you, such as an estimated HbA1c at a glance and automatic data transfer of your glucose values.**


What Are My Benefits?

  • Check the current status of your insulin pump on your own Android smartphone**
  • Give yourself a bolus through the mySugr app. It’s as easy, fast and discreet as sending a text message
  • Directly access the Open Bolus Advisor, with the clinically proven Accu-Chek Bolus Advisor algorithm1,2 via the mySugr app
  • Access all your data in one place: View and store your diabetes data (continuous glucose monitoring, blood glucose meters and pump) in one app and import device data automatically*
  • Benefit from the ease of a pre-filled cartridge – no need to fill by hand

Why should I Choose It?

You want to take your diabetes management to the next level. You want to control your pump more discreetly via your Android smartphone**.

Then App-Power is for you. Simply download the app from the Google Play Store, set it up and connect your pump via Bluetooth® technology. Now you can use the app to control your pump, give yourself a bolus and even view your pump status on your Android smartphone.


What Else Should I Know About the mySugr App?

  • Has an average rating of 4.6 stars on Google Play Store and the Apple App Store3
  • Allows you to quickly share your data with your healthcare team during check-ups and doctor’s visits
  • Its pump control module is approved for people age 18 and over
  • Available for Android and iPhone, however only a limited number of Android smartphones* can be connected to the Accu-Chek Insight insulin pump at this time. Find out more about supported devices.
Available with the Accu-Chek Mobile meter with wireless adapter for automatic blood glucose transfer

In For More?

Visit or download the mySugr app. The mySugr pump control module is only available on selected Android devices.**

App Store*** Google Play


Not sure if App-Power is the right option for you? Check out other ways you can incorporate the Accu-Chek Insight insulin pump into your diabetes therapy.

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Accu-Chek Insight
Accu-Chek Insight Specifications
  • 72 x 52 x 16 mm without adapter
  • 84 x 52 x 19 mm with adapter

Approximately 115 g (including battery, full cartridge and infusion set)

Display Size:

38 x 15 mm without zoom button, 220 x 80 pixel 

Pump Casing:
  • Shock/scratch-resistant plastic
  • Resistant to pharmaceuticals
  • All edges rounded
  • Backside metal
Temperature ranges:

Operation: +5 °C to +37 °C (+41°F to +99 °F)

Air humidity (Relative Humidity):

Operation: 20% to 90%

Barometric pressure:

Operation: 50 to 106 kPa (500 to 1060 mbar)

Power supply:
  • One 1.5-volt AAA Alkaline (LR03) or Lithium (FR06) battery
  • Batteries should have a minimum capacity of 1200 mAh. Do not use carbon zinc or nickel cadmium (NiCd) batteries
Basal rate:

Minimum = 0.02 U/h , Maximum = 25 U/h E.g. Below 0.19 U/h, delivery is close dependent. 0.19 U/h and above delivery every 3 mins

  • Maximum bolus amount per delivery is 25 U
  • Standard, Extended and Multiwave Boluses, are adjustable in increments of:
    • 0.05 U (up to 2.0 U)
    • 0.1 U (2-5 U)
    • 0.2 U (5-10 U)
    • 0.5 U (10-20 U)
    • 1.0 U (20-25 U)
  • Duration of Extended and Multiwave Boluses are adjustable in intervals of 15 minutes up to 24 hours
  • Multiple boluses can run in parallel
Temporary basal rate:
  • Adjustable in 10% increments, from 0 - 250%
  • Duration is adjustable in 15 minute intervals, up to a maximum of 24 hours
  • Last duration programmed is the default setting for the next Temporary Basal Rate
Bolus delivery rate:
  • Very slow = 3 U/min
  • Slow = 6 U/min
  • Standard = 12 U/min
  • Moderate = 9 U/min
Maximum pressure:

350 kPa (3500 bar)

Maximum quantity delivered at a single fault condition:

≤ 0.5 U in case of failure of the pump it would give an alarm and go into the stop mode after an over or under delivery of max. 0.8 U (normative requirement)

Maximum Time to occlusion alarm:

160 U, Glass Cartridges (Pre-filled):

  • Medium basal rate, 1.0 U/h: ≤ 2.2 h
  • Minimum basal rate, 0.02 U/h: max 144 h due to tubing/cartridge change
Data storage capacity:

There are two types of data storage capacities:

  • Data with time and date are safely stored in memory for about 1 hour after the battery has been removed
  • Other insulin pump settings and the event memory are saved, regardless of battery power level and period of time the insulin pump has been without power  

Pre-filled 1.6 ml cartridge also available

Infusion sets:

Accu-Chek Insight infusion sets with a proprietary adapter

Data transfer:

Bluetooth® wireless technology

Water tight:

IPX8 - Protected against the effects of temporary immersion in water under standardised conditions (1.3 m/4.3 ft for 60 minutes) ex-factory

Safety systems:
  • Alert system
  • Beeps
  • Information on the display
  • Vibrations
  • Dual microprocessors
  • The Insulin pump is controlled by two microprocessors. The safety concept is based on one processor (supervisor processor) supervising the other (main processor) 
  • Whenever a defect or fault occurs in the main processor, it is identified by the supervising microprocessor. The motor is immediately switched off and an "Error E7: ELECTRONIC ERROR" occurs. Conversely, the main processor can also determine, at any time, whether the supervisor is working correctly
  • The motor constitutes another important safety component. In combination with the main and supervisor processors, the brushless motor provides the best possible reliability and accuracy in insulin delivery

1. Zisser H et al. Clinical Performance of Three Bolus Calculators in Subjects with Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: A Head-to-Head-to-Head Comparison. Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics. 2010;12(12):955-961
2. McDaniel et al. Differences in Management of Postprandial Hyperglycaemia by Automated Bolus Calculators (ABCs) is Due to Distinct Insulin on Board Algorithms [abstract]. 2nd International ATTD Conference, Geneva. 2009:A237
3 Google Play Store (2020): Based on more than 50.000 iTunes app store and Google Play Store reviews (status October 2020)
† The mySugr Bolus Advisor is an open platform, therefore is not restricted to users of Accu-Chek blood glucose monitoring systems.
* The use of the mySugr app with bolus calculator has not been evaluated for use in under 18’s and therefore is not intended for use in this population. The mySugr logbook is licenced for people with diabetes over the age of 16 years.
** Visit to view all compatible Android devices