09. 24. 2009
Bayer's Contour USB Meter Empowers Patients
If you're living with diabetes or knows someone who is, you know how vital keeping track of every test and every shot of insulin can be -- it's the ultimate case of knowledge is power. For those that with the disease that must test their blood sugars levels regularly, Bayer has released the Bayer Contour USB Meter. The first of its kind, the USB meter is the first blood glucose meter that plugs into a computer for quick and accurate data management for optimal diabetes management.
Simple to use, the patient simply insert a test strip into the meter and take their test as usual. The Contour gives the test results on the easy to read color OLED display and logs it for later use. Able to hold up to 2,000 test results, the devices is a great way to track blood glucose patterns which can be a boon to both doctors and patients. Based on Bayer's CONTOUR system, the meter utilizes the incredibly accurate No Coding technology for results patients can trust. Bayer also added the AutoLog feature that allows users to mark their tests as Before Meal or After Meal for more detailed records.
Patients can also set test reminders from as little as 15 minutes to as far out as 23 hours and 15 minutes. If there's an abnormal test and users want to jot down the cause, they can simply go to the Notes section and add their comments for further review. Once the data is stored, users can the pre-installed GLUCOFACTS DELUXE software to create easy to read reports for future doctor's visits.
A great way to take control of the situation, the Bayer Contour USB meter has hit the market just yet, but if you're interested in the device, you can sign up at meter's microsite to receive the latest updates.
Via Coolest Gadgets