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Roche Accu-Chek Guide

Device Name:Accu-Chek Guide
Manufacturer:Sole: Roche Diagnostics USA, 9115 Hague Road, PO Box 50457, Indianapolis, IN 46250-0457, UNITED STATES.
Measuring functions:Blood glucose
Primary Client Use:Intended for self-measurement and home use
Measurement Site:Finger and general Alternative Site Testing
Measurement Occurrence:Single measurements only
Availability:Available Currently

The technology used in the Roche Accu-Chek Guide, to measure blood glucose, has passed in a clinical validation study, in a general population, according to a recognised standard protocol, as published in a peer-reviewed publication.

Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
Medaval★★ RecommendationRecent clinical validation; recent protocol
MDR CriteriaSelf-measurementPublished evidence
Consumer BodyVersionQuartileComment
Choice (Australia)2019A 
Amazon Best Sellers (US)2019B (3.2 / 5) 

Validation Publications

SKUP. Report from the evaluation SKUP/2017/112: Accu-Chek Guide (Roche Diagnostics), a system for blood glucose measurement. Bergen, Norway: SKUP; 2017. 47 p. Available from: skup.org.

15197:2013 - Pass General population (Note: BLS-recorded measurements)

15197:2013 - Pass General population (Note: Subject-recorded measurements)

Relevant Publications

Harvey C, Koubek R, Bégat V, Jacob S. Usability Evaluation of a Blood Glucose Monitoring System With a Spill-Resistant Vial, Easier Strip Handling, and Connectivity to a Mobile App: Improvement of Patient Convenience and Satisfaction. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2016 Aug 22;10(5):1136-41. doi: 10.1177/1932296816658058. PMID: 27390222. Available from: PMC5032967. Print 2016 Sep.

This study found superior usability of the Roche Accu-Chek Guide over the participants’ current meters in both the United States and France.