ReliOn Prime User Manual

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Prime
Blood Glucose Monitoring System
User
Instruction
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Summary of Contents of user manual for ReliOn Prime

  • Page 1 Prime Blood Glucose Monitoring System User Instruction Manual
  • Page 2 CAUTION: Before using any product to test your blood sugar (blood glucose), read all instructions and practice the test....
  • Page 3 TABLE OF CONTENTS Introduction . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....
  • Page 4Alternate Site Testing (AST). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....
  • Page 5 Marking Results in the Memory . . . . . . . . . . . . . ....
  • Page 6 INTRODUCTION Thank you for choosing the ReliOn® Prime Blood Glucose Monitoring System. Frequent blood glucose testing is important. It...
  • Page 7Intended Use The ReliOn® Prime Blood Glucose Monitoring System is intended for the quantitative measurement of glucose in fresh capillary...
  • Page 8Important Information • Test results below 70 mg/dL indicate low blood glucose (hypoglycemia) • Test results above 240 mg/dL indicate...
  • Page 9 THE ReliOn® Prime SYSTEM The ReliOn® Prime System Includes: • ReliOn® Prime Meter • Carrying Case • User Instruction...
  • Page 10 UNDERSTANDING THE ReliOn® Prime BLOOD GLUCOSE METER Front Back Data Display Screen Connection Port Back Button Forward Button On/Off...
  • Page 11Explanation of the Full Display Screen Control Low Solution Test Battery Time Memory Mode Date Unit of Average Test Measurement...
  • Page 12 ReliOn® Prime TEST STRIPS TEST STRIP These capillary action test strips require Test Strip only 0.5 micro-liter (µl) of...
  • Page 13 TESTING WITH ReliOn® Prime TEST STRIPS The ReliOn® Prime Blood Glucose Monitoring System works with the ReliOn® Prime Test...
  • Page 14Important Test Strip Information • Write the date of opening on the bottle label to remind you to discard the...
  • Page 15Changing the Battery The ReliOn® Prime Blood Glucose Meter has a CR2032 battery installed. Note: Changing the battery should only...
  • Page 16WARNING: Keep all batteries out of children’s reach. If a battery is swallowed, consult a doctor immediately. When the battery...
  • Page 17How to Change the Battery Step 1 Turn the meter off. The battery cover is on the back of the...
  • Page 18Meter Set Up Before using the ReliOn® Prime Meter for the first time, you must set the time and date....
  • Page 19Step 3: Set the time format The time can be displayed in either 24-hour format or 12-hour format with AM...
  • Page 20Step 5: Set the hour Press and release the Back or Forward button to change the hour. Hold the Back...
  • Page 21Step 8: Set the day (If day/month format is selected then Step 8 will set month) Press and release the...
  • Page 22 BLOOD GLUCOSE TESTING ReliOn® Lancing Device Release Button Step 1 Charger Pry the depth Depth Lancet Indicator adjustment cap...
  • Page 23Step 2 Holder Insert a new, unused lancet into the Holder until it stops. Step 3 Twist off the safety...
  • Page 24Step 5 Adjust the depth of puncture setting if necessary. If the obtained amount of blood is excessive, turn the...
  • Page 25Obtaining a Drop of Blood Step 1 Wash hands with soap and warm water. Dry hands thoroughly. If you use...
  • Page 26Step 5 Set aside the Lancing Device and wait a few seconds for a blood drop to form. Keeping the...
  • Page 27 PERFORMING A BLOOD GLUCOSE TEST Note: For Instructions on Alternate Site Testing, refer to pages 31-38. Step 1 Insert...
  • Page 28The test strip and flashing blood drop tells you the meter is ready for you to apply a drop of...
  • Page 29IMPORTANT: The meter will start to count down, showing a flashing dash when it detects that blood has been applied....
  • Page 30Step 3 Always record your results in your self-testing logbook along with other information such as insulin dosage, diet, and...
  • Page 31 ALTERNATE SITE TESTING (AST) Important Information About AST Sites other than your fingertip may have fewer nerve endings so...
  • Page 32Consider Alternate Site Testing When: • Testing before a meal • You are in a fasting state • Two hours...
  • Page 33Ask your diabetes healthcare professional about recommended testing procedures before operating machinery or driving a car, as fingertip testing is...
  • Page 34Performing a Blood Glucose Test From an Alternate Site Step 1 Attach clear cap for Alternate Site Testing to lancing...
  • Page 35b) Wait until strip with flashing blood drop appears. (You now have 2 minutes to apply blood drop before meter...
  • Page 36Step 4 Pick up the meter. Touch the end of the test strip to the blood sample until the reaction...
  • Page 37Step 5 The meter will count down, showing a flashing dash and display result in 7 seconds. CONSIDER YOUR RESULT....
  • Page 38If the repeated alternate site result is still not consistent with how you feel, confirm your blood glucose level with...
  • Page 39 USING CONTROL SOLUTION Use Control Solution to check that the meter and test strips are working correctly. It is...
  • Page 40It is recommended to use Control Solution: • When you open a new bottle of test strips. • Whenever you...
  • Page 41Performing a Control Solution Test Before performing a control solution test, always check the expiration date ( ) of the...
  • Page 42Step 1 Insert a ReliOn® Prime Test Strip into the test strip port of the meter with contact bars facing...
  • Page 43Step 2 You must press the Back or Forward button BEFORE performing control solution test. Hold the Back or Forward...
  • Page 44Step 4 Bring meter and test strip to the drop. Test strip will draw up the solution. The meter will...
  • Page 45Comparing Control Solution Results If the result is outside the range printed on the test strip bottle, repeat the test....
  • Page 46Repeat the test, carefully following instructions, using control solution mode with new control solution or a new test strip, as...
  • Page 47 UNDERSTANDING TEST RESULTS NOTE: The ReliOn® Prime Meter is designed to give results at temperatures between 41°F - 113°F...
  • Page 48Before You Compare Perform a control solution test to make sure your meter and test strips are working correctly. Wait...
  • Page 49You may still experience a difference from the laboratory result because blood glucose levels can change over short periods. This...
  • Page 50Expected Blood Glucose Readings Expected blood glucose levels for people without diabetes:1, 2 mg/dL Fasting 70-110 mg/dL 2 hours after...
  • Page 51Low Blood Glucose Readings If your blood glucose is below 20 mg/dL, you will receive a “Lo.” Repeat the test...
  • Page 52What This Means for You Frequent blood glucose testing is the best means you have for keeping track of how...
  • Page 53Recommendations for better diabetes control • Follow the advice of your healthcare professional. • Follow the exercise and meal plans...
  • Page 54 METER MEMORY Marking Results in the Memory You can mark results in the meter memory in two ways. Marking...
  • Page 55Marking Other Results You can also mark results with an when you do NOT want to include the result in...
  • Page 56Step 2 Press the Back or Forward button to display the average of tests over the last 14 days. This...
  • Page 57If a test has not been performed in the last 14 days the meter will display the 14-day average screen...
  • Page 58Results marked with when the test was performed are not included in the average. The marked results can be seen...
  • Page 59 DISPLAY SCREEN MESSAGES A list of all display screen messages is included below. If you have any questions after...
  • Page 60The battery has been replaced. Check that the time and date are set correctly. A used strip has been inserted...
  • Page 61The battery power is low. There is only enough power for about 20 more tests. Replace with a new CR2032...
  • Page 62Thermometer flashing. The meter and test strips are outside the optimum temperature range of 50°F - 104°F (10°C - 40°C)....
  • Page 63Corrupted memory. Call Customer Service at 800.631.0076. Not enough blood was added to test strip. Retest with new test strip....
  • Page 64 CARING FOR YOUR ReliOn® Prime BLOOD GLUCOSE METER Cleaning the Meter The ReliOn® Prime Blood Glucose Meter is a...
  • Page 65• Never hold the meter or test strips under running water • Do not use or store your meter on...
  • Page 66 SPECIFICATIONS Test Strips: ReliOn® Prime Result range: 20 to 600 mg/dL Calibration: Plasma referenced Sample Size: Minimum 0.5 micro-liter...
  • Page 67 WARNINGS, PRECAUTIONS, AND LIMITATIONS • The ReliOn® Prime Blood Glucose Monitoring System is not designed to substitute for pathology...
  • Page 68• Do not use the ReliOn® Prime system at altitudes in excess of 10,000 ft (3,048 m). • Triglycerides up...
  • Page 69 WARRANTY You are a valued ReliOn® customer of. It is important to us that you are completely satisfied with...
  • Page 70RETURNS You must contact Customer Service at 800.631.0076 before returning your meter. You will be instructed how to return the...
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