50 Accu-Chek Aviva Test Strips
50 Accu-Chek Aviva Test Strips
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50 Accu-Chek Aviva Test Strips

Live your life to the fullest. The Accu-Chek Aviva Test Strips can help you monitor your glucose levels quickly and efficiently allowing you to live your life with a minimum of interruption. Using a wider strip allows for a simple and easy transfer of your blood sample so that you can get an accurate reading every time. Designed to require only .6 microliters of blood, and provide a reading in less than 5 seconds, these disposable test strips can significantly reduce the amount of time and energy needed to monitor glucose levels. Accu-Chek Aviva Test Strips can keep you engaged in your life, so that you can enjoy what matters most.

Features:

  • Wide-mouth dosing area
  • Easy blood application
  • Works with 0.6 microliters of blood
  • Easy handling of each strip
  • 5 second testing
  • For use with Aviva meters
  • Easy to identify electrodes – allow for simple use
  • Use with Accu-Chek Aviva Plus readers
  • Completely disposable

URGENT MEDICAL DEVICE CORRECTION:

Accu-Chek Aviva Plus and Accu-Chek SmartView test strips

Important information on potential for open Accu-Chek® Aviva Plus and Accu-Chek® SmartView test strip vials in sealed cartons: Use of a test strip from a test strip vial that has been opened while still in a sealed carton may potentially lead to inaccurate results (such as falsely too high results). If a vial of test strips is found to be open after unsealing a carton, discontinue use of the strips immediately.

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding Glucose & Testing

Glucose is the amount of sugar in the blood stream. The human body creates insulin (a hormone from the pancreas) which allows sugars to be converted from food so that it can be consumed by the body. These sugars are stored, providing energy for the body to be use as the demands of the body require it.

Monitoring blood sugar levels is one of the most important things a person with diabetes can do to help prolong their life. Knowing what activities influence glucose levels; exercise, different types of food, and even medicine, can provide the necessary information to create a reasonable treatment plan with your doctor.

With the invent of modern testing methods, most diabetes monitoring is relatively simple. A glucose meter and strips are the primary method most individuals use. The external unit and strips require a droplet of blood to be extracted and placed on the strip. Once the strip is inserted into the meter, a reading can be retrieved in seconds. In the last couple of years, more patients are opting for a surgically attached meter which sends glucose levels directly to a smart phone. Your doctor should help you determine which type of meter is right for you.

According to the American Diabetes Association, the goal is to keep blood sugars less than 180mg/dL, 1-2 hours after the start of a meal, when most people’s glucose levels reach their peak. While blood sugar levels vary from person to person, your doctor can assist you to determining what it right for you.

For most individuals, a glucose reading under 70 mg/dL, is considered low blood sugar or hypoglycemia. When it is about 180 mg/dL, this is called high blood sugar or hyperglycemia.

Health complications can occur if blood sugars are not properly monitored. Diabetes is a serious disease that can lead to consequences for health and aging, primarily attacking the efficiency of internal organs.  If left untreated, there are increased risks for heart disease and organ failure eventually leading to death.

The symptoms of depressed sugars in the bloodstream (hypoglycemia) may vary from person to person, depending on the level of glucose and body chemistry. Initial symptoms usually include:

  • Hunger
  • Jittery feeling
  • Increased Anxiety
  • Pale skin
  • Fast or Irregular Heartbeat
  • Sleepiness
  • Dizzy
  • Mood changes toward Irritability

The complications of increased blood sugars (hyperglycemia) are –

  • High sugar levels
  • High concentration of sugar in urine
  • Increase Thirst
  • Frequent Urination

Effective monitoring of blood sugars can make a significant difference in the quality of life for the diabetic. While every person’s body chemistry is different. Knowing the warning signs and understanding the importance of effective self-monitoring can help a person live their best life possible.  As with any medical condition, your doctor should always be consulted regarding any glucose monitoring strategy.