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It's a small sample—just 0.6 microliter.
There are a few ways you can improve blood flow and make blood sugar checks easier: Warm your fingers by washing with warm, soapy water, then rinse and dry completely. Let your arm hang down at your side to increase blood flow to the fingertips. Grasp finger just below the joint closest to the fingertip and "milk" or massage gently toward tip of finger, then squeeze for 3 seconds. Use an Accu-Chek lancing device set to the right Comfort Dial setting for your skin type. Refer to your User's Manual for additional information.
You can count on quick results, less than 4 seconds.
You can count on quick results, less than 4 seconds.
There are a few ways you can improve blood flow and make blood sugar checks easier: Warm your fingers by washing with warm, soapy water, then rinse and dry completely. Let your arm hang down at your side to increase blood flow to the fingertips. Grasp finger just below the joint closest to the fingertip and "milk" or massage gently toward tip of finger, then squeeze for 3 seconds. Use an Accu-Chek lancing device set to the right Comfort Dial setting for your skin type. Refer to your User's Guide for additional information.
It's a small sample—just 0.6 microliter.
There are a few ways you can improve blood flow and make blood sugar checks easier: Warm your fingers by washing with warm, soapy water, then rinse and dry completely. Let your arm hang down at your side to increase blood flow to the fingertips. Grasp finger just below the joint closest to the fingertip and "milk" or massage gently toward tip of finger, then squeeze for 3 seconds. Use an Accu-Chek lancing device set to the right Comfort Dial setting for your skin type. Refer to your User's Guide for additional information.
It's a small sample—just 0.6 microliter.
The system automatically detects when enough blood has been applied to the strip and begins the test, even if some yellow is still visible. The only time you need to apply more blood is when the blood drop symbol continues to flash in the display.
Visit the video page and watch the 1-Click Lancing video to see how to set up, load and use the Accu-Chek FastClix lancing device. Use the Comfort Dial to adjust penetration depth. Place the device firmly against the skin. To prime and release the lancet, simply press down the plunger like a pen.
The Accu-Chek FastClix lancing device has a special gray plastic cap designed for testing on other areas of the body.1 Note: Do not use the gray cap when testing at the fingertip. Follow the steps for fingertip testing, with a few differences: Use the gray cap. You may need a deeper setting. Try 3 for palm testing or 5-1/2 for forearm or upper arm testing. (These are suggested settings; yours may differ.) Press the opening of the gray cap firmly against a fleshy area of the non-fingertip site. Press the lancing device up and down in a slow pumping motion to assist the flow of blood. Keep steady pressure on the area, then press and release the plunger. Do not be afraid to apply pressure to the area with the lancing device to assist the flow of blood. Continue to press the cap against the site for a few seconds to allow blood to come to the surface. 1Talk with your healthcare professional before deciding if alternate site testing is right for you.
It's a small sample—just 0.6 microliter.
There are a few ways you can improve blood flow and make blood sugar checks easier: Warm your fingers by washing with warm, soapy water, then rinse and dry completely. Let your arm hang down at your side to increase blood flow to the fingertips. Grasp finger just below the joint closest to the fingertip and "milk" or massage gently toward tip of finger, then squeeze for 3 seconds. Use an Accu-Chek lancing device set to the right Comfort Dial setting for your skin type. Refer to your User's Guide for additional information.
You can count on quick, 5-second results.
Yes. You can use an Accu-Chek FastClix lancing device with any Accu-Chek meter. Lancet drums for the Accu-Chek FastClix lancing device are available through your pharmacy.
The system automatically detects when enough blood has been applied to the strip and begins the test, even if some yellow is still visible. The only time you need to apply more blood is when the blood drop symbol continues to flash in the display.
There are a few ways you can improve blood flow and make blood sugar checks easier: Warm your fingers by washing with warm, soapy water, then rinse and dry completely. Let your arm hang down at your side to increase blood flow to the fingertips. Grasp your finger just below the joint closest to the fingertip and "milk" or massage gently toward tip of finger, then squeeze for 3 seconds. Use an Accu-Chek lancing device set to the right Comfort Dial setting for your skin type.
The Accu-Chek Softclix and Accu-Chek Softclix Plus lancing devices have a special clear plastic cap designed for testing on other areas of the body.1 Note: Do not use the clear cap when testing at the fingertip. Follow the steps for fingertip testing, with a few differences: Use the clear cap. You may need a deeper setting. Try 3 for palm testing or 5-1/2 for forearm or upper arm testing. (These are suggested settings; yours may differ.) Press the opening of the gray cap firmly against a fleshy area of the non-fingertip site. Press the lancing device up and down in a slow pumping motion to assist the flow of blood. Keep steady pressure on the area, then press and release the plunger. Do not be afraid to apply pressure to the area with the lancing device to assist the flow of blood. Continue to press the cap against the site for a few seconds to allow blood to come to the surface. 1Talk with your healthcare professional before deciding if alternate site testing is right for you.
Yes. The first drop of blood can be used for blood sugar checks.
There are a few ways you can improve blood flow and make blood sugar checks easier: Warm your fingers by washing with warm, soapy water, then rinse and dry completely. Let your arm hang down at your side to increase blood flow to the fingertips. Grasp your finger just below the joint closest to the fingertip and "milk" or massage gently toward tip of finger, then squeeze for 3 seconds. Use an Accu-Chek lancing device set to the right Comfort Dial setting for your skin type.
The Accu-Chek Softclix and Accu-Chek Softclix Plus lancing devices have a special clear plastic cap designed for testing on other areas of the body.1 Note: Do not use the clear cap when testing at the fingertip. Follow the steps for fingertip testing, with a few differences: Use the clear cap. You may need a deeper setting. Try 3 for palm testing or 5-1/2 for forearm or upper arm testing. (These are suggested settings; yours may differ.) Press the opening of the gray cap firmly against a fleshy area of the non-fingertip site. Press the lancing device up and down in a slow pumping motion to assist the flow of blood. Keep steady pressure on the area, then press and release the plunger. Do not be afraid to apply pressure to the area with the lancing device to assist the flow of blood. Continue to press the cap against the site for a few seconds to allow blood to come to the surface. 1Talk with your healthcare professional before deciding if alternate site testing is right for you.
Yes. The first drop of blood can be used for blood sugar checks.
There are a few ways you can improve blood flow and make blood sugar checks easier: Warm your fingers by washing with warm, soapy water, then rinse and dry completely. Let your arm hang down at your side to increase blood flow to the fingertips. Grasp your finger just below the joint closest to the fingertip and "milk" or massage gently toward tip of finger, then squeeze for 3 seconds. Use an Accu-Chek lancing device set to the right Comfort Dial setting for your skin type.
Yes. The first drop of blood can be used for blood sugar checks.
Yes. You have 25 seconds to reapply a blood sample. To ensure an adequate sample is applied the first time, hold the finger to the black notch on the test strip until the hourglass appears in the display, indicating an adequate sample has been applied.
There are a few ways you can improve blood flow and make blood sugar checks easier: Warm your fingers by washing with warm, soapy water, then rinse and dry completely. Let your arm hang down at your side to increase blood flow to the fingertips. Grasp finger just below the joint closest to the fingertip and "milk" or massage gently toward tip of finger, then squeeze for 3 seconds. Use an Accu-Chek lancing device set to the right Comfort Dial setting for your skin type. Refer to your User's Guide for additional information.
You can count on quick, 5-second results.
It's up to you. You can check blood sugar with the detachable Accu-Chek Softclix Plus lancing device either attached to or detached from the meter.
Yes. You can use an Accu-Chek FastClix lancing device with any Accu-Chek meter. Lancet drums for the Accu-Chek FastClix lancing device are available through your pharmacy.
Visit the video page and watch the Checking Blood Sugar video.
Yes. In addition to the fingertip, the Accu-Chek Compact Plus system can be used with blood samples from the palm, forearm, upper arm, thigh or calf.1 1Talk with your healthcare professional before deciding if alternate site testing is right for you.
Your Accu-Chek lancing device has a special clear or gray plastic cap designed for testing on other areas of the body.1 Note: Do not use the clear or gray cap when testing at the fingertip. Follow the steps for fingertip testing, with a few differences: Use the clear or gray cap. You may need a deeper setting. Try 3 for palm testing or 5-1/2 for forearm or upper arm testing. (These are suggested settings; yours may differ.) Press the opening of the clear or gray cap firmly against a fleshy area of the non-fingertip site. Press the lancing device up and down in a slow pumping motion to assist the flow of blood. Keep steady pressure on the area, then press and release the plunger. Do not be afraid to apply pressure to the area with the lancing device to assist the flow of blood. Continue to press the cap against the site for a few seconds to allow blood to come to the surface. When you have enough blood, apply it to the test strip. The measurement starts automatically. 1Talk with your healthcare professional before deciding if alternate site testing is right for you.
It's a small sample—just 0.6 microliter.
There are a few ways you can improve blood flow and make blood sugar checks easier: Warm your fingers by washing with warm, soapy water, then rinse and dry completely. Let your arm hang down at your side to increase blood flow to the fingertips. Grasp finger just below the joint closest to the fingertip and "milk" or massage gently toward tip of finger, then squeeze for 3 seconds. Use an Accu-Chek lancing device set to the right Comfort Dial setting for your skin type. Refer to your User's Guide for additional information.
You can count on quick, 5-second results.
Yes. You can use an Accu-Chek FastClix lancing device with any Accu-Chek meter. Lancet drums for the Accu-Chek FastClix lancing device are available through your pharmacy.
The system automatically detects when enough blood has been applied to the strip and begins the test, even if some yellow is still visible. The only time you need to apply more blood is when the blood drop symbol continues to flash in the display.
Yes. In addition to the fingertip, this Accu-Chek meter can be used with blood samples from the palm, forearm or upper arm.1 1Talk with your healthcare professional before deciding if alternate site testing is right for you.
Your Accu-Chek lancing device has a special clear or gray plastic cap designed for testing on other areas of the body.1 Note: Do not use the clear or gray cap when testing at the fingertip. Follow the steps for fingertip testing, with a few differences: Use the clear or gray cap. You may need a deeper setting. Try 3 for palm testing. (This is a suggested setting; yours may differ.) Press the opening of the clear or gray cap firmly against a fleshy area of the palm. Press the lancing device up and down in a slow pumping motion to assist the flow of blood. Keep steady pressure on the area, then press and release the plunger. Do not be afraid to apply pressure to the area with the lancing device to assist the flow of blood. Continue to press the cap against the site for a few seconds to allow blood to come to the surface. When you have enough blood, apply it to the test strip. The measurement starts automatically. 1Talk with your healthcare professional before deciding if alternate site testing is right for you.
It's a small sample—just 0.6 microliter.
There are a few ways you can improve blood flow and make blood sugar checks easier: Warm your fingers by washing with warm, soapy water, then rinse and dry completely. Let your arm hang down at your side to increase blood flow to the fingertips. Grasp finger just below the joint closest to the fingertip and "milk" or massage gently toward tip of finger, then squeeze for 3 seconds. Use an Accu-Chek lancing device set to the right Comfort Dial setting for your skin type. Refer to your User's Guide for additional information.
You can count on quick, 5-second results.
Yes. You can use an Accu-Chek FastClix lancing device with any Accu-Chek meter. Lancet drums for the Accu-Chek FastClix lancing device are available through your pharmacy.
The system automatically detects when enough blood has been applied to the strip and begins the test, even if some yellow is still visible. The only time you need to apply more blood is when the blood drop symbol continues to flash in the display.
Yes. In addition to the fingertip, this Accu-Chek meter can be used with blood samples from the palm.1 1Talk with your healthcare professional before deciding if alternate site testing is right for you.
Your Accu-Chek lancing device has a special clear or gray plastic cap designed for testing on other areas of the body.1 Note: Do not use the clear or gray cap when testing at the fingertip. Follow the steps for fingertip testing, with a few differences: Use the clear or gray cap. You may need a deeper setting. Try 3 for palm testing. (This is a suggested setting; yours may differ.) Press the opening of the clear or gray cap firmly against a fleshy area of the palm. Press the lancing device up and down in a slow pumping motion to assist the flow of blood. Keep steady pressure on the area, then press and release the plunger. Do not be afraid to apply pressure to the area with the lancing device to assist the flow of blood. Continue to press the cap against the site for a few seconds to allow blood to come to the surface. When you have enough blood, apply it to the test strip. The measurement starts automatically. 1Talk with your healthcare professional before deciding if alternate site testing is right for you.
It's a small sample—just 0.6 microliter.
There are a few ways you can improve blood flow and make blood sugar checks easier: Warm your fingers by washing with warm, soapy water, then rinse and dry completely. Let your arm hang down at your side to increase blood flow to the fingertips. Grasp finger just below the joint closest to the fingertip and "milk" or massage gently toward tip of finger, then squeeze for 3 seconds. Use an Accu-Chek lancing device set to the right Comfort Dial setting for your skin type. Refer to your User's Guide for additional information.
You can count on quick, 5-second results.
Yes. You can use an Accu-Chek FastClix lancing device with any Accu-Chek meter. Lancet drums for the Accu-Chek FastClix lancing device are available through your pharmacy.
The system automatically detects when enough blood has been applied to the strip and begins the test, even if some yellow is still visible. The only time you need to apply more blood is when the blood drop symbol continues to flash in the display.
Yes. You can use an Accu-Chek FastClix lancing device with any Accu-Chek meter. Lancet drums for the Accu-Chek FastClix lancing device are available through your pharmacy.
Yes. You can use an Accu-Chek FastClix lancing device with any Accu-Chek meter. Lancet drums for the Accu-Chek FastClix lancing device are available through your pharmacy.