How do I set up the meter to calculate insulin?
It's important to work with your healthcare provider to determine your specific settings. If your doctor or educator has not already set up the meter for you, reach out to them to set the meter up properly.
How do I calculate mealtime insulin using the Accu-Chek Aviva Combo blood glucose meter?
You can get insulin bolus advice in just 3 simple steps: Test blood sugar Enter carbs to be eaten Confirm advice and deliver the insulin bolus You can also download a Quick Start Guide and 3 Simple Steps to Bolus Advice for step-by-step instructions.
How do the test reminders work?
You can set up to 8 alarm clock reminders per day—for tests, injections, or other events—as well as automatic reminders after high or low blood glucose results, or after certain meals. You can also set reminders for appointments on specific days. At the scheduled time, the meter turns on and displays the reminder, along with a sound or vibration, if a test strip has not been inserted. If the meter is already on and no blood glucose test has been performed, the reminder is displayed when the meter powers down.
Can I silence the test reminder if needed?
Yes. You can set the meter to sound or vibrate mode within the meter settings.
What software may be used with my Accu-Chek blood glucose meter?
The meter is compatible with all Accu-Chek data management tools, including the Accu-Chek 360° diabetes management system, the Accu-Chek Smart Pix device reader and software, and the Accu-Chek Connect diabetes management system.