The CONTOUR®CARE connected meter and test strips. A blood glucose monitoring system designed to help manage diabetes with ease and confidence.

Product Features

  • Easy to use, affordable and simply reliable
  • Accurate test results1
  • smartCOLOUR for easier understanding of blood glucose levels2
  • Can save test strips with Second-Chance® Sampling technology
  • Connects to the free CONTOUR®DIABETES app**

Why choose CONTOUR®CARE?

An easy-to-use system

An easy-to-use system

Ready to test straight out of the box.* CONTOUR®CARE stores the most recent 800 test results and provides 7, 14, 30, 90 day averages. It works with CONTOUR®CARE test strips and uses a small sample size (0.6 µL) with easy Sip-In Sampling®.

smartCOLOUR target range indicator

With the smartCOLOUR target range indicator, you can quickly and easily understand your test results.4

Using a meter with coloured target range indicator can significantly reduce HbA1c.2 Additionally, coloured target range indicators have been shown to improve patient confidence and help guide their decision-making.3,4

Accurate test results

Accurate1 test results are important for therapy decisions, especially for the correct insulin dose calculation.5

Users of the CONTOUR®CARE blood glucose monitoring system can benefit from accurate test results even in times of haematocrit fluctuations.6


Using a meter with Second-Chance-Sampling® can save up to 100 test strips per year.†,7

CONTOUR®CARE has a 30 second count down screen that provides you the opportunity to apply more blood to the same strip if the first sample is insufficient.


Connects to the free CONTOUR®DIABETES app

The free CONTOUR®DIABETES app is available to support diabetes self-management, adding insight and meaning to the results

Easy to use: Syncs automatically with the meter to upload all blood glucose readings to an electronic diary

Easy to understand: My Patterns helps identify trends in blood glucose results and displays notifications of potential causes

Easy to share: The blood sugar diary report can be sent prior to, or shared during, an appointment with a healthcare professional

The CONTOUR®DIABETES app applies appropriate safeguards to ensure your personal data is processed securely and in compliance with applicable laws.

Check to see if your smartphone’s operating system is compatible

How to use*

You are only 3 steps away from a remarkably accurate1 result.

Step 1

Insert CONTOUR®CARE test strip and the meter will switch on.

Step 2

Let the blood drop be sipped into the test strip.

Step 3

View the test result together with the smartCOLOUR colour indicator.

Instructional Video

Works With

CONTOUR®CARE strips, boxes of 50 strips (2x25 strips)

CONTOUR®DIABETES app, on your iOS or Android smartphone or tablet

MICROLET®NEXT lancing device with MICROLET® lancets


Do you have questions concerning the CONTOUR®CARE blood glucose meter? Have a look at our FAQs here.

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User guide


Average strip wastage estimated by healthcare professionals. Data and quotes collected through online survey of 200 HCPs and 200 patients with diabetes in US, CAN, DE and UK.

*Before use please see the CONTOUR®CARE user guide for full instructions.

**On a compatible Android or iOS device. For a list of compatible operating systems, please visit

1. CONTOUR®CARE BGMS User Guide, 03/2021.
2. Grady M et al. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2018;12:1211–1219.
3. Grady M et al. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2015;9:841-848.
4. Data on File. Ascensia Diabetes Care. Protocol GCA-PRO-2018-006-01 (NCT03730480). Questionnaire 2: Features.
5. Stedman M et al. Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology 2021, Vol. 15(I) 76-81.
6. CONTOUR®CARE test strip package insert, September 2018.
7. Market Research. Ascensia Diabetes Care, Hall & Partners online market research, conducted April/May 2015.