Test Strips

Using test strips that have expired can cause your results to be inaccurate. If your test strips have expired, throw them away and begin using a new vial of strips. The expiration date is printed on every vial of test strips.

The system in your meter 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.

Explore the different ways you can simply handle Accu-Chek® Guide test strips when removing them from the SmartPack® test strip vial:

  1. Front slide
  2. Side pinch
  3. Pinch and pull
  4. Back slide

Remember to follow all instructions in the package insert (wash and dry hands, do not bend or get dirt on the test strip, and close the cap tightly when finished).

Here are some visual instructions on how to handle Accu-Chek Guide test stips.

How to Handle Accu-Chek Guide Test Strips 

Use this guide to determine which test strips will work with your Accu-Chek device. Select your device from the list to navigate to the appropriate section.  

Table of contents:

  • Accu-Chek Guide Me
  • Accu-Chek Guide
  • Accu-Chek Guide Link
  • Accu-Chek Aviva
  • Accu-Chek Aviva Connect
  • Accu-Chek Aviva Expert
  • Accu-Chek Nano

Accu-Chek Guide Me, Accu-Chek Guide, and Accu-Chek Guide Link meters

The Guide System meters mentioned above use Accu-Chek Guide test strips.

Accu-Chek Aviva, Accu-Chek Aviva Connect, and Accu-Chek Aviva Expert meters

The Aviva System meters mentioned above use Accu-Chek Aviva Plus test strips.

Accu-Chek Nano meter

The Accu-Chek Nano meter uses Accu-Chek SmartView test strips.

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