It’s time to focus on accuracy

A critical part of taking charge of your diabetes journey is learning how to measure your own blood glucose levels. The accuracy of your measurement is impacted by your meter and how you use it to take readings. Therefore, it’s important to work with your healthcare professional to ensure you understand the proper steps needed to accurately measure your blood glucose levels from the beginning. You should also review your technique and readings with your healthcare professional regularly, to ensure you are taking accurate readings and that changes to your care can be made quickly and effectively based on your blood glucose levels.1


When looking for a meter for self-monitoring, the CONTOUR®NEXT system has been shown to deliver highly accurate results.2 Learn more below, so that you can decide if it might be right for you.

Accuracy is key!

It’s essential to choose an accurate blood glucose meter at the start of your self-monitoring journey, so that you can feel confident from Day 1 that your blood glucose readings are correct. There is substantial variation in the accuracy of widely used blood glucose monitoring systems. In an independent study, only a third of the top 18 glucose meters meet the accuracy standards.1

What’s different about the CONTOUR®NEXT system?

The CONTOUR®NEXT system makes blood glucose monitoring as simple as possible and produces highly accurate results.2 Our system:

  • Is ready to test right out of the box* and easy to use

  • Is highly accurate2

  • Provides Second-Chance® sampling which prompts you to apply more blood to the same test strip when the first sample is not enough2

  • Allows for smart diabetes management with the CONTOUR®DIABETES App.

  • The easy-to-use CONTOUR®DIABETES app effortlessly logs your blood glucose levels from a CONTOUR® connected meter when synchronised—eliminating the need for a manual logbook. Visit the app stores to download:

    Apple App Store

    Google App Store

To learn more about the CONTOUR®NEXT blood glucose monitoring system take a look at these videos.

Do you have any questions or are you interested in the CONTOUR®NEXT blood glucose monitoring system?

Have you used any of our CONTOUR® products before? We’d love to get your feedback. If you have not used any of our blood glucose monitoring meters so far, get your meter now.

Stay tuned for our next update, which will be focused on understanding the benefits of Second-Chance® sampling with the CONTOUR®NEXT meter!

* Before use please read the CONTOUR®NEXT User Guide for full instructions


1. American Diabetes Association. Standards of Medical Care in Diabetes, 2021. Diabetes Care. January 2021 Volume 44 Supplement.

2. CONTOUR®NEXT (connected) BGMS User Guide

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