Bayer HealthCare TS Blood Glucose Meter User Manual

User Guide
Only Use With
CONTOUR ® TS Blood Glucose Meter
and CONTOUR ™ TS Test Strips
Welcome to Simplicity and Accuracy
The CONTOUR TS Meter balances science and simplicity for ease
and accuracy you can depend on. We’re proud to be your partner
in helping you manage your diabetes.
Unlike many meters, the CONTOUR TS Meter does not require you
to enter a numeric code or put in a coding chip; therefore it eliminates coding steps and inaccurate results due to miscoding.
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Setting the Date, Time and Sound
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Error Codes and Symbols
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Replacing the Battery
Caring for the System
Transferring Results to a Computer
Specifications
Service Information
Warranty
Supplies
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Setup
Testing
Preparing the Lancing Device
Inserting the Test Strip
Getting the Blood Drop
Testing Your Blood
Alternative Site Testing
Viewing Stored Test Results
Testing with a Control Solution
Solving
Problems
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Care and
Extras
Your CONTOUR TS System
CONTOUR TS Meter Display
Meter Features
Symptoms of High or Low Blood Sugar
Important Things to Know
Before You Begin
Important
Table of Contents
Important
Your CONTOUR TS Meter:
Your CONTOUR TS System
Display
Button
(Scroll)
Button
(On/Off,
Memory
Recall, Set)
Orange Test
Strip Port
Gray Electrode End:
Your CONTOUR TS
Test Strip:
This end (with the
gray end facing up) is inserted into the orange test
strip port on the meter.
Sample Tip: The
end of the test strip
where the blood is
drawn in.
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NOTE: Your CONTOUR TS Meter only works with
CONTOUR TSNeed
Test Strips!
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While all characters are displayed, it is most important to
verify that
is fully displayed. If there is a difference,
see Error Codes and Symbols (page 25). This may affect the
way you see your results.
Indicates
the meter is
ready to test.
Control result
marker.
Indicates it is too cold or
too hot for your meter
to test accurately.
Center area on the display
that shows either your test
result or any error codes.
Results are
displayed as
either mg/dL
or mmol/L.
14 day
average.
Beeper on/off
indicator.
Indicates the
battery is low
and needs to be
changed.
Important
A full display, as shown below, indicates that all characters in the
display are working properly. You will briefly see this display each
time you turn the meter on. You can see the complete display when
the meter is off by pressing and holding the button. Compare your
meter to the display shown below.
CONTOUR TS Meter Display
CONTOUR TS Meter Display:
or
Displays the
date format.
Bottom area on
the display showing date and time.
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or
will
appear if the meter
is in 12 hour setup.
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Important
Meter Features
Your New CONTOUR TS Monitoring System is the
Perfect Balance of Science and Simplicity
The CONTOUR ® TS Blood Glucose Monitoring System from Bayer
Diabetes Care is designed to make testing your blood glucose
levels easier.
Meter Features
Essential Features for Testing
The CONTOUR TS System requires No Coding
for ease and reliability. This means that the
CONTOUR TS Test Strips automatically code the
meter, so you don’t have to. It provides accurate
results in just 8 seconds, while only requiring 0.6 µL of blood. The
alternate site testing capability allows for more options — test on
your fingertip, palm or forearm.
Designed for Simplicity
The CONTOUR TS Meter is easy to learn and use. The two large
buttons enable simple navigation, while the large LCD display is
easy to read. The orange test strip port makes for easy test strip
insertion.
Overall Convenience
With its optimal size, the CONTOUR TS Meter fits well in the palm
of your hand. It is compact and portable. It provides the accuracy
you need with the ease of use you want.
Performance Data Summary
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The international standard, ISO 15197, requires that at least 95%
of the results from blood glucose meters should be within 20% of
laboratory results when equal to or above 75 mg/dL and within 15
mg/dL when below 75 mg/dL. The CONTOUR TS System exceeded
this goal. A study was conducted on 105 untrained users with
diabetes, testing fingertip blood, to see how well the CONTOUR TS
System compared to laboratory results. The study demonstrated
that 97.9% of the CONTOUR TS System results were within the
accuracy standard.
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Some of the most common symptoms are:1
High blood sugar
(Hyperglycemia):
Low blood sugar
(Hypoglycemia):
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frequent urination
excessive thirst
blurred vision
increased fatigue
extreme hunger
irritability
Ketones (Ketoacidosis) from
untreated Hyperglycemia:
shakiness
sweating
fast heartbeat
blurred vision
strange behavior
confusion
passing out
seizure
• shortness of breath
• nausea and vomiting
• very dry mouth
If you are experiencing any of these symptoms,
test your blood glucose. If your result is displayed
as LO or HI, contact your doctor immediately.
Important
You can better understand your test results by being aware of
the symptoms of high or low blood sugar; this will also help you
decide what to do if your results seem unusual.
Symptoms of High or Low Blood Sugar
Symptoms of High or Low Blood Sugar:
For additional information and symptoms, contact a healthcare
professional or refer to the website for the American Diabetes
Association: www.diabetes.org
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Important
Important Things to Know:
Your CONTOUR TS Blood Glucose Meter is specific for
glucose and has been referenced to plasma/serum values.
Methods calibrated to plasma/serum can be 9 to 15% higher than the results of whole blood glucose assay methods.
Important Things to Know
• Always keep the test strips in the original bottle. Firmly
snap the lid closed immediately after removing a test
strip. The bottle is especially designed to provide a dry environment for the test strips. Extended exposure to room humidity from leaving the bottle open or not storing the test strips in
the original bottle will damage your test strips. Do not expose
test strips to direct sunlight.
• Avoid excessive “milking” of your finger when forming a drop
of blood and test immediately after forming the blood drop.
• DO NOT drop blood directly on the flat surface of the
test strip. Your test strip is designed to easily draw the blood
in through the sample tip.
• DO NOT press the test strip against your finger. This may
block the sample tip.
• DO NOT use a test strip that appears damaged or has
been used. Test strips are for single use only.
IMPORTANT NOTE: Your meter has been preset to display
results in mg/dL (milligrams of glucose per deciliter). Results
in mg/dL will never have a decimal point (e.g.,
); results
in mmol/L (millimoles of glucose per liter) will always have
a decimal point (e.g.,
). Check your display to ensure
that results are being displayed in the expected units; if
they are not, contact your authorized Bayer Diabetes Care
representative.
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2. Read your user guide and all instructional materials provided in
your meter kit before testing.
3. Let the meter and test strips adjust to the temperature of the
location where you are testing. Whenever the meter is moved
from one location to another, allow 20 minutes for the meter
to adjust to the temperature of that new location before
performing a blood glucose test. The products have been designed to give accurate results at temperatures between 41°F
and 113°F.
Important
1. Have all the materials you will need ready before you begin
testing. This includes your CONTOUR TS Meter, the
CONTOUR TS Test Strips, and the Ascensia® MICROLET ® Lancing
Device with Ascensia MICROLET Lancets. You may also need
CONTOUR TS Control Solution to run a quality control check.
Before You Begin
Before You Begin:
4. It is important not to use the test strips or control solution if
the expiration date printed on the bottle label and carton has
passed or if it has been six months (180 days) since you first
opened the bottle. It will help to write the six month discard
date on the label in the area provided when you first open the
test strips or control solution.
5. Wash your hands thoroughly with warm soapy water and dry
them well.
Potential Biohazard
Healthcare professionals or persons using this system on
multiple patients should follow the infection control procedure approved by their facility. All products or objects which
come in contact with human blood, even after cleaning,
should be handled as if capable of transmitting viral diseases.2
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The following steps (pages 8–12) are shown in the
proper order for performing a blood glucose test.
Preparing the Lancing Device:
Testing
Read the Ascensia MICROLET Lancing Device insert for
complete instructions. If your lancing device does not
look like the one pictured, follow the instructions
that came with your device.
Remove the endcap from the
Ascensia MICROLET Lancing
Device.
Preparing the Lancing Device
Rotate (do not remove) the
lancet protective cap ¼ turn.
Insert the lancet firmly until it
comes to a full stop. This will
“cock” the device.
Twist off the lancet
protective cap and
replace the device
endcap.
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Use the gray endcap for fingertip testing.
Use the clear endcap for Alternative Site Testing (forearm or
palm). See your Ascensia MICROLET Lancing Device instructions.
Remove a test strip from the bottle and firmly snap the lid
closed. Never store test strips outside the bottle!
NOTE: Check the expiration and discard date. Make
sure the test strip does not appear torn or damaged.
Testing
Inserting the Test Strip:
Insert the gray end into the
orange test strip port on the
meter. No coding required!
The meter will turn on. A test
strip with a flashing blood
drop will appear letting you
know the meter is ready to
test. Do not apply blood to
the test strip until the blood
drop symbol flashes.
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Inserting the Test Strip
Hold the test strip with the
gray end facing up.
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Getting the Blood Drop:
With the gray endcap on your Ascensia MICROLET Lancing
Device, select the puncture depth by rotating the dial on the
endcap to a smaller drop for shallower puncture or larger
drop for deeper puncture. Adjusting the amount of pressure
applied to the puncture site will also affect puncture depth.
Testing
Press the endcap firmly
against the puncture site (the
side of the fingertip is often
preferred) and press the blue
release button.
Getting the Blood Drop
Wait a few seconds. Stroke
your hand and finger towards the puncture site to
form a drop of blood. Do not
squeeze around the puncture
site or ”milk” your finger
excessively.
Test immediately after you
have formed a blood drop.
(See page 11.) Only 0.6 µL is
needed for a test.
For Alternative Site
Suggested Actual Drop Size
Testing read page 13, and
see your Ascensia MICROLET Lancing Device instructions.
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After the beep, you will see the
meter count down eight seconds until the test is complete
and your result is displayed.
Make sure the orange test
strip port is pointing down or
toward you when you read the
test result.
Testing Your Blood
Hold the meter with the
orange test strip port
pointing down or toward
you. This will ensure your
meter is oriented correctly for
reading your test result.
Immediately touch the tip of
the test strip to the drop
of blood. The blood is
drawn into the test
strip through the tip.
Do not press the
Fingertip Testing
tip against the skin
or place the blood on
top of the test strip.
Hold the tip of the test strip in the blood drop until the
meter beeps.
Testing
Testing Your Blood:
Your test result will automatically be stored in the meter
memory with the date and
time you tested.
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Expected Values: Blood glucose values will vary depending
on food intake, medication dosages, health, stress or exercise. Consult your healthcare professional for the target value
that is appropriate for you. Standard medical practice goals
for a typical non-pregnant individual with diabetes are:3
• Glucose before a meal: 90 to 130 mg/dL
Testing
• Glucose 2 hours after a meal: less than 180 mg/dL
Testing Your Blood
CAUTION
• If you see “HI” displayed, your blood glucose level
may be above 600 mg/dL. If you see “LO” displayed,
your blood glucose level may be below 10 mg/dL.
Repeat test. If you receive a similar result, call your
physician or healthcare professional immediately.
• Do not change your medication based on CONTOUR TS
blood glucose results without the advice of your
physician or healthcare professional.
To turn your meter off, simply
remove the test strip. Carefully
dispose of the used test strip.
Your meter will also turn off
after three minutes of
inactivity.
Dispose of the used lancet
according to instructions for
your Ascensia MICROLET
Lancing Device.
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Alternative Site Testing
Blood samples for glucose
testing may be taken from sites
other than your fingertips. Read
the instructions with your lancing device.
Testing
Palm
Forearm
We recommend the following:
1. Consult your healthcare professional to determine if alternative
site testing is right for you.
2. Use a fingertip sample for testing blood glucose whenever you
will be participating in risky activities, such as before driving
a car or operating machinery. Fingertip testing should also be
used during illness, times of stress or when test results do not
agree with the way you feel.
3. Alternative site testing is not recommended if you have
hypoglycemic unawareness (you do not recognize the
symptoms of or cannot tell when you have low blood
glucose). Please consult with your healthcare professional if you have low blood glucose levels.
4. Select a soft, fleshy area of skin that is free from hair, moles and
visible veins for alternative site testing. Wash the site with soap
and warm water, then rinse and dry thoroughly.
5. Use alternative site testing for blood glucose tests only when
it is more than 2 hours after:
• a meal
• taking medication
• exercise
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Alternative Site Testing
Alternative site testing using
blood from the forearm or palm
may give glucose results that
significantly differ from fingertip
blood. Differences occur when
blood glucose levels are changing rapidly, such as after a meal,
after insulin, during or after
exercise.
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Viewing Stored Test Results:
With the meter off, press and
release
on the meter to view
stored test results.
The 14 day average will appear
on the display with the average
of test results taken over the last
14 days.
Testing
Press to review previous
test results.
Viewing Stored Test Results
Previous test results: Test results will be shown starting with
the most recent. Each result will
show the date and time the test
was taken.
You can press to scroll
through the results. You can
press and release the button to
view stored results one at a time
or you can hold it to move through results continuously.
appears on the disWhen
play, you have viewed all of the
results in the memory.
The meter will hold 250 test
results in the memory. When the
memory is full, the oldest test
result will be removed as a new
test is completed and saved to
the memory.
Press
to turn the meter off, or it will automatically turn off after
three minutes.
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Remove a test strip from the bottle and firmly snap the lid
closed.
NOTE: Check the expiration date and discard date of the control solution and test strips. Make sure the test strip does not
appear torn or damaged.
Hold the test strip with the gray
end facing up.
Insert the gray end into the
orange test strip port on the
meter.
The meter will turn on. A test
strip with a flashing blood drop
will appear letting you know the
meter is ready to test. Do not
apply control solution to the test
strip until the blood drop symbol
flashes.
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Testing with a Control Solution
Use CONTOUR TS Control
Solutions to practice using
the system or to run a quality control test to make sure
the meter and the test strips
are working properly. Low,
Normal and High Control Solutions are available. Always
use CONTOUR TS Control Solutions, as other brands could present incorrect results.
Testing
Testing with a Control Solution:
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Gently rock the control bottle
before opening to ensure it is
mixed well.
Testing
Squeeze a small drop of control
solution on a clean nonabsorbent surface, such as a
piece of wax paper.
Do not apply control solution
to the test strip directly from
the bottle.
Replace the cap on the control
solution bottle.
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Immediately touch the tip of the
test strip to the drop of control
solution. The solution is pulled
into the test strip through the tip.
Hold it in the drop until the
meter beeps.
After the beep, you will see the
meter count down eight seconds
until the test is complete and
your control test result is
displayed.
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The meter will automatically recognize and mark ( ) the control
result for you.
The Low and High control range
values can be found on the bottom of the test strip box.
If your control test result falls out of the specified range,
follow the steps in the Error Codes and Symbols chart on
page 25.
To turn your meter off, simply
remove the test strip. The result
will automatically be marked
and stored in the meter memory.
Control results will not be
included in your 14 day blood
glucose average.
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Testing with a Control Solution
Compare your control test result
with the Normal Control Range
printed on the test strip bottle
label or on the bottom of the
test strip box.
Testing
NOTE: The does not indicate the control test result is
within the specified range.
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Setting the Date, Time and Sound:
You can set your meter to
display different options.
To get into setup mode,
press and hold for
three seconds. The complete display will briefly
appear, then go to a display
with the time.
NOTE: You may turn the
meter off at any time during setup by pressing and holding
until the meter turns off.
Setup
Setting the Date,
Time and Sound
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Setting the Time:
The number in the hour
position will be flashing. Press
until you reach the correct
hour.
Press
to set.
The number in the minute
position will now flash. Press
until you reach the correct
minutes.
Press
to set.
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The PM will now flash.
Press to choose AM
or PM.
Press
to set.
Setting the Date:
The date will now appear on the display.
The year will be flashing.
Press to reach the current
year.
The month will now flash.
Press to reach the current
month.
Press
to set.
The day will now flash. Press
to set the day.
Press
Setup
to set.
to set.
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Setting the Date,
Time and Sound
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Setting the Sound:
The flashing bell symbol will
now appear on the display.
This option controls whether
you want to hear the “beeps”
during testing.
Press to choose whether
to turn the beeper on or
off .
Press
to set.
Setting the 12 or 24 Hour Clock:
Setup
Setting the Date,
Time and Sound
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12H will now flash on the
display. Press to choose the
12H or 24H setting.
This option lets you set the
meter to display time as a 12
hour setting with AM and
PM or as a 24 hour display
(military time).
Press
OR
to set.
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Setting the Month and Day Format:
m/d will now flash on the display.
Press to choose how you
want the date to appear,
as month/day (m/d) or
day.month (d.m).
to set.
OR
Setting the Date,
Time and Sound
When you have reached the
end of setup, your meter will
show you all of the current
settings and turn off
automatically.
Setup
Press
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Error Codes and Symbols:
WHAT YOU SEE
Error Codes and Symbols
Solving
Problems
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WHAT IT MEANS
WHAT YOU SHOULD DO
Low Battery.
Replace the battery as soon
as possible (see page 26).
Temperature
out-of-range.
Move to an area that is
within the operating range
for the meter: 41°F–113°F.
Let the meter and test strips
adjust to this temperature
for twenty minutes before
testing.
The test strip has Remove the test strip and
not filled enough repeat the test using a new
to give an accurate test strip.
result.
• You may have
applied blood
more than once
on the same
strip.
• Do not attempt to apply
blood more than once per
strip.
• Blocked sample
tip.
• Do not push strip into skin
while filling strip.
• Blood drop too
small.
• See suggested drop size
on page 10.
The meter is
sensing a used
test strip.
Remove the test strip and
retest using a new test strip.
Wait until you see the flashing blood drop in the display
before adding the blood
sample.
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WHAT YOU SHOULD DO
Remove the test strip and
insert it properly (see
page 9).
Potential software Remove the test strip and
or hardware issue. retest using a new test strip.
If you continue to have
problems, contact Customer
Service.
Wrong test strip.
Remove the test strip and
retest using only a
CONTOUR TS Test Strip.
• Strip disturbed
during countdown.
Remove the test strip and
retest using a new test strip.
Carefully follow testing
instructions in your user
guide.
• Strip degraded
due to long
exposure out of
bottle.
• Used test strip
inserted.
If you continue to have
problems, contact Customer
Service.
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Error Codes and Symbols
WHAT IT MEANS
Test strip not inserted correctly.
Solving
Problems
WHAT YOU SEE
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WHAT YOU SEE
WHAT IT MEANS
WHAT YOU SHOULD DO
Test result is above • Wash your hands and the
600 mg/dL.
test site. Repeat the test
using a new test strip.
• If your result is still “HI,”
contact your physician or
healthcare professional
immediately.
Error Codes and Symbols
CAUTION: Glucose levels above 250 mg/dL may indicate
a potentially serious medical condition.
Test result is
below 10 mg/dL.
• If your result is still “LO,”
contact your physician or
healthcare professional
immediately.
CAUTION: Glucose levels below 50 mg/dL may indicate a
potentially serious medical condition.
The display goes
blank after the
meter is turned on.
Solving
Problems
Results are not displayed in expected
units of measure
(mg/dL or mmol/L).
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• Repeat the test using a
new test strip.
• Meter will turn
off after 3 minutes of inactivity. This feature
prolongs your
battery life.
• Try turning the meter on
again by pressing . If
display goes blank before
3 minutes, replace battery.
• The battery
may need to be
replaced.
See page 26.
This may affect
the way you see
your results.
Contact Customer Service.
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Diabetes Care Customer Service at 1-800-348-8100.
Control test result
is out-of-range (too
high or too low).
WHAT YOU SHOULD DO
Press and hold while the
meter is off. Compare meter
display with the picture on
page 3. If the display is still
not correct, call Customer
Service.
• Test strip is
• Run another control test
deteriorated due
with a new test strip.
to exposure to
humidity or heat.
• Control solution • Check all expiration dates.
is past expiration Do not use expired testing
date or is past
materials.
the open use
date.
• Test strip is past
expiration date
or is past the
open use date.
• Incorrect control • Make sure you are using
solution was
CONTOUR TS control
used.
solution.
• Control solution
is not at room
temperature.
• Wait 20 minutes until
control solution is at room
temperature. Try again.
• Control solution
is not mixed
well.
• Gently rock the control
bottle to ensure the control solution is mixed well.
Error Codes and Symbols
WHAT IT MEANS
Solving
Problems
WHAT YOU SEE
Some display segPossible meter
ments do not appear electronics failure.
when the meter
initially turns on.
• If result is still out-ofrange, retest with a new
test strip and control
solution.
• If result is still out-ofrange, call Customer
Service.
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Replacing the Battery:
The battery should be replaced
when the meter continually
displays or does not turn on.
Your CONTOUR TS Meter uses one
3-volt lithium battery (DL2032 or
CR2032).
Press firmly on the battery cover
and slide in the direction of the
arrow.
Replacing the Battery
NOTE: After replacing the
battery you will need to
reset the time (see page
16). The date and other
formatting choices do not
need to be reset. Test
results stored in the memory are not erased when the
battery is changed.
To remove the old battery, place
your finger under the top of the
battery and pull upward. Grasp
the battery and remove.
Place the new battery into the
battery compartment with the
“+” side up (facing you).
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Slide the battery cover back into
place, lining up with the open
slots, and close firmly.
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WARNING: Keep batteries away from children. Lithium
batteries are poisonous. If swallowed, immediately contact
your physician or poison control center. Discard batteries
according to your local environmental regulations.
Caring for the System:
• Store meter in the carrying case provided whenever
possible.
• Wash hands and dry them thoroughly before handling to keep
the meter and test strips free of oils and other contaminants.
• Handle the meter carefully to avoid damaging the electronics
or causing other malfunctions.
• The exterior of the meter can be cleaned using a moist (not wet)
lint-free tissue with a mild detergent or disinfectant solution,
such as 1 part bleach mixed with 9 parts water. Wipe dry with
lint-free tissue after cleaning.
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Extras
CAUTION: Do not allow any solution to run down
or in around the buttons. Doing so may cause a
malfunction.
Caring for the System
• Avoid exposing meter and test strip to excessive humidity,
heat, cold, dust, or dirt.
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Transferring Results to a Computer:
You can transfer test results
from the CONTOUR TS Meter to
a computer, where they can be
summarized in a report with
graphs and tables. To make use
of this feature, you need Bayer
Diabetes Care diabetes management software and a Bayer Data
Cable.
Transferring Results to a Computer
CAUTION: The CONTOUR TS Meter has not been tested or
certified by Bayer Diabetes Care for use with any software
other than the Bayer Diabetes Care diabetes management
software. Bayer Diabetes Care is not responsible for any
erroneous results from the use of other software.
For more information, call our Customer Service
Department (1-800-348-8100), or visit our Website at
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Specifications:
Test Sample: Whole blood
Test Result: Referenced to plasma/serum glucose
Sample Volume: 0.6 µL
Measuring Range: 10–600 mg/dL
Measuring Time: 8 seconds
Memory Feature: Stores most recent 250 test results
Battery Type: One 3-volt (DL2032 or CR2032)
lithium battery
Battery Life: Approximately 1000 Tests (1 yr. average use)
Operating Temperature Range: 41º–113ºF
Dimensions: 2.80 in. (H) x 2.35 in. (W) x .77 in. (T)
Weight: 2 oz.
Alarm: “Beeps” whenever a test strip is inserted into the meter,
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when the test strip is filled with blood or control solution, and when a test result appears in the display. Two
beeps will sound for an error. To turn off the ”beeps,”
see Setting the Sound on page 20.
Specifications
Humidity: 10–93% RH
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Service Information:
If you have a problem and none of the problem solving steps in
the user guide help, call Bayer Diabetes Care Customer Service. In
the U.S.A., call toll free: 1-800-348-8100 (7 days a week/24 hours
a day). We have trained specialists to help you.
Important:
■ Speak to a Bayer Diabetes Care Representative before returning
your meter for any reason. He/she will give you the information
needed to get your problem handled correctly and efficiently.
■ Have your CONTOUR TS Blood Glucose Meter and CONTOUR TS Test
Strips available when you phone. It would also be helpful to have
a bottle of CONTOUR TS Normal Control Solution nearby.
■ Fill out the following check list before calling!
Check List
Service Information
1. The Meter serial number (A) and model number (B) (found on
the back of the meter) are:
________________________
2. The date and time the problem
occurred was:
________________________
3. I have read the user guide and
followed the testing steps:
_______________________
A
B
4. I am using CONTOUR TS Control
Solution and CONTOUR TS Test Strips that have not expired or
passed their open use life dates: ______________________________
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5. I do not need to replace the battery: _______________________
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Warranty:
Manufacturer’s Warranty: Bayer Diabetes Care warrants
to the original purchaser that this instrument will be free from
defects in materials and workmanship for 5 years from the date
of original purchase (except as noted below). During the stated
5-year period, Bayer Diabetes Care shall, at no charge, replace a
unit found to be defective with an equivalent or current version of
the owner’s model.
Limitations of Warranty: This warranty is subject to the
following exceptions and limitations:
1. A 90-day warranty only will be extended for consumable parts
and/or accessories.
4. Bayer Diabetes Care has no knowledge of the performance of
the CONTOUR TS Blood Glucose Meter when used with any test
strips other than CONTOUR TS Test Strips, and therefore makes
no warranty of the performance of the CONTOUR TS Meter
when used with any test strips other than CONTOUR TS Test
Strips or when the CONTOUR TS Test Strip is altered or modified
in any manner.
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3. Bayer Diabetes Care reserves the right to make changes in
design of this instrument without obligation to incorporate such
changes into previously manufactured instruments.
Warranty
2. This warranty is limited to replacement due to defects in parts
or workmanship. Bayer Diabetes Care shall not be required to
replace any units which malfunction or are damaged due to
abuse, accidents, alteration, misuse, neglect, maintenance by
someone other than Bayer Diabetes Care, or failure to operate
the instrument in accordance with instructions. Further, Bayer
Diabetes Care assumes no liability for malfunction or damage
to Bayer Diabetes Care instruments caused by the use of
reagents other than reagents (i.e., CONTOUR TS Test Strips)
manufactured or recommended by Bayer Diabetes Care.
BAYER DIABETES CARE MAKES NO OTHER EXPRESS WARRANTY
FOR THIS PRODUCT. THE OPTION OF REPLACEMENT, DESCRIBED
ABOVE, IS BAYER DIABETES CARE’S ONLY OBLIGATION UNDER
THIS WARRANTY.
IN NO EVENT SHALL BAYER DIABETES CARE BE LIABLE FOR
INDIRECT, SPECIAL OR CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES, EVEN IF
BAYER DIABETES CARE HAS BEEN ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY
OF SUCH DAMAGES.
Some states do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental
or consequential damages, so the above limitation or exclusion
may not apply to you. This warranty gives you specific legal rights
and you may also have other rights which vary from state to state.
For warranty service: Purchaser must contact the Customer Service Department of Bayer Diabetes Care, by calling toll free
1-800-348-8100, for assistance and/or instructions for obtaining
service of this instrument.
REFERENCES
Warranty
1
American Diabetes Association, www.diabetes.org
2
Protection of Laboratory Workers from Occupationally
Acquired Infections; Approved Guideline — Third Edition. Clinical and Laboratory Standards Institute (CLSI), document M29A3, (ISBN 1-56238-567-4). CLSI, 940 West Valley Road, Suite
1400, Wayne, Pennsylvania 19087-1898, USA 2005.
3
American Diabetes Association: Standards of Medical Care in
Diabetes (Position Statement). Diabetes Care 29 (Suppl. 1):S10,
2006.
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Supplies:
When calling or writing for supplies be sure to include the
number with the name of the replacement part or accessory
item.
REPLACEMENT PARTS
Part Number* Item
40030030
One 3-volt (DL2032 or CR2032)
Lithium Battery (Free Batteries For
Life program, call 1-800-348-8100.)
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*Part numbers are subject to change without notice.
These parts are available in the United States from:
Supplies
Bayer HealthCare LLC
Customer Service Department
Order Entry P.O. Box 2004
Mishawaka, Indiana 46546
or call 1-800-348-8100 to order
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Bayer HealthCare LLC
Mishawaka, IN 46544 USA
www.bayerdiabetes.com/us
Bayer, the Bayer Cross, Ascensia, CONTOUR,
MICROLET and No Coding are trademarks of Bayer.
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