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iBGStar®
For U.S. Residents Only

About the iBGStar®
Meter Display

The iBGStar meter display has a variety of symbols and animations that help you understand what is happening and what to do next when checking your blood sugar. This guide will give you an overview of what the different symbols mean and what you should do when encountering them.

iBGStar

Glucose Result

Units of Measurement

(scrolls across display) Results will be displayed in mg/dL.

Time

(scrolls across display) Syncing will configure the time format to match your iPhone or iPod touch's settings. The format is in either 12 or 24 Hour.

Date

(scrolls across display) Syncing will configure the date format to match your iPhone or iPod touch's settings. The format is in either MM/DD/YY or DD/MM/YY.

Control Solution Symbol

Appears to the right of control solution results.

Apply Sample to Test Strip

During testing, an animation of a sample being applied to the test strip will appear on the meter display. This means you may apply a sample to the test strip. A sample may either be control solution or blood.

Sample Applied Symbol

During testing, this symbol will appear when you should remove the test strip from the sample.

Calculating Animation

(1, 2, 3 countdown) During testing, an animated sequence of bars and "1,2,3" will appear on the meter display. This is after a sample has been applied to the test strip. This means the meter is calculating the test result.

iBGStar Animation

An animation of the iBGStar logo will appear when the meter is activated. This happens by pressing the meter button or inserting a test strip. This will not show if you are connected to your iPhone or iPod touch with the app launched.

Battery Status

(If 50% charged or less) If the battery is 50% charged or less, the Battery Status symbol appears at the end of the iBGStar animation for 1 second. The percentage charged will be shown to the left of the Battery Status symbol.

Battery Status

Shows the amount of power in the iBGStar's battery.

Charging Battery Symbol

Appears to the left of the Battery Status symbol when the iBGStar's battery is being charged.

Check out our troubleshooting section to get information about error messages on the iBGStar display.