Roche announced the launch of Accu-Chek Aviva Expert system, the first blood glucose meter with a built-in insulin calculator.
The meter contains a bolus calculator that provides meal and correction insulin dose recommendations based on automated calculations. Incorrect insulin dosing can result in serious health complications, including hypoglycemia. In a survey, 79% of Accu-Chek Aviva Expert users reported increased confidence with insulin dose calculation, and 52% reported a reduced fear of hypoglycemia.
The Accu-Check Aviva Expert meter system is intended for patients with diabetes who are trained in multiple daily injection therapy and are under the supervision of healthcare professionals. The meter system consists of the meter, Accu-Check Aviva Plus test strips, Accu-Chek Aviva control solutions, and the Accu-Chek Bolus Advisor feature.
For more information call (866) 805-1598 or visit Accu-Chek.com.
This article originally appeared on MPR