CONTOUR®NEXT GEN blood glucose monitoring system. Discover high accuracy1 and ease of use - the features you want from a meter.

Product Features

  • Works with CONTOUR®NEXT Test Strips
  • Ease of use
  • Highly accurate1
  • smartLIGHT® for easier understanding of blood glucose levels3
  • Can save test strips with Second-Chance® Sampling technology
  • Connects to the free CONTOUR®DIABETES app**


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

An Easy-To-Use System

An Easy-To-Use System

The features you want from a meter3. Easy to read: Big numbers on display. Easy to use: Large rubber buttons. No initial set up.* Personalized target ranges with averages on the meter.

Discover smartLIGHT

Discover smartLIGHT® for easier understanding of blood glucose levels3

The unique smartLIGHT® feature makes it quicker and easier to interpret blood glucose readings using coloured lights that clearly identify if the reading is above, within or below your target range.

Highly accurate results

Highly accurate meter results1

CONTOUR®NEXT GEN has been shown to deliver remarkable accuracy within 10mg/dl.§

Discover Second-Chance

Discover Second-Chance® sampling which may help save test strips4

CONTOUR®NEXT GEN has a 60 second count down screen that provides patients the opportunity to apply more blood to the same strip if the first sample is insufficient.

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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.

CONTOUR NEXT test strip

Step 1

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

Let the blood drop be sipped into the test strip.

Step 2

Let the blood drop be sipped into the test strip.

smartLIGHT colour indicator

Step 3

View the test result together with the smartLIGHT® colour indicator.

Works With


CONTOUR®NEXT test strips


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

MICROLET NEXT lancing device

MICROLET®NEXT lancing device with MICROLET® lancets


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

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User guides

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Quick reference guides

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Always consult your healthcare provider prior to making changes to your target ranges.

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

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

§ 97.8% of glucose results were within 10mg/dl or 10% compared to accuracy results.

1. CONTOUR®NEXT BGMS User Guide, Rev. 03/21;
2. Research partnership Ascensia Diabetes Care Market Research, March 17. 100 patients in Canada, Germany, and US.
3. Ascensia Diabetes Care. Data on File. Smartson Market Research study of the CNO meter and the CDA, (June 2017). Sweden. SMARTSON market research study of the CONTOUR®NEXT ONE meter and the CONTOUR®DIABETES app. Participants received a free meter and test strips. Smartson,
4. Richardson JM et al. Clinical Relevance of Reapplication of Blood Samples During Blood Glucose Testing. Poster presented at the 20th Annual Diabetes Technology Meeting (DTM); November 12-14, 202.