Can arterial and venous blood be used with the OneTouch Ultra Meter?

No. Arterial and Venous samples have not been cleared for use on the OneTouch Ultra Meter.

Can I use OneTouch Ultra Test Strips with my PocketScan® Meter?

No, you must use PocketScan Test Strips with your PocketScan Meter and OneTouch Ultra Test Strips with your OneTouch Ultra Meter.

How many testing sites could be used with the OneTouch Ultra Meter?

The OneTouch Ultra Meter may be used for two testing sites, the fingertip or the arm. The meter requires a very small amount of blood to perform a test, giving you the choice to obtain it from a fingertip or arm.* The arm has fewer nerve endings than the fingertips and you may find it less painful for obtaining blood.

*Before you begin testing on the arm, read Important Information about testing on the arm and your Owner's Booklet, and talk to your doctor.

What happens if enough blood has not been applied to the test strip before the countdown begins?

If the confirmation window does not fill completely before the meter begins to count down, do not add more blood to the test strip; discard the test strip and retest. If enough blood has not been applied, you may get an inaccurate result.

How do you know when enough blood has been applied to the test strip?

The confirmation window on the OneTouch Ultra Test Strip will be completely filled. If the confirmation window does not fill completely before the meter begins to count down, do not add more blood to the test strip; discard the test strip and retest.

How much blood is required to test with the OneTouch® Ultra® Test Strip?

The OneTouch® Ultra® system requires a drop of blood to perform a test.