AlphaTRAK 2 Glucose Starter Kit
What is the AlphaTRAK 2 Glucose Starter Kit? This is a glucose monitoring system that can be used at home to monitor your diabetic pets blood sugar(glucose) values at home. Regular testing at home, where your pet is relaxed and following his/her routine, will provide accurate and consistent data that your veterinarian can use to make more informed treatment decisions. The kit includes the following: an Instructional DVD, Lancing device, lancets (30), AlphaTRAK2 glucose meter, test strips(25), two users guides, control solution, a carrying case, and Diabetes Diary.
What are the benefits of the AlphaTRAK 2 Glucose Starter Kit?
- Easy to use
- Provides quick and accurate blood sugar (glucose) readings.
- Made specifically for dogs and cats.
- Requires only a small blood sample in order to obtain a reading.
- Can be used from the comfort of your home.
Formulated for: Dogs and cats.
How does this product work? The AlphaTRAK 2 Glucose Starter Kit is easy and convenient. Make sure to have all of the supplies necessary to run a test prior to starting. Adjust the lancing device depth by rotating the wheel (1= most shallow; 4=deepest). Turn the meter on by inserting a test strip with the butterfly on the test strip facing up and flying into the meter. Make sure the code on the meter matches the species code on the test strip vial. Get a small blood drop from the selected sample area. Your veterinarian will teach you the best way to obtain a blood sample from your pet. Touch only one side of the test strip to the blood drop. Make sure you are using test strips specifically for AlphaTrak 2. You should hear a beep and see the lines moving on the meter display. Results appear in seconds.
Common Brand Name: AlphaTRAK 2 Glucose Starter Kit
Uses: The AlphaTRAK 2 Glucose Starter Kit helps you to monitor your pet's blood glucose from the comfort of your home. It helps to track your pets blood glucose levels so that you can report them to your veterinarian between visits. The AlphaTRAK 2 is made specifically to monitor glucose levels in dogs and cats allowing for more accurate results. The AlphaTRAK 2 Glucose Starter Kit includes the following: Instructional DVD(1), Lancing device(1), lancets(30), AlphaTRAK 2 glucometer(1), test strips(25), user guides(2), carrying case(1), Diabetes Diary(1), and AlphaTRAK Control Solution(1). This should be everything you need to get started.
Precautions: The AlphaTRAK 2 Glucose Starter Kit is calibrated specifically for dogs and cats. It is not accurate in monitoring blood glucose levels in humans and it should only be used for monitoring blood sugar in diabetic dogs and cats. Follow all of the instructions in the manual and make sure you understand how to use the AlphaTRAK 2 system properly prior to using it. Testing with the AlphaTRAK 2 Glucose Starter Kit is not a substitute for regular veterinary care. This system should be used in conjunction with veterinary visits so that your pets diabetes can be monitored as carefully as possible.
Storage: The AlphaTRAK 2 Glucose Starter Kit should be stored in a safe place at room temperature. Store away from children and pets. Do not refrigerate.