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Blood Glucose

Monitoring System

USER GUIDE

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Intended Use Important Safety Information

The CONTOUR NEXT EZ blood glucose monitoring system Read your CONTOURNEXT EZ user guide, the
is an over the counter (OTC) device utilized for self-testing MICROLET2 lancing device insert and all instructional
by persons with diabetes at home for the quantitative materials provided in your meter kit before testing. Please
measurement of glucose in whole blood, is for single-patient follow all instructions for use and care exactly as described
use only, and should not be shared. The CONTOUR NEXT EZ to help avoid inaccurate results.
blood glucose monitoring system is indicated for use with Used test strips and lancets are possible biohazards and
fresh fingertip capillary whole blood samples. The clinical utility must be disposed of as medical waste.
of this device is to aid in monitoring the effectiveness of your
diabetes control program.
WARNING
The CONTOUR NEXT EZ blood glucose monitoring system is
not intended for the diagnosis of or screening for diabetes The meter and lancing device are for single patient
mellitus and is not intended for use on neonates. use. Do not share them with anyone including other
CONTOUR NEXT test strips are intended for self-testing by family members! Do not use on multiple patients!1,2
persons with diabetes for the quantitative measurement of All parts of the kit are considered biohazardous and
glucose in whole blood samples from 20 to 600 mg/dL. can potentially transmit infectious diseases, even
The CONTOURNEXT control solutions are aqueous glucose after you have performed cleaning and disinfection.
solutions intended for use in self-testing by people with Always wash your hands well with soap and water
diabetes as a quality control check. before and after testing, handling the meter, lancing
device, or test strips.
For complete instructions on cleaning and
disinfecting your meter and lancing device, please
see pages 15 - 19.

Examine product for missing, damaged, or broken parts.


If the test strip bottle is open inside the new box of strips,
do not use those strips. Contact Bayer Diabetes Care
Customer Service at 1-800-348-8100 (available 24 hours a
day, 7 days a week) for replacement parts.


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Your CONTOURNEXT EZ Meter Table of Contents

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Your Meter Overview ........................................................iii
Your Meter Features .......................................................... 4
Display Important Safety Information ............................................ 5

Up/Down
Scroll Buttons
Memory Button Getting Ready to Test........................................................ 8

TESTING
(On/Off, Memory Getting the Blood Drop ................................................... 10
Recall, Enter)
Testing Your Blood .......................................................... 10
Test Strip Port
Cleaning and Disinfection ............................................... 15
Your CONTOURNEXT Test Strip Control Solution Testing .................................................. 20
Gray End
Insert this end into the test strip port.

SETUP AND USE


Sample Tip Setting the Time, Date and Sound .................................. 24
Blood sample pulled in here. Set-up for Basic (L-1) and Advanced (L-2) Modes ......... 27
Personalizing LO, HI and Reminder Settings.................. 28
Your MICROLET2 Lancing Device Using Marker and Reminder Features ............................ 30
Re-setting Handle Transferring Results to a Computer ................................ 36
Grip Indent Viewing Results: Basic Mode.......................................... 37
Release Button Viewing Results: Advanced Mode .................................. 39

Lancet Holder Error Codes and Symbols ............................................... 42

SERVICE & CARE


Changing the Batteries ................................................... 47
Lancet

TECHNICAL,
Caring for Your Meter ...................................................... 49
Round Protective Cap
Symptoms of High or Low Blood Glucose ..................... 50
Endcap Dial Specifications .................................................................. 51
Adjustable Endcap Service Information ......................................................... 57
Warranty .......................................................................... 58
iii Supplies........................................................................... 61

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Your Meter Display Icon What it Means
The picture below shows all the symbols that appear

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on your meter display. To view, with the meter off, press Top area on the display presenting date and time.
and hold or . All display segments will appear
Pre-meal result marker.
for 10 seconds. If you need more than 10 seconds to
check the display, press and hold or again.
Post-meal result marker.

Identifies a Logbook entry.

Your Meter Overview


Your Meter Overview

Indicates a reminder has been set.

Center area on the display that shows either


your test result or any error codes.

The meter is ready to test.

Control solution result marker.

While all characters are displayed, it is very Indicates it is too cold or too hot for your meter
important to verify that is fully displayed. If to test accurately.
there are missing segments, see Error Codes and
Symbols (pages 42 - 46). This may affect the way you Indicates Average.
see your results.
Results are displayed as mg/dL or mmol/L. The
7 appears when viewing 7 day HILO summary.

Day/month format.

The batteries are low and need to be changed,


and will remain on display until batteries are
changed.

Appear if the meter is in 12 hour setup.

Indicates sound is turned on.


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Thank you for choosing the CONTOURNEXT EZ Check your display to ensure that results are being

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blood glucose monitoring system! We are proud to displayed in mg/dL. If they are not, contact Bayer
be your partner in helping you manage Diabetes Care Customer Service at 1-800-348-8100
your diabetes. (available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week).
Customizable: The CONTOURNEXT EZ meter allows
Your Meter Features
you to set personal choices for some features. For
Easy: The CONTOUR NEXT EZ blood glucose monitoring more information, please see pages 27 - 35.
system is about simplicity. You will notice its simple

Important Safety Information


Your Meter Features

approach the first time you see it. Important Safety Information
Automatic: Your CONTOUR NEXT EZ meter is designed Always keep the test strips in the
with No CodingTM technology, to automatically code original bottle. Tightly close the
itself every time you insert a CONTOURNEXT test strip. bottle immediately after removing
It will even tell you when a test strip is underfilled. a test strip. The bottle is designed too
keep the test strips dry. Exposure to
room humidity from leaving the bottle e
open or not storing them in the original al
bottle can damage your test strips.
Programmed: Your CONTOUR NEXT EZ meter has been This could lead to inaccurate test results.
preset at the factory with the standard date and time
Wash and dry your hands well before and
for your convenience.
after testing.
Your meter has been preset and locked to display
Test strips are for single use only. Do not use a
results in mg/dL (milligrams of glucose per deciliter).
test strip that appears damaged or has
In some countries, the meters are preset to display
been used.
units in mmol/L (millimoles of glucose per liter);
Your test strip is designed to easily sip the
Results in mg/dL will never have a decimal point;
blood into the sample tip. Do not drop blood
Results in mmol/L will always have a decimal point. directly on the flat surface of the test strip.
Example: or Do not press the test strip against your finger
when testing. This may block the sample tip.


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Important Safety Information
Let the meter and test strips adjust to the Have all the materials you will need ready
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temperature where you are testing. Whenever the before you begin testing. This includes your
meter is moved from one location to another, allow CONTOURNEXT EZ meter, the CONTOURNEXT test
approximately 20 minutes for the meter to adjust to strips, the MICROLET2 lancing device and MICROLET
the temperature of a new location before performing lancets. You will also need CONTOURNEXT
a blood glucose test. The meter has been designed control solution to run a quality control check.
to give accurate results at temperatures between CONTOURNEXT control solutions are sold separately
41 and 113F. if not included in the meter kit.
Important Safety Information

Check the expiration dates on your test strips The MICROLET2 lancing device is intended for self

TESTING
and control solution. It is important to not use the testing by a single patient. It must not be used on
test strips or control solution if the expiration date more than one person due to the risk of infection.
printed on the bottle label and carton has passed. Use a new MICROLET lancet each time you test
For the control solution do not use if it has been six because it is no longer sterile after use.
months since you first opened the bottle. It will help
Do not perform a blood glucose test when the
to write the six month discard date on the control
CONTOURNEXT EZ meter is connected to an external
solution label.
device, e.g., computer.

Important Safety Information


For more information about cleaning and disinfecting
Use only approved equipment from the manufacturer
your meter or lancing device see:
or certified body such as UL or TUV.
FDA Public Health Notification: Use of Fingerstick Devices
on More than One Person Poses Risk for Transmitting The CONTOUR NEXT EZ blood glucose monitoring
Bloodborne Pathogens: Initial Communication (2010) system has not been evaluated using capillary blood
http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/Safety/ samples obtained from sites other than the fingertip.
AlertsandNotices/ucm224025.htm
Use only CONTOUR NEXT test strips with your
CDC Clinical Reminder: Use of Fingerstick Devices
on More than One Person Poses Risk for Transmitting
CONTOUR NEXT EZ system.
Bloodborne Pathogens (2010) http://www.cdc.gov/ Use only CONTOURNEXT control solution with your
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The following steps are shown in the proper order 3. Insert the lancet firmly into
for performing a blood glucose test, pages 8 - 14. the lancing device until it
comes to a full stop. This
Preparing the Test Strip will re-set the device. You
1. Wash and dry your hands well before testing. can also pull and release
the re-setting handle.
2. Remove a CONTOURNEXT test strip from the bottle.
4. Twist off the round
3. Hold the test strip with the protective lancet cap.
gray square end facing up. Be sure to save it for
4. Insert the gray square end disposing of the

TESTING
TESTING

into the test strip port on used lancet.


the meter.

The meter will turn on. An image of a test strip with a


flashing blood drop will appear letting you know 5. Replace the gray
the meter is ready to test. endcap prior to getting
your blood drop.
Getting Ready to Test

Getting Ready to Test


Preparing the Lancing Device

6. The puncture depth


1. Remove the endcap from
depends on the endcap
the MICROLET2 lancing
setting and the amount
device with your thumb on
of pressure applied to
the grip indent as shown.
the puncture site. You
Shallow Deep
will determine which
Puncture Puncture
2. Loosen the round combination works
protective cap on a lancet best for you.
by rotating it turn, but
do not remove it. Always
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Getting the Blood Drop and Testing WARNING
1. Press the endcap firmly The meter and lancing device are for single
against the fingertip patient use. Do not share them with anyone
and press the blue including other family members! Do not use
release button with on multiple patients!1,2
your thumb. All parts of the kit are considered
biohazardous and can potentially transmit
2. Stroke your hand and infectious diseases, even after you have
finger towards the performed cleaning and disinfection.
puncture site to form a Always wash your hands well with soap and

TESTING
TESTING

drop of blood. Do not water before and after testing, handling the
squeeze around the meter, lancing device, or test strips.
puncture site.
For complete instructions on cleaning and
disinfecting your meter and lancing device,
3. Test immediately after a please see pages 15 - 19.
good blood drop
Testing Your Blood

Testing Your Blood


has formed. Do not press the tip against the skin or place the blood
on top of the test strip or you could get inaccurate
Suggested drop size results or errors.
If the first blood drop is not enough, the meter may
4. Immediately touch the tip of
beep twice and display a strip underfill screen
the test strip to the drop of
image .
blood. The blood is pulled
into the test strip through You have 20 seconds to apply more blood onto the
the tip. same strip. If you are not able to apply enough blood
within that time, an E2 error code will be displayed.
Hold the tip of the test
Dispose of the used test strip as medical waste and
strip in the blood
start over with a new strip.
drop until the
meter beeps.
Fingertip Testing
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Test Results
5. After a beep, you will see the Expected Values
meter count down 5 seconds Blood glucose values will vary depending on food
and your blood test result is intake, medication dosages, health, stress, or activity.
displayed and automatically Non diabetic plasma glucose concentrations are
stored in the meter memory. normally maintained within a relatively narrow range,
Please do not touch the test roughly 70 - 110 mg/dL in a fasting state.3 You should
strip during the countdown as consult with your health care professional for
this may result in an error. glucose values specific to your needs.

TESTING
TESTING

CAUTION:
NOTE: You can set your meter to use meal marker If your blood glucose reading is under 50 mg/dL,
options. See Advanced Mode settings (L-2) on or you see (less than 10 mg/dL) on the meter
pages 27 - 29. If you want to mark your result you will display, follow medical advice immediately.
need to do it before removing the test strip.
If your test result is above 250 mg/dL, or you see
(greater than 600 mg/dL) on the meter display,
6. Remove the test strip to call your health care professional as soon
Testing Your Blood

Testing Your Blood


turn your meter off. Dispose as possible.
of the used test strip as Always consult your health care professional
medical waste. before changing your medication based on
7. Always wash your hands CONTOURNEXTEZ test results.
well with soap and water
before and after testing,
handling the meter, lancing
device, or test strips.


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Removing the Used Lancet Cleaning and Disinfection
1. In one hand, hold the Your CONTOURNEXT EZ system should be cleaned and
lancing device with disinfected once a week. Use only Clorox Germicidal
your thumb on the grip Wipes containing 0.55% sodium hypochlorite (bleach),
indent. With your other which has been proven to be safe to use with the
hand, hold the gray CONTOUR NEXT EZ meter and MICROLET2 lancing
endcap dial as shown device.
and gently snap off the Cleaning is the removal of visible dirt and debris, but
endcap. does not reduce the risk for transmission of infectious
2. Place the round diseases. Your CONTOUR NEXT EZ system should be

TESTING
TESTING

protective lancet cap on cleaned of dirt and debris once a week.


a flat surface with the Disinfecting (if performed properly) reduces the risk of
Bayer logo facing down. transmitting infectious diseases. Your meter and lancing
3. With the used lancet still device should be disinfected once a week.
in the lancing device, NOTE: If the meter is being operated by a second
push the lancet needle person who is providing testing assistance to you,
completely into the the meter and lancing device should be disinfected
Testing Your Blood

Cleaning and Disinfection


middle of the exposed prior to use by the second person.
side of the cap.
Signs of Deterioration
4. While pressing the
b release button (a), pull The cleaning and disinfecting directions provided will not
the re-setting handle (b), cause any damage or degradation to the external case,
a
and the lancet will drop buttons or display. You should call Bayer Diabetes Care
into the container you Customer Service at 1-800-348-8100 for assistance if
have selected. you notice any of the following:
5. Dispose of the used Changes in the meter case or display.
lancet as medical waste. Discoloration of the batteries; replace batteries and
make sure no fluid is entering the battery compartment
Do not reuse lancets. Use a new MICROLET lancet during the cleaning and disinfection process.
each time you test.


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Disinfecting Your Meter

Clorox Germicidal Wipes are available for Supplies Needed for Disinfecting:
purchase online at http://www.officedepot.com or Clorox Germicidal Wipes containing 0.55% sodium
http://www.amazon.com or for more information hypochlorite (bleach)
call Bayer Diabetes Care Customer Service at
Paper towels
1-800-348-8100 (available 24 hours a day, 7 days
a week). Timing device
1. Before disinfecting, clean the meter as described
For more information see: above in Cleaning Your Meter.
FDA Public Health Notification: Use of Fingerstick Devices
on More than One Person Poses Risk for Transmitting
For proper disinfection, you must keep all meter

TESTING
TESTING

Bloodborne Pathogens: Initial Communication (2010)


http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/Safety/ surfaces wet for 60 seconds.
AlertsandNotices/ucm224025.htm
CDC Clinical Reminder: Use of Fingerstick Devices on More Using a new Clorox Germicidal Wipe, carefully wipe
than One Person Poses Risk for Transmitting Bloodborne all outer surfaces of your meter until wet.
Pathogens (2010) http://www.cdc.gov/injectionsafety/ Do not allow cleaning solution to run into the meter
Fingerstick-DevicesBGM.html
through areas such as around the buttons or the
Cleaning Your Meter meters test strip or data ports.
Cleaning and Disinfection

Cleaning and Disinfection


Data Port
Supplies Needed for Cleaning:
Clorox Germicidal Wipes containing 0.55% sodium
hypochlorite (bleach)
Paper towels
1. Clean the meter with Clorox Germicidal Wipes until
all soil is removed. Do not allow cleaning solution to
run into the meter through areas such as around the
buttons or the meters test strip or data ports. Buttons
Test Strip Port
2. Dry as necessary with a clean paper towel.
2. Dry all meter surfaces and test strip port using a
clean paper towel if needed.


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Cleaning Your Lancing Device
Supplies Needed for Cleaning:
3. Using a new Clorox
Clorox Germicidal Wipes containing 0.55% sodium Germicidal Wipe,
hypochlorite (bleach) carefully wipe all external
Paper towels and internal surfaces of
1. Clean the MICROLET2 lancing device with Clorox the endcap until wet.
Germicidal Wipes until all soil is removed.
2. Dry as necessary with a clean paper towel. For proper disinfection, you must keep all lancing
Disinfecting Your Lancing Device device surfaces wet for 60 seconds.

TESTING
TESTING

Supplies Needed for Disinfecting: 4. Use Clorox Germicidal


Clorox Germicidal Wipes containing 0.55% sodium Wipes to disinfect all
hypochlorite (bleach) exposed surfaces of your
Paper towels lancing device until wet.
Timing device 5. Dry all lancing device
surfaces and endcap with
1. Before disinfecting, clean the lancing device as
a clean paper towel if
Cleaning and Disinfection

Cleaning and Disinfection


described above in Cleaning Your Lancing Device.
needed.
Signs of Deterioration: Your MICROLET2 lancing
device has been tested for 260 cycles of the cleaning
2. Remove the endcap and disinfection procedure (one cycle per week for
and lancet if present. 5 years). The MICROLET2 lancing device has been
demonstrated to withstand 5 years of cleaning and
disinfection without damage. However, if your device
malfunctions for any cause, contact Bayer Diabetes
Care Customer Service at 1-800-348-8100 (available
For proper disinfection, you must keep all endcap 24 hours a day, 7 days a week) to troubleshoot and
surfaces wet for 60 seconds. provide a solution.
Warranty: Your MICROLET2 lancing device is warranted
for 5 years.

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Control Solution Testing
Use only Bayers CONTOURNEXT control solutions
(Level 1 and Level 2) with your CONTOURNEXT EZ 3. Hold the test strip with the
blood glucose monitoring system. gray square end facing up.
Using anything other than CONTOUR NEXT control 4. Insert the gray square end
solution could present incorrect results. into the test strip port on
You should perform a control test: the meter.
When using your meter for the first time;
When you open a new bottle or package of test strips;

TESTING
TESTING

If you think your meter may not be working properly; The meter will turn on. An
If you have repeated unexpected blood image of a test strip with
glucose results. a flashing blood drop will
appear letting you know the
Level 1 and Level 2 control solutions are available and
meter is ready to test.
sold separately if not included in the meter kit. Always
use Bayers CONTOUR NEXT control solutions. Other
brands could present incorrect results. If you need help
Control Solution Testing

Control Solution Testing


5. Gently rock the control bottle before opening to
locating CONTOUR NEXT control solutions, call Bayer ensure it is mixed well.
Diabetes Care Customer Service at 1-800-348-8100
(available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week). 6. Squeeze a small drop
1. Wash and dry your hands well before and of control solution onto
after testing. a clean nonabsorbent
2. Remove a test strip from the bottle and firmly snap surface. Do not apply
the lid closed. control solution to
your fingertip or to the
NOTE: Check the expiration date on the test strip test strip directly from
bottle and the expiration and discard dates on the bottle.
control solution. Do not use expired materials.


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7. Immediately touch the tip of the test strip to the drop 9. Compare your control test result
of control solution. The solution is pulled into the test to the ranges provided on the test
strip through the tip. strip bottle or carton.
8. Hold it in the drop until the meter beeps.

You will see the meter If your control test result is out of range, do not
count down 5 seconds until use your meter for blood glucose testing until you
the test is complete and resolve the issue. See What You Should Do on

TESTING
TESTING

your control test result is page 45.


displayed.
To turn your meter off,
simply remove the test strip.
Dispose of the used test
strip as medical waste.
The meter will automatically The result will be
Control Solution Testing

Control Solution Testing


recognize and mark the automatically marked and
control result for you. stored in the meter memory.
Control results will not be
included in your blood
glucose averages or in the
NOTE: The does not indicate the control test 7 day HI-LO summary.
result is within the specified range. It only marks it
as a control solution test. It will not be included in IMPORTANT: To ensure accuracy of your blood
your averages. glucose test results and accuracy of your control
test results, use only CONTOURNEXT control
solutions.


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Setting the Time, Date and Sound If you selected a 12 hour
Your CONTOURNEXT EZ meter allows you to set the time setting, the AM or PM
date, time, and sound as you like them. will now flash. Press or
Setting the Time, Date and Sound

Setting the Time, Date and Sound


to select AM or PM.
You can view 12 or 24 hour time;
Press M to set.
month/day or day.month; and
Setting the Month and Day Format
choose to have your meter beep or not.
To get into set-up mode when the meter is off, press
and hold M for 3 seconds. A complete display will m/d will now flash on the
briefly appear, then numbers will flash in the top left display. Press or to
corner of the display. select the format you wish
Setting the Time (m/d for month/day format or
d.m for day.month format).
Press M to set.
With the 12H flashing on
the display, press or to
select the 12H (with AM and
PM) or 24H setting.
Setting the Date
SETUP AND USE

SETUP AND USE


Press M to set.
The year will be flashing.
Press or to select the
The number in the hour current year.
position will now flash. Press Press M to set.
or until you reach the
current hour. The month will now flash.
Press M to set. Press or to select
the month.
The minute will now flash. Press M to set.
Press or to select the
current minute. The day will now flash. Press
Press M to set. or to select the day.
Press M to set.

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Setting the Sound Set-up for Basic (L-1) and
The flashing bell symbol will Advanced (L-2) Modes
now appear on the display Your new CONTOURNEXT EZ meter is pre-set for the
Setting the Time, Date and Sound

along with the word . Basic Mode and offers the same easy test procedure in
This option controls whether either the Basic or Advanced Mode.
you want to hear the beep

Set-up for Basic (L-1) and


sound during testing. BASIC MODE (L-1) ADVANCED MODE (L-2)

Advanced (L-2) Modes


7 day HI and LO summary 7 day HI and LO summary
To turn the beep sound off 14 day average 7, 14, and 30 day averages
480 test result memory 480 test result memory
during testing, press or
Pre- and post-meal markers
to display . 30 day pre- and post-meal
Press M to set. averages
Selectable post-meal
reminders (2.5, 2.0, 1.5,
After setting the sound, 1.0 hours)
Personal HI and LO test
will flash. To keep your meter
settings
in Basic Mode, press M to
SETUP AND USE

SETUP AND USE


set. To change your meter
to Advanced Mode, press
or to change to , and
press M to set. Your meter is pre-set to Basic To set your meter to
Mode. If you have set your Advanced Mode, and take
meter to the Advanced Mode, advantage of meal markers
If you are using Basic Mode and want to return to Basic and other functions available
(L-1 will appear on your Mode: to you:
1. Press M to turn your meter on. 1. Press M to turn your meter on.
display), you have completed Wait to see the flashing test Wait to see the flashing test
your meter set-up. strip. strip.
2. Press and hold or for 3 2. Press and hold or for 3
seconds. seconds.
3. L-2 will flash. 3. L-1 will flash.
4. Press or to change 4. Press or to change
to L-1. to L-2.

5. Press M to set. 5. Press M to set.
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Personalizing LO, HI and Post-Meal Test Reminder Set-up
Reminder Settings To change the reminder
time for post-meal testing,
If you selected Advanced
press or to display the
Mode (L-2 on your display)
options available. Select 2.5,
you can change your meters
2.0, 1.5, or 1.0 hour(s) to set
personal low and high
Personalizing LO, HI and

Personalizing LO, HI and


your post-meal reminder
blood glucose settings. By
(default is 2.0 hours). Press
personalizing these settings,
M to set.
Reminder Settings

Reminder Settings
your CONTOURNEXT EZ
meter will help you track
these HI and LO results. You have now completed
The LO setting will flash your CONTOURNEXTEZ
(default 72 mg/dL). To meter set-up for Advanced
change this setting, press Mode!
or until you reach your
desired LO setting, and
then press M to set. (The
SETUP AND USE

SETUP AND USE


range of values for LO is
60 - 90 mg/dL).
Your HI blood glucose
setting will now flash
(default 180 mg/dL). To
change, press or until
you reach your desired HI
setting. Press M to set. (The
range of values for HI is
100 - 250 mg/dL).


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Using the Markers If you want to mark the test result
Before you remove your test strip, press or to
Using Marker and Reminder Features

Using Marker and Reminder Features


If you have set up your
meter in Advanced Mode, select the marker you want to set. The marker will flash.
your meter will display
three markers after you
test your blood. To mark a result with the
pre-meal marker, press M
Pre-meal = Marks a when the flashes.
test result that was taken
before a meal.

Post-meal = Marks a
The will then flash. This
test result that was taken feature allows you to set a
after a meal. reminder to remind you to
run a post-meal test.
Logbook = The logbook marker can be used to
mark any result as being unique or different in some The reminder is available
way, and for which you may want to make notes in only after setting a pre-meal
SETUP AND USE

SETUP AND USE


your logbook. Seeing a result with this symbol next to marker.
it in the memory will help remind you that there is more
information recorded about this test result. If you want to set the
reminder, press M. The
Please see the following pages to use these options.
will appear and stop
If you do not want to mark the test result flashing.
Remove the used test strip to automatically save the If you do not want to set the
test result in the meter memory with no markers. This reminder, press or and
will also turn the meter off. the will disappear. Press
M to set.
To mark a result with the post-meal marker, press or
until the flashes. Press M to set.
To mark a result with the logbook, press or until

the flashes. Press M to set.
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Using Marker and Reminder Features
Using the Reminder Feature To Cancel a Reminder

Using Marker and Reminder Features


When the reminder sounds, When the meter is off, press
the meter will automatically M to turn on the meter. The
turn on. The reminder will date and time will appear
beep 20 times, and the along with the .
display will show the pre- Press or twice and the
meal test result you marked reminder icon will disappear.
when you set the reminder. Press M to cancel the
Pressing any button will reminder.
silence the reminder.
You can now run another test by placing a test strip in
the test strip port and following the testing instructions
(page 8).
When you have completed
this test and the result is
shown on the display, will
flash. To mark this test as a
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SETUP AND USE


post-meal result, press M. If
you do not want to mark this
test, remove the test strip to
turn the meter off. Dispose
of the used test strip as
medical waste.
If you decide not to test after the reminder sounds,
press any button to turn your meter off.
The meter will only set one reminder at a time. It will
remember the last reminder set.


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Using Marker and Reminder Features After performing a test

Using Marker and Reminder Features


To Mark What It Means
You Will See To Set You Will See
Results

Result is marked as a
Pre-Meal
Press M pre-meal test. You can
Press or (Flashing) now set a reminder.

Reminder is set to go off in


Reminder the amount of time you have
Press M
Press or (Flashing) set (1.0 2.5 hours) to remind
you to run a post-meal test.

Post-Meal Result is marked as a


Press M
Press or (Flashing) post-meal test.*
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SETUP AND USE


Result is marked in memory
Logbook
Press M as unique. You should note
Press or (Flashing) this in your logbook.

*Post-meal glucose measurements should be made 1-2 hours


after the beginning of the meal.4


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Transferring Results to a Computer Viewing Basic Mode Results
You can transfer test results from the Press M to turn your meter on. Press M again to view
Transferring Results to a Computer

CONTOURNEXTEZ meter to a computer, where they the memory.


can be summarized in a report with graphs and tables.
To make use of this feature, you need Bayers diabetes The 14 day average will

Viewing Results: Basic Mode


management software GLUCOFACTS Deluxe appear in the center of the
and a data cable from Bayer. For a free download display with the number of
of the software go to www.bayerglucofacts.com results shown at the top of
or call Bayer Diabetes Care Customer Service at the display. Control results
1-800-348-8100 (available 24 hours a day, are not included in this 14
7 days a week). day average.

IMPORTANT: The CONTOUR NEXT EZ meter has Press to view the 7 day
not been tested by Bayer for use with any software high and low summary.
other than Bayers diabetes management software. At the top of the display
Bayer is not responsible for any erroneous results you will see the number
from the use of other software. of HI results (above
180 mg/dL) and LO results
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SETUP AND USE


(below 72 mg/dL) during the
preceding 7 day period and
the total number of results
during that period.


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Press twice to review Viewing Advanced Mode Results
previous results.
In Advanced Mode (L-2), you have all of the options
Results will be shown described in Basic Mode plus additional items

Viewing Results: Advanced Mode


starting with the most available.
recent. Each result will show
Viewing Results: Basic Mode

the date and time the test


was taken. Press M to turn your meter
You can press or to on. Briefly press M again to
scroll forward or backward view the 14 day average
through the results. including the number of
results used to obtain
the average.

When appears on the Press to review previous


display, you have viewed all results.
of the results in the memory.
Results will be shown
starting with the most
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SETUP AND USE


recent. Each result will show
NOTES: the date and time the test
was taken.
Averages include the specified time period plus
the current day. You can press or to scroll forward or backward
The meter will hold 480 results in the memory. through the results.
When the maximum is reached, the oldest test When appears on the display, you have viewed all
result will be removed as a new test is completed of the results in the memory.
and saved to the memory.
Press M to turn the meter off, or it will
automatically turn off after 3 minutes.
represents the number of test results.


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Viewing Advanced Mode Averages
Press M to turn your meter on. Press M again to view
the 14 day average including the number of results
Viewing Results: Advanced Mode

Viewing Results: Advanced Mode


used to obtain the average. Press again to view
the 30 day average of
Press to view the 7 day results marked with a
high and low summary. pre-meal marker.
At the top of the display you
will see the number of HI
and LO results. In the center
of the display is the total
number of results. Press again to view
the 30 day average of
Press to view the 7 day results marked with a
average. post-meal marker.
You will see the average in
the center of the display and
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SETUP AND USE


the number of results along
the top.
Press again and you will
see .
Press M to turn the meter
Press to view the 30 day off, or it will automatically
average. turn off after 3 minutes.
This will display the average
in the center and the number
of readings along the top.


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Error Codes and Symbols
What You What It What You What It
What You Should Do What You Should Do
See Means See Means
(will Remove the test strip and retest
Replace the batteries as soon as The meter is
remain on the Low batteries. using a new test strip. Wait until
possible. E3 sensing a used
display) you see the flashing blood drop
test strip.
on the display before testing.
(will The wrong
If control testing, make sure
flash for 10 control solution
to use CONTOURNEXT control
seconds was used.
Dead batteries. Replace the batteries. solution.
and then the
meter will E4
Test strip
turn off) Remove and reinsert the test
not inserted
strip properly (see page 8).
correctly.
The meter is Proceed with the testing of your
ready to test. blood.
Remove the test strip and retest
Not enough Add more blood within 20 using a new test strip. If you
Error Codes and Symbols

Error Codes and Symbols


blood sample. seconds. E5 E9 Potential continue to have problems,
E6 E12 software or contact Bayer Diabetes
Move to an area that is within E8 E13 hardware issue. Care Customer Service at
E1 the operating range for the 1-800-348-8100 (available
Temperature out
meter: 41 113F. Let the meter 24 hours a day, 7 days a week).
of range.
adjust to this temperature for 20
minutes before performing a test. Remove the test strip and retest
E7
using a new test strip. Make
The test strip Incorrect test
certain that you are using a
has not filled Remove the test strip and retest strip.
E2 CONTOURNEXT test strip from
enough for an using a new test strip. Wait until Bayer.
accurate test. you see the flashing blood drop
Insufficient on the display before testing. This error occurs only in
blood drop. Communication mode. See
pages 24 - 25 to reset the date or
Invalid date or time. If you continue to see
E10
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time. this error, please contact Bayer
TECHNICAL,

TECHNICAL,
Diabetes Care Customer Service
at 1-800-348-8100 (available
24 hours a day, 7 days a week).


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If you do not resolve the problem, contact Bayer If you do not resolve the problem, contact Bayer
Diabetes Care Customer Service at 1-800-348-8100 Diabetes Care Customer Service at 1-800-348-8100
(available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week). (available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week).

What You What It What You What It


What You Should Do What You Should Do
See Means See Means
Remove the test strip and Test strip or
retest using a new test strip. control solution
Check all expiration dates and
Be sure you wash and dry your is past the
discard dates. Do not use expired
E11 Abnormal result. hands well and carefully follow expiration date
testing materials.
instructions in this user guide. or is past the
Only Bayers CONTOURNEXT test discard date.
strip should be used.
Test strip is
Wash and dry your hands well deteriorated Run another control test with
and the test site. Repeat the test due to heat or a new test strip and control
Test result is
using a new test strip. exposure to solution.
above
If your result still flashes HI, Control test moisture.
600 mg/dL.
contact your health care result is out
Error Codes and Symbols

Error Codes and Symbols


Control solution
professional as soon as possible. of range
is not at room Gently rock the control bottle
(too high or
temperature to ensure the control solution is
CAUTION: Glucose levels above too low).
or may not be mixed well.
250 mg/dL may indicate a potentially mixed well.
serious medical condition. Incorrect control
Make sure you are using Bayers
solution was
Repeat the test using a new CONTOURNEXT control solution.
used.
test strip.
Test result is If result is still out of range,
If your result still flashes
below 10 mg/dL. contact Bayer Diabetes Care
LO, follow medical advice Meter could be
immediately. Customer Service at
damaged.
1-800-348-8100 (available 24
hours a day, 7 days a week).
CAUTION: Glucose levels below
50 mg/dL may indicate a potentially
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serious medical condition.
TECHNICAL,

TECHNICAL,

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If you do not resolve the problem, contact Bayer Changing the Batteries
Diabetes Care Customer Service at 1-800-348-8100
(available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week).
Batteries should be replaced
What You What It
What You Should Do
when the meter continually
See Means displays or the meter
Some
Compare meter display with the
briefly shows and then
display turns off (See Error Codes
illustration on page 2.
segments
Possible meter
If the display is not correct, and Symbols, page 42).
do not
contact Bayer Diabetes
appear electronics
Care Customer Service at
when the failure.
1-800-348-8100 (available
meter
24 hours a day, 7 days 1. Turn off your meter before
initially
a week).
turns on. changing your batteries.
Results 2. Press firmly on the battery
are not
Contact Bayer Diabetes cover and slide in the
displayed This may affect
Error Codes and Symbols

Care Customer Service at direction of the arrow.


in expected the way you see

Changing the Batteries


1-800-348-8100 (available
units of your results.
24 hours a day, 7 days a week).
measure
(mg/dL). NOTE: If you put the new batteries in the meter
within 5 minutes of taking the old ones out, all your
settings and results will be saved. If you take more
than 5 minutes, you will need to reset the date and
time although your other settings and results will
be saved.

3. Remove the old batteries


by pressing the top of the
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battery which will raise the
TECHNICAL,

TECHNICAL,
bottom of the battery up.


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4. Place new batteries under
Caring for Your Meter
the prongs and into the Store meter in the carrying case provided whenever
battery compartment possible.
with the + side up. [Use Wash and dry hands well before handling to keep
two 3-volt (DL2032 or the meter and test strips free of water, oils and
CR2032) lithium batteries.] other contaminants.
Handle the meter carefully to avoid damaging the
electronics or causing other malfunctions.
5. Slide the battery cover Avoid exposing meter and test strips to excessive
back into place, lining up humidity, heat, cold, dust, or dirt.
with the open slots, and Clean and disinfect your meter as recommended on
close firmly. pages 15 - 19.

WARNING
Changing the Batteries

Caring for Your Meter


Keep batteries away from children. Lithium
batteries are poisonous. If swallowed,
immediately contact your doctor or poison
control center. Discard batteries according to
your local environmental regulations.

Bayer offers the Free Batteries for Life Program.


When your batteries are low, please call
1-800-348-8100 (available 24 hours a day,
7 days a week) for your free batteries.
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TECHNICAL,

TECHNICAL,

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Symptoms of High or Low System Specifications
Blood Glucose Test Sample: Capillary whole blood
You can better understand your test results by being Test Result: Glucose measurements are reported as
aware of the symptoms of high or low blood glucose. plasma equivalents.
According to the American Diabetes Association, some Sample Volume: 0.6 L
of the most common symptoms are:5 Measuring Range: 20 - 600 mg/dL
Results: 5-second countdown
Low blood glucose High blood glucose
(Hypoglycemia): (Hyperglycemia): Memory Feature: Stores most recent 480 test results
Symptoms of High or Low Blood Glucose

shakiness frequent urination Battery Type: Two 3-volt lithium batteries, 225 mAh
sweating excessive thirst capacity (DL2032 or CR2032)
fast heartbeat blurred vision Battery Life: Approximately 1000 tests
blurred vision increased fatigue (1 yr. average use)
confusion hunger Operating Temperature Range: 41 - 113F
passing out Humidity: 10 - 93% RH
Ketones (Ketoacidosis):
irritability Dimensions: 3.03" (H) x 2.24" (W) x 0.74" (T)
seizure shortness of breath 77 mm (H) x 57 mm (W) x 19 mm (T)
extreme hunger nausea or vomiting
Weight: 1.7 oz. (47.5 grams)
dizziness very dry mouth

Specifications
Sound: A beep sounds when the meter is turned on,
Information For Safety a test strip is inserted, when a test strip is filled with
blood, or when a test result appears on the display.
If you are experiencing any of these symptoms, Two beeps sound when the meter turns off or to
test your blood glucose. If your test result is indicate an error. You will hear twenty beeps when a
under 50 mg/dL or above 250 mg/dL, contact programmed reminder sounds.
your health care professional immediately. Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC): The
CONTOURNEXT EZ meter complies with the
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For additional information and a complete list of
electromagnetic requirements specified in ISO 15197:
TECHNICAL,

TECHNICAL,
symptoms, contact your health care professional
2003. Electromagnetic emissions are low and unlikely
or refer to the website of the American Diabetes
to interfere with other nearby electronic equipment, nor
Association: www.diabetes.org.
are emissions from nearby electronic equipment likely

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Limitations

to interfere with the CONTOUR NEXTEZ system. Altitude: Up to 20,674 feet (6,301 meters) does not
Immunity to electrostatic discharge meets the significantly affect results.
requirements of IEC 61000-4-2: 2008. It is advisable Alternative Site Testing: Not for use with Alternative
to avoid use of electronic devices in very dry Site Testing.
environments especially if synthetic materials are Lipemic Specimen: Cholesterol concentrations
present. The CONTOURNEXTEZ meter has been >1,168 mg/dL or triglyceride concentrations >4,709
tested for radio frequency interference at the frequency mg/dL may produce inaccurate results.
range and test levels specified by ISO 15197: 2003.
Peritoneal Dialysis Solutions: Icodextrin does not
To avoid radio frequency interference do not use the
interfere with CONTOURNEXT test strips.
CONTOUR NEXT EZ meter near cellular or cordless
telephones, walkie talkies, garage door openers, radio Xylose: Do not use during or soon after xylose
transmitters or other electrical or electronic equipment absorption testing. Xylose in the blood will cause
that are sources of electromagnetic radiation, as these an interference.
may interfere with the proper operation of the meter. Hematocrit: CONTOURNEXT test strip results are not
Principles of the Procedure: The CONTOURNEXTEZ significantly affected by hematocrit levels in the range
blood glucose test is based on measurement of of 15% to 65%.
electrical current caused by the reaction of the glucose Contraindications: Capillary blood glucose testing
with the reagents on the electrode of the strip. The may not be clinically appropriate for persons with
reduced peripheral blood flow. Shock, severe
Specifications

Specifications
blood sample is drawn into the tip of the test strip
through capillary action. Glucose in the sample reacts hypotension and severe dehydration are examples
with FAD glucose dehydrogenase (FAD-GDH) and the of clinical conditions that may adversely affect the
mediator. Electrons are generated, producing a current measurement of glucose in peripheral blood.7
that is proportional to the glucose in the sample. After Interference: Certain substances occurring in the
the reaction time, the glucose concentration in the blood naturally (uric acid, bilirubin) or from therapeutic
sample is displayed. No calculation is required. treatments (ascorbic acid, acetaminophen) will not
Comparison Options: The CONTOUR NEXTEZ significantly affect results. The limiting concentrations
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system is designed for use with capillary whole blood. of these compounds are listed on your test strip insert.
TECHNICAL,

TECHNICAL,
Comparison to a laboratory method must be done
simultaneously with aliquots of the same sample.
NOTE: Glucose concentrations drop rapidly due to
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Symbols Used Technical Information
The following symbols are used throughout the product The CONTOURNEXT EZ blood glucose monitoring
labeling for the CONTOURNEXT EZ blood glucose system was tested by 115 lay users using capillary
monitoring system (meter packaging and labeling, and blood samples and three CONTOURNEXT test strip
reagent and control solution packaging and labeling). lots. The results were compared to the YSI Glucose
Batch code Analyzer laboratory reference method, traceable to the
Use by Date (last day of month) CDC hexokinase method. The tables below show how
well the two methods compared.
Consult instructions for use
Table 1 System accuracy results for glucose
In Vitro Diagnostic Medical Device
concentration < 75 mg/dL
Difference range in values
between YSI laboratory Within Within Within
reference method and 5 mg/dL 10 mg/dL 15 mg/dL*
CONTOURNEXTEZ meter

Number (and percent) of


6 of 7 7 of 7 7 of 7
samples within specified
(85.7%) (100.0%) (100.0%)

Technical Information
range

Table 2 System accuracy results for glucose


Symbols Used

concentration 75 mg/dL
Difference range in
values between YSI
laboratory reference Within Within Within Within
method and 5% 10% 15% 20%*
CONTOURNEXT EZ
meter

Number (and
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percent) of samples 83 of 108 104 of 108 107 of 108 108 of 108
TECHNICAL,

TECHNICAL,
within specified (76.9%) (96.3%) (99.1%) (100.0%)
range
*Acceptance criteria in ISO 15197: 2003 are that 95% of all
differences in glucose values (i.e., between reference method
and meter) should be within 15 mg/dL for glucose values less

than 75 mg/dL, and within 20% for glucose values greater than
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Technical Information Service Information
A repeatability study was conducted with the If you have a problem and none of the problem solving
CONTOURNEXTEZ blood glucose monitoring system steps in this user guide help, contact Bayer Diabetes
using five venous whole blood specimens with glucose Care Customer Service at 1-800-348-8100 (available
levels from 47 to 326 mg/dL. Multiple replicates (n=100 24 hours a day, 7 days a week). We have trained
per lot) were tested using multiple CONTOURNEXTEZ specialists to help you.
blood glucose meters and three lots of CONTOURNEXT Important
blood glucose test strips. The following precision
Speak to a Bayer Diabetes Care Representative
results were obtained.
before returning your meter for any reason. He/
System repeatability results for CONTOUR NEXT EZ she will give you the information needed to get
meter using CONTOUR NEXT test strips your problem handled correctly and efficiently.
Have your CONTOURNEXT EZ blood glucose
Pooled
Standard Coefficient of meter and CONTOURNEXT test strips available
Mean, mg/dL
Deviation Variation, % when you phone. It would also be helpful to have
a bottle of CONTOURNEXT control solution nearby.
47 0.8 1.7
Check List
Technical Information

Service Information
84 1.1 1.3 This check list may be helpful when speaking with
Bayer Diabetes Care Customer Service:
139 2.1 1.5
1. Locate the serial


number (A) and model
202 2.6 1.3
A number (B) on the back
of the meter.
326 5.0 1.5

B
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TECHNICAL,

TECHNICAL,
2. Locate the CONTOUR NEXT test strips expiration date
on the bottle.
3. Check the battery icon on the display.
(See page 47, Changing the Batteries.)

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Warranty
Manufacturers Warranty: Bayer Diabetes Care 3. Bayer Diabetes Care reserves the right to make
warrants to the original purchaser that this instrument changes in design of this instrument without
will be free from defects in materials and workmanship obligation to incorporate such changes into
for 5 years from the date of original purchase (except previously manufactured instruments.
as noted below). During the stated 5-year period, Bayer 4. Bayer Diabetes Care has no knowledge of the
Diabetes Care shall, at no charge, replace a unit found performance of the CONTOURNEXT EZ blood
to be defective with an equivalent or current version of glucose meter when used with any test strips other
the owners model. than CONTOURNEXT test strips, and therefore
Limitations of Warranty: This warranty is subject to makes no warranty of the performance of the
the following exceptions and limitations: CONTOUR NEXT EZ meter when used with any test
1. A 90-day warranty only will be extended for strips other than CONTOUR NEXT test strips or when
consumable parts and/or accessories. the CONTOUR NEXT test strip is altered or modified in
2. This warranty is limited to replacement due to any manner.
defects in parts or workmanship. Bayer Diabetes 5. Bayer Diabetes Care makes no warranty of the
Care shall not be required to replace any units performance of the CONTOUR NEXT EZ meter or test
which malfunction or are damaged due to abuse, results when used with any control solution other
accidents, alteration, modification, misuse, neglect, than CONTOURNEXT control solution.
maintenance by someone other than Bayer BAYER DIABETES CARE MAKES NO OTHER
Diabetes Care, or failure to operate the instrument EXPRESS WARRANTY FOR THIS PRODUCT. THE
in accordance with instructions. Further, Bayer OPTION OF REPLACEMENT, DESCRIBED ABOVE,
Warranty

Warranty
Diabetes Care assumes no liability for malfunction or IS BAYER DIABETES CARES ONLY OBLIGATION
damage to Bayer Diabetes Care instruments caused UNDER THIS WARRANTY.
by the use of reagents other than the appropriate IN NO EVENT SHALL BAYER DIABETES CARE
Bayer reagents (e.g., CONTOURNEXT test strips) BE LIABLE FOR INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR
manufactured or recommended by Bayer CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, EVEN IF BAYER
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Diabetes Care. DIABETES CARE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE
TECHNICAL,

TECHNICAL,
POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.


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Supplies
Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation When calling or writing for supplies be sure to include
of incidental or consequential damages, so the above the number with the name of the replacement part or
limitation or exclusion may not apply to you. This accessory item.
warranty gives you specific legal rights and you may
also have other rights which vary from state to state. Replacement Parts
For warranty service: Purchaser must contact the Part Number* Item
Customer Service Department of Bayer Diabetes Care, 40030030 Two 3-volt lithium batteries DL2032
by calling 1-800-348-8100 (available 24 hours a day, or CR2032
7 days a week) for assistance and/or instructions for 83791927 CONTOURNEXT EZ user guide
the use of this instrument. 83624710 CONTOURNEXT test strips (box of 50)
References 83624826 CONTOURNEXT control solution, Level 1
1 83624818 CONTOUR NEXT control solution, Level 2
FDA Public Health Notification: Use of Fingerstick Devices
on More than One Person Poses Risk for Transmitting
Bloodborne Pathogens: Initial Communication (2010). *Part numbers are subject to change without notice.
http://www.fda.gov/MedicalDevices/Safety/
AlertsandNotices/ucm224025.htm These parts are available in the United States from:
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CDC Clinical Reminder: Use of Fingerstick Devices Bayer HealthCare LLC
on More than One Person Poses Risk for Transmitting Customer Service Department
Bloodborne Pathogens (2010). http://www.cdc.gov/ Order Entry P.O. Box 2004
injectionsafety/Fingerstick-DevicesBGM.html
References

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Mishawaka, IN 46546
Longo DL, et al.: Harrisons Principles of Internal Medicine,

Supplies
or call 1-800-348-8100
18th edition. 2011:3003.
4 (available 24 hours a day, 7 days a week) to order
American Diabetes Association: Clinical Practice
Recommendations. Diabetes Care 2011; 34(1): S1-S96.
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American Diabetes Association, www.diabetes.org
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Tietz Fundamentals of Clinical Chemistry, 5th Edition,
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Edited by Burtis CA and Ashwood ER, W. B. Saunders Co.,
Philadelphia, PA, 2001, p. 444.
TECHNICAL,

TECHNICAL,
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Atkin, S. et al.: Fingerstick Glucose Determination in
Shock. Ann. Int. Med. 114:1020-24; 1991.


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