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J&J OneTouch Verio Flex

Device Name:OneTouch Verio Flex
Manufacturer:Johnson & Johnson, 1 Johnson & Johnson Plaza, New Brunswick, New Jersey 08933, UNITED STATES.
Measuring functions:Blood glucose
Primary Client Use:Intended for self-measurement and home use
Measurement Site:Finger
Measurement Occurrence:Single measurements only
Availability:Available Currently

The technology used in the J&J OneTouch Verio Flex, to measure blood glucose, is among the best rated for accuracy by Medaval Ltd. It has passed in clinical validation studies, between general and specific populations, according to recognised standard protocols, as published in peer-reviewed publications.

Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
Medaval★★★ RecommendationRecent clinical validation; recent protocol; multiple clinical validations
MDR CriteriaSelf-measurementPublished evidence
Consumer BodyVersionQuartileComment
Choice (Australia)2019A 
Amazon Best Sellers (US)2019B (3.4 / 5) 

Validation Publications

Katz LB, Grady M, Stewart L, Cameron H. Patient and healthcare professional satisfaction with a new, high accuracy blood glucose meter with color range indicator and wireless connectivity. Expert Rev Med Devices. 2016 Jul;13(7):619-26. Epub: 2016 Jun 7. doi: 10.1080/17434440.2016.1195260. PMID: 27232211. (Details from: http://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/17434440.2016.1195260).

15197:2013 - Pass General population

Baumstark A, Jendrike N, Pleus S, Liebing C, Haug C, Freckmann G. Accuracy Evaluation of a New System for Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose With Three Test Strip Lots Based on ISO 15197:2013. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2018 Mar;12(2):539-40. Epub: 2017 Sep 21. doi: 10.1177/1932296817730380. PMID: 28931322. Available from: PMC5851221.

15197:2013 - Pass General population

Relevant Publications

Katz LB, Grady M, Setford J, Levy BL. OneTouch Blood Glucose Monitoring Systems – Impact of New Technologies on the Efficacy of Self-monitoring Blood Glucose US Endocrinology. 2018 Jan;14(Suppl 1):2-8. Epub: 2018 Jan 22. Available from: www.touchendocrinology.com.

Given the struggles that many patients have with ongoing adherence, motivation, health literacy and/or numeracy, the newer BGMS features described in this article represent important tools which may help HCPs better communicate with their patients on how to both understand their BG data and encourage appropriate self-management from their patients.