What are Contour Next Test Strips?
Correctly managing your diabetes is essential to maintaining good health, so don’t compromise on your testing strips. Contour Next Test Strips surpass industry standards to provide you with accurate, reliable results that you can trust.
How to use this product
Frequently testing your blood sugar levels is vital if you have diabetes to ensure they stay in a normal range. Start by preparing your kit for testing, which should include your meter, a Contour Next Test Strip, a fresh, clean lancing device and some cotton wool.
Wash and dry your hands to ensure the result is not influenced by any sugars present on your fingers. Prick your finger to obtain a drop of blood and put the blood onto the test strip. Place the test strip into the meter to record a result. Use the cotton wool to dab any excess blood from your finger.
Which glucose meters are compatible with Contour Next Test Strips?
When shopping for your testing strips, you should always buy the same brand as your blood glucose meter to ensure they’re not only compatible, but accurate, too. Contour Next Test Strips are suitable for the following blood glucose meters:
CONTOUR® NEXT ONE
CONTOUR® NEXT LINK/2.4
CONTOUR® NEXT USB
What is the best time to check blood sugar?
It’s a good idea to tie your testing times into daily events, that way, you’ll always remember to check your levels. It’s best to test your blood sugar before all three of your meals, after exercise, and before you go to sleep. It’s important to test before you eat as fasting glucose levels will give you a better, truer reading - if you forget and need to test after a meal, you should wait a couple of hours to ensure your reading is accurate.
Can you reuse a testing strip?
You can’t unfortunately, despite it sounding like a cost-effective option. However you try to do it - flip the strip over or try to remove the first blood sample - as soon as you put it into the meter, it will tell you that the strip is invalid. If you’re lucky enough to get a reading at all, it cannot be trusted as an accurate reading as the strip has been tampered with.
How can I test my blood sugar?
You can test your blood sugar at home or on the go by using a traditional glucose monitoring system, where you prick your finger to draw out a drop of blood to put on the test strip. Place the strip into the meter that displays the blood sugar levels and record the level in case your healthcare provider needs to see the results. Having a blood sugar reader enables you to check your sugar levels multiple times a day, helping you to keep an eye on your results so your healthcare provider can let you know how much medication to take.
How to Use the Contour® Next One
Introduction to Diabetes
Your Questions About the Contour® Next One Answered
The Contour® Next One is an illuminating blood glucose meter from Contour®, and if you have diabetes or want to be more conscious of your blood sugar, it could be perfect for you.
But what makes this blood glucose meter different from any other, what makes it so special?
Well today we’re going to answer both of these questions and more, as we take a closer look at the Contour® Next One blood glucose testing system.
I need to buy strips for contour next one, can u gel me whays the expiry date on them
Expiry date on our stock is 30/11/2020. Thank you.
Ask a Pharmacist
Didn't find the answer you were looking for? Submit a private question to be answered by one of our qualified UK pharmacists.
|Method||Handling Time||Transit Time||Timescale||Approx Cost|
|Standard Shipping (3-5 Working Days)||1||2||3||£2.95|
|Royal Mail Tracked 24||0||1||1||£4.95|
|Next Day Guaranteed (1 Working Day)||n/a||n/a||n/a||£6.95|
Times are given in working days and are approximate. Costs may change based on order total, day of the week or location within the UK. Ability to hit timescales will depend on whether the products are ordered before a cut off time, as well as additional administration time incurred in reviewing your order.
Please review the estimates at the checkout.
Free UK Delivery on all orders over £30* - Delivery within 3-5 working days.
Standard UK Delivery - £2.95* - Delivery within 3-5 working days.
Express UK Delivery - £4.95** - Delivery within 1-2 working days.
Temperature Controlled Delivery - £8.85 - Delivery within 1-3 working days.
Please Note: These prices are shown as a guide only. All delivery times are approximate but have been obtained in good faith.
*Excluding refrigerated products and treatments which are subject to different postage charges.
All our items are sent completely discreet for your peace of mind.
This means the packaging is plain, there is no mention of what product is inside your package and there is no mention of Chemist4U either.
We respect that many of our products are of a sensitive nature - this is why we take every step to keep your purchases private.
Customers can read our full returns policy by clicking here