New Roche Accu-Chek Aviva Plus Glucose Test Strips Receive FDA Clearance

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Roche announced that it has received clearance from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for its Accu-Chek Aviva Plus test system. The new maltose-independent test strip is designed to prevent the interference of maltose on blood sugar readings which can occur in rare cases when drugs containing or metabolizing to maltose are parenterally administered. The Accu-Chek Aviva Plus test strip is cleared for patient self-monitoring of blood glucose and can be used with the proven Accu-Chek Aviva system. The new generation of test strips offers advanced chemistry and safety for self-monitoring of blood glucose.

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Angel Perez

I purchased an Aviva Plus meter last month.
Since them, the readings of tests compared to a Lab test has been more than 30 points. My doctor suggested to accuire a new one to compare results.
I will begim tests this afternoon.
Advice me for possible result comparisons.

Jay Koch

Diane, where did you learn about this 15% difference in the Plus strips? I have heard of this difference from a couple of people, but I can’t find any primary source. Can you tell me where you heard this from? Thanks.

Diane Murray
Diane Murray

Barbara, the ACCU-CHEK Aviva reads higher because the one touch reads much too low and gives a false reading, as do most meters. Unfortunately, the new Aviva Plus strips read 15% too low. One has to multiply the figure (if it is under 100) by 1.15 to get accurate reading. Over 100 is anyone’s guess. Still the Plus will give the same reading or within a few points each time if several blood sugars from the same sample are used. That is NOT true of other meters on the market. They can be 20 points off. It is a huge… Read more »

Barbara
Barbara

Why does the ACCU-CHEK Aviva Plus System  give from 20-50 points higher reading then the one touch?
 
Thank You,
 Barbara

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