Frequently Asked Questions
In case the infusion set gets stuck in the insertion device, carefully push the tensioning element back into the base without pointing the insertion device toward any body part or somebody else. Make sure not to compress the base during application.
The Accu-Chek LinkAssist insertion device has been developed exclusively for the automatic insertion of Accu-Chek FlexLink/Accu-Chek Ultraflex infusion sets.
The Accu-Chek LinkAssist insertion device has been developed for all those who prefer automatic insertion of infusion sets.
We have designed the Accu-Chek LinkAssist to accommodate all wishes and needs of people with diabetes who prefer automatic insertion. Some of them have to cope with dexterity issues and impaired vision and therefore favor a larger insertion device facilitating easy, quick and virtually painless insertion.
The use of an automatic insertion device is a matter of personal preference. It is up to you if you prefer to insert the Accu-Chek FlexLink/Ultraflex manually or with our new Accu-Chek LinkAssist insertion device
No. The Accu-Chek LinkAssist insertion device is exclusively for use on one person. It must not be used on several people.
Health care professionals and Diabetes Nurse Educators are a valuable source of information and training for all people with diabetes, which you should take advantage of regularly. It is not necessary, however, to get professional instructions before using Accu-Chek LinkAssist for the first time. Just follow the instructions for use contained in the packaging.
No, this is not necessary.
The elongated perforation mark on the self-adhesive backing directs you to the location of the tube connection.
Do not store the Accu-Chek LinkAssist device pretensioned. The tensioning element should be completely outside of the base. Avoid storing the insertion device in extreme temperatures, such as a hot car in the summer.
If needed, wipe the outside of the Accu-Chek LinkAssist insertion device with a cloth moistened beforehand with water, a mild hand soap or a standard disinfectant (e.g. 70% ethyl alcohol). Do not dip the insertion device into the cleaning fluid. Dry the insertion device thoroughly with a soft, clean cloth.
Please place the device in the trash bin or other suitable container.
Yes. This enables you to reach hard-to-access infusion sites, e.g. on your back.