Medisign Blood Glucose Monitoring System - MMOL/L
Blood Glucose Monitoring (BGM's) systems are currently used to monitor blood glucose, so that people can achieve the best blood glucose control. Medisign offers a comfortable, discreet choice for reliable blood glucose testing.
• Wireless Blood glucose monitoring system
• Accurate and Ergonomic Design
• Simple to Use
• Superior Accuracy
• Self Calibration - No Coding Required
• Memory capacity of up to 300 test results
• Rapid Test - Takes just 5 seconds
• Auto On/Off feature
• Test Strip Release Ejector
• Set contains 1 meter, 10 strips, 10 lancets, 1 lancing device
and 1 carrying case
• Also comes with instructions for use and a logbook for recording results
• Blood Glucose Meter
• 10 Test Strips
• 3-Volt Lithium Battery (CR2032)
• Compact Carrying Bag
• Lancing Device
• 10 Lancets
• Instructions for Use
• Logbook for Self Test
Medisign Blood Glucose Monitoring System is used for the quantitative measurement of the concentration of glucose in whole blood from the fingertip, palm and forearm by patients in the management of diabetes. It is intended for external use (in vitro diagnostic use) and not for diagnosis of or screening for diabetes, nor for use on neonates or arterial blood. The alternative site testing (palm and forearm) in this system can only be used during steady-state blood glucose conditions.
• Small blood sample required - 0.5µl
• Measurement is in mmol/L (micromoles per Litre)
• Accurate result in 5 seconds using only 0.5ul blood sample
• The MM1100 system uses an auto coding system
• Stores up to 300 test results
• USB Data Transfer???
• Test Range: 20-600 mg/dl
• Weighs only 45g including the battery
• For self-testing – In vitro diagnostic use only
Monitoring Blood Glucose:
Firstly, before taking a blood glucose test, make sure you wash your hands thoroughly.
1. Insert the three black lines at the end of the strip into the strip slot until the meter beeps
2. The meter identifies the code number automatically Compare the code number display with the code number on the test strip vial. If they do not match, try again with another test strip
3. When the flashing blood symbol appears, apply blood to the test strip
4. Using your lancing device, adjust the puncture depth setting; hold it firmly against your finger and press release button
5. Gently squeeze your finger to assist the flow of blood
6. Touch the blood drop to the front edge of the test strip, blood is drawn into the test strip automatically
7. Continue to touch the blood drop at the edge of the test strip until you hear the beeper
8. After the beeper sounds, your blood test result will appear in 5 seconds
9. Discard the used test strip.
Reviewing the Results:
1. Begin with the monitor in the off position
2. Press the ‘M’ button to turn the monitor on
3. Your last 14 days average result will be displayed
4. Press the ‘C’ button and the monitor will display your most recent result
5. If you press the ‘M’ button, then the monitor will turn off
What is diabetes mellitus?
The term ‘diabetes’ means excessive urination and the word ‘mellitus’ means honey.
• Diabetes mellitus is a lifelong condition caused by a lack, or insufficiency of insulin
• Insulin is a hormone – a substance of vital importance that is made by your pancreas. Insulin acts like a key to open the doors into your cells, letting sugar (glucose) in
• In diabetes, the pancreas makes too little insulin to enable all the sugar in your blood to get into your muscle and other cells to produce energy
• If sugar can’t get into the cells to be used, it builds up in the bloodstream
• Therefore, diabetes is characterized by high blood sugar levels
Types of diabetes
There are two main categories of diabetes:
• Type 1 diabetes tends to occur in childhood or early adult life, and always requires treatment with insulin injections
• It is caused by the body’s own immune system destroying the insulin-making cells (beta-cells) of the pancreas
• Type 2 diabetes usually develops slowly in adulthood
• It is progressive and can sometimes be treated with diet and exercise, but more often Type 2 diabetes may require anti-diabetic medicine and/or insulin injections.