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ReliOn Ultima

Device Name:Ultima
Manufacturer:

OBL: Walmart Apollo LLC (ReliOn), 702 SW 8th Street, Bentonville, Arkasas 72716, UNITED STATES.

OEM: Abbott Diabetes Care Inc., 1360 South Loop Road, Alameda, CA 94502, UNITED STATES.

Measuring functions:Blood glucose
Primary Client Use:Intended for both professional use and self-measurement
Measurement Site:Finger and general Alternative Site Testing
Measurement Occurrence:Single measurements only
Availability:Recalled
Description: The ReliOn Ultima is a non-clinically-validated blood glucose meter. Measurements are normally taken from the finger but alternative site testing is allowed and it is intended for both professional use and self-measurement. DO NOT USE THIS DEVICE. It has been recalled by the manufacturer. Please check with your supplier or the manufacturer for further details.
Assessment:

The technology used in the ReliOn Ultima, to measure blood glucose, has failed in a clinical validation study, in a general population, according to a recognised standard protocol, as published in a peer-reviewed publication.

Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
MedavalNot recommendedThis device failed clinical validation.

Validation Publications

Klonoff DC, Parkes JL, Kovatchev BP, Kerr D, Bevier WC, Brazg RL, Christiansen M, Bailey TS, Nichols JH, Kohn MA. Investigation of the Accuracy of 18 Marketed Blood Glucose Monitors. Diabetes Care. 2018 Aug;41(8):1681-8. Epub: 2018 Jun 13. doi: 10.2337/dc17-1960. PMID: 29898901. Available from: www.diabetestechnology.org.

DTS:2016 - Fail General population