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Glucomen LX test strips x50

1×50 Glucomen LX  Blood Glucose Diabetic Test Strips/Sensors *BRAND NEW/SEALED*

Test strips for self-monitoring of blood glucose 
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Description

Glucomen LX how it works

GlucoMen LX Plus

New!

Glucose and ketones on the same meter!
Together with glucose, you can now check
also your blood ketones levels!

Reducing the risk of Diabetic KetoAcidosis
(DKA) emergency begins with education!

B-Ketone Testing

Click on the button to learn
more about DKA and
blood ketone monitoring

GlucoMen LX Plus

Available in: Austria, Belgium, Germany, Greece, Italy, Netherlands, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland, UK

Learn more about DKA and blood ketone monitoring

It is easy to understand the importance of blood glucose monitoring, but what about blood ketone monitoring?

Let’s begin by learning what ketones are: ketones are the by-product of fat metabolism.

As you know, in order to derive energy from the carbohydrates in the foods that we eat, the body needs insulin; in the absence of sufficient insulin, the body begins to metabolize fat and produces ketones.

Ketones can be very dangerous when the blood glucose level is high.
If the blood glucose and ketones levels continue to rise, one can get very sick very quickly.
The person begins to get dehydrated and acidotic, meaning that the body loses water and salts and the pH falls with a build up of acids, the ketones, developing DKA.

DKA is a dangerous and potentially life-threatening condition, with thousands of preventable episodes each year.

Why check blood ketones

Most DKA is preventable.

Checking blood ketones reduces the risk of DKA.
Checking blood ketones and reacting in a timely manner with extra insulin, fluids, and communication with the health care team can keep you healthy and avoid the need for emergency treatment.

The American Diabetes Association states that blood ketone testing is preferred over urine ketone testing as a more reliable method of diagnosing DKA.

Who may be at risk of developing DKA and would benefit from checking blood ketones

Type 1 diabetes patients

Type 1 diabetes patients

Children & teenagers

Children & teenagers

Insulin pump users

Insulin pump users

Pregnant women

Pregnant women

Insulin-treated type 2 diabetes patients

Insulin-treated type 2 diabetes patients

How to interpret your blood ketones results

Under 0.6 mmol/L

– under 0.6 mmol/L – normal; consider rechecking blood ketone levels in 1-2 hours if blood glucose remains elevated, above 250 mg/dL (13.9mmol/L).

0.6 - 1.5 mmol/L

– 0.6 – 1.5 mmol/L – indicates a need for extra insulin.
It is important to call or follow the rules provided by your diabetes health care team and continue to check your blood glucose and blood ketone levels in 1-2 hours

Over 1.5 mmol/L

– over 1.5 mmol/L – indicates risk of diabetic ketoacidosis.
Call your health care team IMMEDIATLY

With the new portable GlucoMen LX PLUS meter you can check blood ketones levels anyway, at home, at school, at work!

Main Features

No calibration is required.

No calibration is required.

Glucose test requires 0.3 μL of blood

Glucose test requires 0.3 μL of blood.
It is possible to obtain this amount of blood by using the GlucoMen LX
accessories.

Measuring starts only when the correct amount of blood is applied to the strip

Measuring starts only when the correct amount of blood is applied to the
strip.

Glucose test results in 4 seconds

Glucose test results in 4 seconds.

Pre-meal, Post-meal and Exercise markers

Pre-meal, Post-meal and Exercise markers.

Icodextrin interference: GlucoMen LX PLUS system is suitable for use by people on peritoneal dialysis using solutions contaning icodextrin.

ALTERNATIVE SITE TESTING
Sampling also from alternative sites (AST).

MEMORY
400 results are automatically stored in memory with date and time, offering the possibility of taking a glucose average over 1, 7, 14 or 30 days.

Technical Data

Glucose

ß-ketone

Test Strip

GlucoMen LX sensors
ONLY

GlucoMen LX ß-Ketone
sensors ONLY

Test Range

1.1 – 33.3 mmol/L
20 – 600 mg/dL

0.1 – 8.0 mmol/L

Test Time

4 s

10 s

Sample Volume

0.3 μL

0.8 μL

Meter Data Storage

400 Results

Operating Temperature Range

5 – 45 °C (41 – 113 °F)

Operating Humidity Range

10 – 90% Relative Humidity

Power source

A 3V lithium battery CR 2450

Battery Life

Approximately 1000 tests (depending on the measurement conditions)

Weight

75 g (2.65 oz) approx.

 

Additional information

Weight 0.05 kg

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