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Glucose Meters and Lancing Devices

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Please note:

  • COST: See Cost Coverage Information on the Topics Catalogue page for compassionate or cost savings resources per brand. 
  • Click here for Genteel Lancing Device info
  • See Abbott below for blood ketone meters
  • Blood glucose meters are listed by brand below and include links to user manuals and websites.The mention of products on this page is not an endorsement.
  • Please ask patients to carefully investigate shipping costs and return policies when ordering online, and to check for strip expiration dates after receiving products regardless of where purchased. Patients report varied experiences with online ordering (good and bad).
  •  Glooko accepts uploads of most glucose meters and CGM. To have patients direct their data to a professional clinic account see the instructions on our patient webpage endometab.ca under Patients & Family > Appointment Preparation.  

Related:

 


ABBOTT

 

ASCENSIA (previously Bayer)  

“Contour Diabetes App” available for iOS, Android – Bluetooth compatible w/ Contour Next One meter

App – Instructions & Quick Tips:

Calgary Reps:
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Calgary North)
Cell phone: 403-462-9726
This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. (Calgary South)
Cell phone: 587-337-6581

See Cost Coverage Information on the Topics Catalogue page for compassionate or cost savings resources per brand.

 


Dexcom

 

GE

  • GE 200 meter: Company website for Canada 

  • A reduction in the price of GE strips (about $9.60 off retail) is available by using the Innovicares program when purchasing at the pharmacy. The pharmacies below can arrange this.

  • GE is available at Walmart, Safeway, Sobeys, London Drugs, Shoppers Drug Mart North Hill Shopping Centre & Rexall pharmacies and at the following independent outlets: Richmond Sq Pharmacy, Marshall Drugs, Sage Plus Pharmacy, Medicine Shoppe 4th St. SW, Cambrian Pharmacy., Calgary Drug Mart #13-10 Richard Way SW, Simon's Valley IDA. And close satellite communities, Two Pharmacy Cochrane, Shoppers Drug Mart Okotoks.

  • Calgary Rep: Gary Pidruchny This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 
  • See Cost Coverage Information on the Topics Catalogue page for compassionate or cost savings resources per brand. 

 

Genteel Lancing Device

  • The Genteel device advertises lancing without pain by controlling the depth of penetration and combining it with a vacuum. 
  • Visit Genteel Website
  • Rep: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

 

LIFESCAN 

  • All Lifescan meters can be viewed at their OneTouch website.  

  • There are instructional videos available for One Touch Verio Flex and One Touch Verio Reflect. The video for the One Touch Delica Lancing Device is here
  • App: OneTouch Reveal in iOS, Android. Visit the app set up video.  

  • Insulin Mentor (Bolus Calculator).

    Note 1:  
    The food library in the app presents carbohydrate content that includes fibre. Fibre is not subtracted and the grams of fibre are not visible. 

    Note 2: 
    Here is how the App calculates the dose if there is insulin on board (IOB):
     - If no BG is entered, the insulin dose for carb is not reduced
    - If BG is entered, IOB is subtracted from the total dose of insulin
      (insulin for carb + correction insulin)

    Insulin Mentor Setup Steps:

    • Open Reveal App
    • Click “More” in top right hand corner
    • Click “My settings”
    • Turn on “Insulin Mentor” and enter your individual provider code
    • Proceed to enter the settings for the patient
    • You can allow them access to adjust settings (or not)
    • If needed, download pdf Setup of Insulin Mentor , see complete setup instructions and support docs.
  • Calgary Rep:
    • Todd Zielke This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Regional Business Manager
    • Patrick Burke This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. Territory Manager 

 

MEDI+SURE

  •  Medisure Company Website
  • Medisure Canada Compassionate program, please see Cost Coverage Information heading under our Topics Catalogue for details.  
  • Rep: Rob Cortis
    Phone: (855) 634-7873 ext. 122 or Cell 519-766-8248
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Medtronic

 

NovaMax Meter

  • Measures both blood glucose and blood ketones. Separate strips are required for each. 
  • May be available to order in at pharmacies. Strips are available online in Canada at DiabetesExpress.ca. The meter can also be ordered on-line on the NovaMax website.

 

ORACLE

 

ROCHE 

  • Only the Accu-Chek Guide is currently available.  (Accu-Chek Aviva, Nano and Connect are no longer available.) All product training videos and user manuals are here.
  • The App “MySugr” was purchased by Roche and is compatible with the Accu-Chek Guide, connecting via Bluetooth. Once the Accu-chek Guide is paired with the app and data is downloaded (see instructions along with sample logbook here), the app will upgrade to a free "Pro" version to permit emailing of logbook data. Data might include insulin dose, g carb and food pictures if entered by the patient at the time.
  • Link to healthcare professional resources (quick start guides, MySugr info).
  • National assistance number 1-800-363-7949 
  • See Cost Coverage Information on the Topics Catalogue page for compassionate or cost savings resources per brand. 
  • Markets the "SiteSmart" pen needles (coloured pen needles to encourage site rotation)
  • National Sales Support contact: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.