Available in Austria, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Greece, Italy, Norway, Portugal, Spain, Sweden, Switzerland and UK

GlucoMen Areo 2K


Fresh capillary whole blood

Temperature compensation:

Automatic compensation using a built-in thermo sensor


Two 3.0 V lithium batteries (CR2032)

Battery life:

A minimum of 900 tests or about 1 year (2-3 tests/day)


730 glucose and 100 ß-ketone test results with markers, dates and times. When the memory is full, new results will replace the oldest ones

Data management:

Before/after meals, exercise and general markers available


Up to six settable acoustic alarms (3 for glucose, 3 for ß-ketone measurements)

Data transfer:

Via dedicated USB cable, NFC, or a Bluetooth device


Over 1, 7, 14, 30, 60, 90 days (for glucose results only)

Automatic turn off:

- After 90 seconds of inactivity before the test
- After 60 seconds of inactivity after the test


85.5 mm (L) x 56 mm (W) x 18.2 mm (H)


46 g (without batteries)

Meter operating conditions:

- Temperature:
5 to 45 °C (41 to 113 °F) for glucose testing;
10 to 40 °C (50 to 104 °F) for ß-ketone testing.
- Relative Humidity:
20 to 90% (no dew condensation) for glucose testing;
< 85% for ß-ketone testing.

Meter storage conditions:

- Temperature: -20 to 50 °C (-4 to 122 °F)
- Relative Humidity: 20 to 90%

Glucose measurement specifications

GlucoMen Areo 2K

Unit of measurement:

mg/dL (mmol/L)

Test range:

20 - 600 mg/dL (1.1 – 33.3 mmol/L)

Haematocrit range:

10 - 70 % (haematocrit compensated)

Test strip:

GlucoMen® areo Sensor

Sample size:

Minimum 0.5 µL

Test time:

5 seconds

Assay method:

Electrochemical, Glucose Oxidase (GOD, Aspergillus niger sourced) based method. Mediator: Hexacyanoferrate(III) ion.

Test strip storage conditions:

- Temperature:
4 to 30 °C (39.2 to 86 °F) (both for unopened vial and after opening).
- Relative Humidity: 20 to 90% (both for unopened vial and after opening).

Test strip expiry date:

12 months after vial opening

ß-Ketone measurement specifications

GlucoMen Areo 2K

Unit of measurement:


Test range:

0.1 – 8.0 mmol/L

Haematocrit range:

20 - 60 % (haematocrit compensated).

Test strip:

GlucoMen® areo ß-Ketone Sensor

Sample size:

Minimum 0.8 µL

Test time:

8 seconds

Assay method:

Electrochemical, ß-Hydroxybutyrate Dehydrogenase based method.
Mediator: 1,10-phenanthroline-5,6-dione

Storage temperature:

4 to 30 °C (39.2 to 86 °F)


Each test strip is wrapped individually in an aluminium foil pouch

Control solutions

GlucoMen Areo 2K


2 for glucose (N, H), 2 for ß-ketone (N, H)

Storage temperature:

4 to 30 °C (39.2 to 86 °F)

Discard date:

3 months after opening

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