The Acc-Chek Performa system is designed to measure the glucose in the blood with a fast 5 second test. The kit includes a glucose meter with battery, Accu-Chek Fastclix Lancing Device .
IMPORTANT INFORMATION ABOUT THE STRIPS…
The Special Authority for Accu-Chek Performa test strips is no longer available.
- You will need to change the meter you use
- If you received Special Authority to use the Accu-Chek Performa you are eligible to change to one of the funded CareSens meters. You will need to do this prior to August 1st 2018.
- You can continue to use your Accu-Chek FastClix lancing system as this was not affected by the PHARMAC changes. There is no need to dispose of it. Replacement drums continue to be available at Diabetes Christchurch.
- For those who wish to continue to use this meter and self fund, Diabetes Christchurch does have the strips available for sale.