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Contour Next Glucose Strips are blood glucose test strips used to measure blood sugar levels in people with diabetes. Contour Next Glucose Strips are a type of blood glucose test strips used with the Contour Next series of blood glucose meters. These strips are designed to provide accurate and reliable glucose readings for people with diabetes.
Contour Next Glucose Strips are known for their accuracy in providing reliable blood glucose readings. It does not require manual coding or calibration, making them convenient and easy to use. It provides quick results, typically within a few seconds after applying a small blood sample. The strips are designed to require only a small amount of blood for testing, which can be less invasive for users.
Use and Dosage
To use Contour Next glucose strips, follow these general steps:
- Wash your hands thoroughly with soap and water and dry them well.
- Insert a Contour Next glucose strip into your blood glucose meter according to the instructions provided in the meter's user guide.
- Prick your finger with a lancet to obtain a small drop of blood.
- Gently touch the test strip to the blood drop, making sure the entire strip is filled.
- Wait for the meter to analyze the blood sample. The meter will display your blood glucose level on the screen.
- Record the result, if needed, and dispose of the used test strip properly.
If desired, you can record the result in a logbook or on your smartphone or other tracking device. Safely dispose of the used test strip and lancet according to your healthcare provider's recommendations.
Forms and Strength
Contour Next Glucose Strips (Contour Glucose Strips - non-Rx) is available in the following forms and strength:
Contour Next Glucose Strips: Test Strips
- No dose
- Proper storage of glucose strips is essential to maintain their effectiveness. Store them in a cool, dry place, away from direct sunlight and extreme temperatures. Exposure to heat, moisture, or excessive light can affect the accuracy of the test strips.
- Contour Next Glucose Strips are designed to work specifically with Contour Next meters. Ensure that you are using the correct test strips for your meter to ensure accurate readings and proper functioning of the device. Using incompatible test strips may lead to inaccurate results.
- Used test strips and lancets are considered biohazards and should be disposed of as medical waste. Follow proper disposal procedures to prevent any potential health risks.
- Accuracy is crucial when it comes to monitoring blood glucose levels. Rely on a meter that provides accurate readings to make informed decisions about food, activity, and medication.
- When handling Contour Next Glucose Strips, avoid touching the test area with your fingers or any other substances. Contamination of the test area can lead to inaccurate results. Always use clean and dry hands when handling the test strips.
- Pay attention to the expiration date of the test strips. Expired strips may not provide accurate results and should not be used. Regularly check the expiration date and discard any expired strips.
Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)
Can I use Contour Next Glucose Strips with other blood glucose meters?
Contour Next Glucose Strips are specifically designed for use with the Contour Next series of blood glucose meters. While they may work with other meters, use them with the corresponding meter for optimal accuracy and performance.
How can I get Contour Next test strips?
You can obtain Contour Next test strips by getting a prescription from your physician and visiting a pharmacy to fulfill the prescription.
Your pharmacist can provide you with subsequent bottles of test strips when you need them.
How do I set up my Contour Next One meter?
There are two ways to set up your Contour Next One meter. You can set it up directly on the meter itself or by using the Contour Diabetes app. For detailed instructions, refer to the User Guide that you received with your meter or follow the instructions in the app.
Can I sync my Contour Next One meter with the Contour Diabetes app?
Yes, your Contour Next One meter can sync with the Contour Diabetes app. Each time your meter and mobile device are within close range, they will automatically sync and transfer data.
It's important to purchase Contour Next Glucose Strips from verified Canadian pharmacy.