MyStar Extra® blood glucose meter
Simple and intuitive, MyStar Extra® helps you follow your regular progress thanks to its unique estimated A1c feature. It enables you to take an active role managing your insulin therapy.
ESTIMATION OF A1C
to regularly check your progress between visits to your doctor.
FASTING BLOOD GLUCOSE TREND ARROWS
to quickly see how your therapy is working.
3-DAY FASTING AVERAGE
to help you in your decisions related to basal insulin dosing.
Last update : June 2015
- Graphic display of mealtime averages, plus 3, 7 and 30 day average readings.
- Easy handling with big backlit screen and rubber grip.
Dynamic Electrochemistry® blood sampling is an intelligent technology that enables precision measurements helping to ensure accurate and reliable blood glucose readings. MyStar Extra® meets today’s stringent industry standards for accuracy.
No coding technology, which avoids innaccurate results due to miscoding.
Memory stores up to 1,865 tests, so you have the data necessary to give you and your healthcare professional a clear picture of your diabetes.
ADVANTAGES OF THE TECHNOLOGY
Dynamic Electrochemistry® is a technology which extracts a spectrum of information from the blood that is inaccessible to traditional electrochemical methods. This method compensates for many interfering factors, ensuring accurate and reliable blood glucose readings.
MyStar Extra® fully comply with the new ISO 15197:2013 International Standard.
|Sample Size||0.5 microliters|
|Average Glucose Test Time||5 seconds|
|Assay Method||Dynamic Electrochemistry®|
|Memory||Stores the previous 1,865 test results,|
including the date, time, and meal time tag (if enabled) with each reading.
|Measurement Units||mg/dL or mmol/L|
(preset to the standard unit generally used
in country where the meter was purchased.
The user cannot change the unit of measurement setting)
|Maximum Altitude||3.048 meters (10,000 feet)|
|Hematocrit||20% to 60%|
|Operating Relative Humidity||25% to 90%|
|Operating Temperature||10°C to 40°C (50°F to 104°F)|
|Result Range||1.1 to 33.3 mmol/L|
20 to 600 mg/dL
|Size||L = 90 mm, W = 51 mm, H = 17 mm|
|Weight||49 g (including batteries)|
|Power Source||Two replaceable CR2032, 3 volt, lithium batteries|
|Automatic Deactivation||1 minute after last user action, two minutes when a test strip is inserted|
How to calculate your estimated A1c ?
Tagging your tests
“Fasting” test tag:
This test is usually the first test in the morning before any food or drink. Your should not have eaten anything for at least 6-8 hours. To let the meter know it is a fasting test, add a fasting tag to your blood glucose test results.
“Pre-Meal” test tag:
This test is the test done between a few minutes to 1 hour before your meals at lunch and dinner. To let the meter know it is pre-meal test, add a pre-meal tag to your blood glucose test results.
“Post-meal” test tag:
The post meal test is the test done 1.5 to 2 hours after your major meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner. To let the meter know it is post-meal, add a post-meal tag to your blood glucose test results.
“No tag” test tag:
The “no tag” tag can be used to mark any readings taken outside of a mealtime, fasting-time or to mark the bedtime blood glucose test for the 7-point profile.
Tagging you bloog glucose tests:
Press the apple button after a test until it displays the correct tag for the test result. Press the tick button to confirm.
For further information, please contact your local call center.
- MyStar Extra® owners guide.
- Agamatrix, Inc. (2014): White Paper, Evaluation of BGStar, iBGStar and MyStar Extra Meters to ISO 15197:2013 Standard.
- Studies performed with BGStar® and iBGStar® have proven the accuracy of Dynamic Electrochemistry.