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Freestyle OPTIUM NEO User Manual

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Blood Glucose and Ketone Monitoring System
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Owner's Setup Guide
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User's Manual
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Intended Use
Getting to Know Your Meter
The FreeStyle Optium Neo Blood Glucose and Ketone Monitoring System is for use outside
Turning Your Meter On and Off
the body only (in vitro diagnostic use) for self testing or professional use as an aid in the
To turn your meter on:
management of diabetes.
• Press the
Use for measuring glucose in fresh whole blood samples taken from fingers, forearm, upper
• Insert a strip
arm or the base of the thumb. Use for measuring ketone (β-hydroxybutyrate) in fresh whole
blood samples from fingers only.
To turn your meter off:
• Press and hold the
The system may also aid in the management of diabetes by providing the user with suggested
recommendations to insulin dose(s) based on healthcare professional entered data.
• Do nothing for 2 minutes
Checking Your Meter Screen Every Time You Turn It On
IMPORTANT:
Meter Off Screen
• Use only FreeStyle Optium blood glucose test strips and FreeStyle Optium blood
β-Ketone test strips. Other test strips may produce inaccurate results.
• See test strip instructions for use for more information about sample types.
• Read the instructions in this Owner's Setup Guide. Failure to follow instructions
may cause incorrect results. Practice the testing procedures before using the
meter.
• Follow your healthcare professional's advice when testing blood glucose levels
and blood ketone levels.
• Observe caution when using around children. Small parts may constitute a
choking hazard.
Start-up Test Screen
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Testing Your Blood Glucose or Blood Ketone
Prepare to Test
1. Select your test site.
IMPORTANT:
Test site choices for blood glucose testing are fingers, forearm, upper arm, or base of the thumb.
• Only use a test strip once.
Use only fingertip blood samples for blood ketone testing.
• Read the test strip instructions for use before performing your first blood
glucose or ketone test. It contains important information and will tell you how
Note: Avoid moles, veins, bones, and tendons. Bruising may occur at the test site. If bruising
to store and handle the test strips.
occurs, consider selecting another site.
• The meter and its accessories are for use by a single person.
• Refer to the lancing device insert for detailed instructions on how to use the
Do not use blood samples from alternative sites when:
lancing device.
• You think your blood glucose is low or changing rapidly
• Do not put urine on the test strip.
• You have been diagnosed with hypoglycaemic unawareness
• Alternative site results do not match the way you feel
Check your ketone:
• When you have an illness
• You are within two hours of eating a meal, taking insulin, or exercising
• When your blood glucose is above 13.3 mmol/L
• When you and your healthcare professional feel it is necessary
2. Wash your hands and the test site with soap and warm water.
• Rinse and dry thoroughly.
• Do not use lotion or cream on the test site.
3. Check test strip expiry date.
Do not use expired test strips; they may cause inaccurate results.
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Understanding Blood Glucose Test Results and Patterns
The meter displays blood glucose results in mmol/L. The unit of measurement is preset. You cannot change this setting.
Low Blood Glucose Results
If You See . . .
What It Means
Appears when result is lower than 3.9 mmol/L
Follow your healthcare professional's
or the target set on the meter by your healthcare
advice to treat low blood glucose.
professional.
A solid
red arrow
A pattern of low glucose has developed.
Follow your healthcare professional's
If 2 low results occur within the past 5 days AND
advice to treat low blood glucose.
both are within the same 3-hour time period, the
meter will display a blinking
.
A blinking
red arrow
Severe low blood glucose or
Repeat the test with a new test strip. If
There may be a problem with the test strip.
the result is LO, contact your healthcare
Appears when result is lower than 1.1 mmol/L
professional immediately.
Note: If you see the error messages E-3 or E-4, consult the Error Messages section in this Owner's Setup Guide.
IMPORTANT: Contact your healthcare professional if you have symptoms that do not match your test result, and you have
followed the instructions in this Owner's Setup Guide.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
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FreeStyle Optium Neo At-A-Glance
Glucose and Ketone Control Solutions
Performing a Control Solution Test
Meter Symbols
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Transferring Meter Data to a Computer
Quick Start - Testing Your Blood Glucose
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Error Messages
Intended Use
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Taking Care of Your Meter
Getting to Know Your Meter
Changing Batteries
Turning Your Meter On and Off
Cleaning Your Meter
Checking Your Meter Screen Every Time You Turn it On
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Troubleshooting
Setting Up the Meter
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Insulin Dose Logging
Testing Your Blood Glucose or Blood Ketone
Set Up for Insulin Dose Logging
Prepare to Test
How to Use Insulin Dose Logging
Performing a Blood Glucose or Blood Ketone Test
How to Log Additional Rapid-Acting Insulin Doses
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Understanding Blood Glucose Test Results and Patterns
Meter Specifications
Low Blood Glucose Results
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High Blood Glucose Results
Other Symbols
Understanding Blood Ketone Test Results
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References
View Logbook
Viewing Your Logbook Events
Viewing Your Blood Glucose Averages
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Setting Up the Meter
To confirm that the date and time are set correctly, follow the steps below.
Set Time
, or
for 3 seconds, or
Your meter screen should be fully black when powered
off. Each time you turn on your meter, a white start-up
test screen will appear for 1 second.
If you see any white segments in the black off screen, or
any black segments in the white test screen, there may
be a problem with the meter. Contact Customer Care.
Note: If the meter battery is low, the
will
appear in both the meter off screen and start-up test
screen.
Performing a Blood Glucose or Blood Ketone Test
IMPORTANT: The meter displays results from 1.1 - 27.8 mmol/L. Low or high blood glucose results can indicate a potentially serious medical condition.
High Blood Glucose Results
What To Do
If You See . . .
What It Means
Appears when result is higher than 13.3 mmol/L
or the target set on the meter by your healthcare
professional.
A solid
yellow arrow
A pattern of high glucose has developed.
If 3 high results occur within the past 5 days AND
all are within the same 3-hour time period, the
meter will display a blinking
A blinking
yellow arrow
Blood glucose level is higher than or equal to
13.3 mmol/L.
Severe high blood glucose or
There may be a problem with the test strip.
Appears when result is higher than 27.8 mmol/L
TABLE OF CONTENTS
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FreeStyle Optium Neo At-A-Glance
Display Window
• Displays meter Home screen
(shown here)
• Displays your test results and
other important information
USB Port
• Insert a data cable here for
uploading test results to a
computer (data
management system
required)
Down Button
Target Area
• Apply blood or control solution to the white
target area at the end of the test strip
1. Start with meter off (no test strip inserted)
3. Set Time Format (12 hour or 24 hour clock)
• Press
to turn on the meter
(e.g. 1:23 PM)
(e.g. 13:23)
4. Set Hour
hour
2. Press and hold the time (11:50) on the screen
for 3 seconds until the screen changes.
minute
5. Set Minutes
hour
minute
1. Open the foil test strip packet at the notch and
3. Obtain a blood sample.
tear down to remove the test strip.
Use the lancing device to obtain a blood sample.
(See lancing device instructions for use for more
information.)
4. Apply blood to the test strip.
2. Insert the test strip into the meter until it stops.
Bring the blood drop to the white area at the end of
This will turn on the meter.
the test strip. The blood is drawn into the test strip.
Notes:
Hold blood to test strip until you see 3 short lines
• Be sure to check that your meter screen is working
on the meter screen. This means you have applied
properly each time you turn your meter on. If you see
enough blood.
any white segments in the black off screen, or any
black segments in the white test screen, there may be
Notes:
a problem with the meter. (See Section 5, Getting to
• If you are testing blood glucose, you will see a
Know Your Meter, for more details)
• The meter turns off after 3 minutes of inactivity.
Remove and reinsert the unused test strip to restart
• Do not remove the test strip from the meter during
the meter.
The
blinks, indicating the meter is ready for you to
• If the countdown does not start, you may not have
apply a sample to the test strip.
Note: KET will appear on the screen if you have inserted a
purple blood ketone strip.
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Understanding Blood Ketone Test Results
The meter displays ketone results in mmol/L, from 0.0 - 8.0 mmol/L. The unit of measurement is
preset. You cannot change this setting.
IMPORTANT: Follow your healthcare professional's advice before you make
What To Do
any changes to your diabetes management program.
Follow your healthcare professional's
advice to treat high blood glucose.
Blood ketone is expected to be below 0.6 mmol/L.
fasting, vigorous exercise, or uncontrolled blood glucose levels.
Repeat a blood ketone test using a new blood ketone test strip when:
Follow your healthcare professional's
advice to treat high blood glucose.
• HI appears on the display
• Your result is unusually high
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• You question your result
• Your blood ketone result is 0.0 mmol/L, but your blood glucose is higher than 16.7 mmol/L
Check blood ketone if checking ketones
is part of your diabetes management
program.
Repeat the test with a new test strip.
If the result is HI, contact your
healthcare professional immediately.
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Meter Symbols
Symbol
What It Means
Symbol
Logbook
Logbook
Meter ready for sample
application
Up Button
Control solution result
Power Button
• Turns meter on and o
Units of insulin
and returns to the
Home screen
Insulin
Strip Port
Morning long-acting insulin dose
• Insert a test strip here
Evening long-acting insulin dose
Test Strip
Insulin dose setup
• Insert the test strip into the meter
Low blood glucose or pattern
Set Date
6. Set Month
• Press
or
to change
• The month blinks. Press
month
• Press
to continue
• Press
to continue
Note: Your meter can display either a 12 h (1:23
day
PM) or 24 h (13:23) time format. If you prefer the
month
12 h format, there is no "AM". If setting a PM time,
continue to press
until you see the "PM".
7. Set Day
• The hour blinks. Press
or
to set the
• The day blinks. Press
hour
• Press
to continue
• Press
to continue
day
month
8. Set Year
• The minutes blink. Press
or
to set the
• Press
or
minutes
• Press
to save. Setup complete
• Press
to continue
5. View the result.
The test is complete when the result appears on the
meter screen (examples shown). The result is stored
in memory.
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Note: If you see a
suggest a new meal insulin dose. Ignore this if you're
Blood Glucose Result example
not about to eat a meal and take your meal insulin
dose.
Blood Ketone Result example
5-second countdown. If you are testing blood ketone,
you will see a 10-second countdown.
6. Press and hold
the countdown.
used test strip correctly.
applied enough blood to the test strip. See test strip
instructions for use for re-application instructions. If
the countdown still does not start, remove the used
strip and discard it correctly. Start a new test with a
new test strip.
Display
What It Means
Result is between
High blood ketone.
A problem requiring medical
0.6 – 1.5 mmol/L.
assistance may be occurring.
2
High blood ketone may be caused by illness,
1-3
Result is higher than
You may be at risk of
1.5 mmol/L.
developing diabetic
ketoacidosis (DKA).
2-6
Very high blood ketone
or
Appears when result is higher
There may be a problem
than 8.0 mmol/L.
with the test strip.
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Quick Start – Testing Your Blood Glucose
What It Means
1. Wash and dry hands before and after testing.
Note: Check test strip expiry date.
Breakfast insulin dose
2. Insert strip.
Lunch insulin dose
Dinner insulin dose
3. Lance test site and apply blood.
Fasting test
Ketone
Low battery
4. View result.
For more information on how to perform a test, see
Section 7.
Connected to computer
Setup mode
High blood glucose or pattern
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View Logbook
Your meter logbook can store up to 1,000 events – including blood glucose, ketone, and
control solution results, insulin doses, and other meter information.
Viewing Your Logbook Events
1. While on the Home screen, press
or
to set the
your logbook events.
or
to set the day
Examples:
2. Press
to scroll through to view your logbook
events.
to set the year
Blood Glucose Result
Units of
Insulin
Insulin Dose
this means the meter can
Fasting Result
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Control Solution Result
to turn off the meter. Discard the
Viewing Your Blood Glucose Averages
1. While on the Home screen, press
logbook.
2. While in the logbook, press
any time to view
What To Do
your 7-day average. [
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Your average
• Press
to view 14-day average. [ 
Follow your healthcare
professional' s advice.
• Press
to view 30-day average. [ 
• Press
to return to your logbook events.
Notes:
• Averages do not include glucose control solution
results.
• Control solution results not marked as control
solution tests may cause averages to be inaccurate.
Contact your healthcare
professional immediately.
appear on the meter screen when there
are no current events or averages to view.
Number of tests
blood glucose test results are included as
in this average
1.1 mmol/L when calculating averages.
blood glucose test results are included as
Press
or
to scroll
27.8 mmol/L when calculating averages.
through 7-, 14- and 30-day
averages.
Repeat the test with a new
test strip. If the result is HI,
contact your healthcare
professional immediately.
to view
to open the
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Summary of Contents for Freestyle OPTIUM NEO

  • Page 1 Setting Up the Meter View Logbook The FreeStyle Optium Neo Blood Glucose and Ketone Monitoring System is for use outside Turning Your Meter On and Off To confirm that the date and time are set correctly, follow the steps below.
  • Page 2: Control Sections

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