Accu-Chek Instant test strips

Test strips for the Accu-Chek Instant blood glucose meter offer convenient handling - apply a blood drop anywhere along the edge of the wide dosage edge.


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With the Accu-Chek Instant meter, it is not necessary to delete stored results. Once 720 blood glucose results are in the memory; adding a new result causes the oldest one to be deleted. 

No, the USB port for any of the Accu-Chek meters is not water or dust resistant.

The Accu-Chek Instant meters has a fast test time of less than four seconds.

In range: 3.9-8.9 mmol/L, below range: 0.6-3.8 mmol/L, above range: 9.0–33.3 mmol/L.

Being too low is life threatening for people with diabetes. Therefore, red has been chosen to be the colour indicating “danger".

Yes, the target ranges in the meter can be changed using the device settings on the mySugr app.

720 readings can be viewed and stored in the meter.

Test results may be seen in 7, 14, 30 and 90-day averages.

The meters will retain the date and time settings for up 40 seconds when the batteries are removed.

The Accu-Chek Instant meter requires two batteries to power the features of the meter, such as the backlit display and Bluetooth® connectivity.

Yes, any time the meter is on, the battery is being consumed whether searching for a paired device or uploading results.

Yes, it is possible to test with all types of blood including capillary, venous, arterial, and neonatal. Please refer to the user manual and speak to your healthcare professional for more information.

The strip ejector allows a user to dispose of a used test strip hygienically.

No, there is no compatibility between the Accu-Chek Instant meter and these other Accu-Chek test strips.

Yes, a clear protective barrier runs along the entire length of the test strip to protect the strip and chemistry. Blood applied anywhere along the yellow edge of the strip can be quickly pulled into the test strip.

No, the meter will not lock a user out if they have used expired test strips.

The Accu-Chek Instant test strip utilises the FAD-GDH chemistry.

The Accu-Chek Instant test strip requires only a small speck of blood (0.6 μL).

The Accu-Chek Instant system was designed to assist users to easily conduct a test. Several features were designed for this purpose:

  • Easy-edge test strip has a wide application area compared to leading brands
  • Strips are placed electrode end down in the vial, so that they can be inserted easily into the meter with minimal handling
  • The used strip can easily and hygienically be removed from the meter with the strip ejector

No, there is no ability to squeeze extra blood from the finger to dose a strip a second time.

Yes, as with any test strip, heat, humidity and other environmental conditions can affect strips.

The user will receive an E-4 error code.

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