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How to set the date and time on the Accu-Chek Aviva Nano blood glucose meter

Accu-Chek Aviva Nano screen messages

Frequently Asked Questions

General questions

Because your monitor and lab tests don't measure the same thing, these numbers are likely to vary. Lab tests generally test plasma, but a meter uses whole blood. As a result, even if you take both tests at the exact same time, your meter is likely to show a lower number than the lab results. This is perfectly acceptable, and your healthcare professional will already be factoring this in.

Testing blood glucose

An E4 displays on the meter, indicating not enough blood was drawn into the test strip for measurement or blood was applied after the test had started. You should discard the test strip and repeat the blood sugar test.

Meter care and batteries

Cleaning is simply removing dirt from the meter, while disinfecting refers to removal of most but not all, disease-causing and other types of microorganisms.

1. Make sure the meter is turned o›.
2. Gently wipe the meter’s surface with a soft cloth slightly dampened (wring out any excess liquid) with
one of these cleaning solutions:

  • 70% isopropyl alcohol
  • Mild dishwashing liquid mixed with water
  • 10% household bleach solution (1¬part bleach plus 9¬parts water) made the same day

Be sure to clean the areas around slots and openings, while being careful not to get any moisture in them. You should also wipe down the entire meter surface, including the meter display.

Visit your meter's Screen Messages page for a list of messages and definitions or download the User Manual for your meter.

Test strips, coding, and control tests

No. Although you can insert a code (activation) chip from another meter into the Accu-Chek Aviva Nano blood glucose meter, you will get an E-2 error message

No, check the use by date on the test strip container. Do not use test strips past the use by date.

A control test using your meter's specific control solution ensures that the meter and test strips are working properly. Testing with control solution is just like a blood sugar test, except you fill the window on the test strip with a drop of control solution instead of blood.

Performing a control test lets the user know the meter and test strips are working properly. Perform a control test when:

  •  You open a new test strip box
  •  You left the test strip container open
  •  You think the test strips are damaged
  •  You want to check the meter and test strips
  •  The test strips were stored in extreme temperatures, humidity, or both
  •  You dropped the meter
  •  Your test result does not match how you feel
  •  You want to check if you are performing the test correctly

The Accu-Chek Aviva Nano blood glucose meter automatically recognizes Accu-Chek Aviva control solutions, so running a control test is easier than ever. First, wipe the tip of the control bottle. Then put the meter on a flat surface, insert the test strip, and squeeze a drop of the control solution onto the front edge of the test strip. A result appears with a flashing “L”. Press one of the arrow keys once to indicate a Level 1 control test or twice to indicate Level 2. Press the ON/OFF button to set the level in the meter. The control result and “OK” alternate in the display if the result is in range.

Special features

The display turns on automatically when is pressed or a test strip is inserted in the meter. The backlight and meter automatically turn off within 5 seconds after the test strip is removed from the meter, and the meter automatically powers off after 2 minutes of nonuse.

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Accu-Chek Aviva Nano

Item Description

This small, discreet meter is easy to use, and offers many smart tools to help you learn about, track and better control your diabetes every day. The display is bright, which makes it perfect for testing at night. Test strips are easy to handle and fill quickly. Even if you’re on the go, you can set alerts that remind you to test throughout the day.

Product Manuals

DISPLAY

Bright LCD

RESULTS

5 seconds

EASY

Quick-fill strips

MEMORY

Store 500 results

WEIGHT

40g

Benefits and features
  • Small and sleek
  • Accurate test results in just 5 seconds 
  • Brilliant backlit display is easy to read, day or night
  • Easy to use strips fill quickly, require a small blood sample and ensure accurate results
  • View trends and averages for 7, 14, 30, and 90 days
  • Store up to 500 results in memory
  • Meal markers and test reminders help keep you on track
  • Gentle and comfortable testing with the Accu-Chek Softclix lancing device
  • Download results to Accu-Chek data management systems for deeper insight
Additional specifications
Display:

LCD with auto backlight

Automatic Power:
  • Auto power on with strip insertion
  • Auto off when strip is removed (5 seconds)
  • Auto off in 2 minutes if meter not used
Power Supply:

(2) 3V lithium batteries (CR2032)

Battery Life:

Approximately 1000 tests

System Operating Conditions:

10°C to 40°C

Meter Storage Conditions:

-25°C to 70°C (-13°F to 158°F)

Relative Humidity Operating Range :

10%–90%

Memory Capacity:

500 results with time and date

Dimensions:

69 x 43 x 20 mm (L x W x H)

Weight:

Approximately 40g with batteries

Data Port:

Infrared (IR) window

Test Principle:

Electrochemical

Test Averages:

7-, 14-, 30-, 90-day with pre- and post-meal averages

Other Features:

Hypo indicator
Pre- and post-meal markers
4 customizable test reminders
General marker
Post-meal reminder

How to use the Accu-Chek Aviva Nano blood glucose meter

Test in 3 easy steps:

  1. Insert the test strip into the meter to turn it on.
  2. Get a blood sample from your fingertip and apply to the strip.
  3. Results will appear in approximately 5 seconds. Remove and dispose of test strip.