Diabetes Care

Bayer Diabetes Care is one of the world’s market leaders in the field of blood glucose monitoring systems. It has provided devices and test strips for blood glucose monitoring for 50 years. Today, Bayer's blood glucose meters are used by people with diabetes to safely and conveniently monitor their blood glucose levels both at home and on the move.

Bayer has an impressive portfolio of meters suitable for all patient profiles, including; CONTOUR ®XT, CONTOUR® NEXT, CONTOUR® NEXT USB, CONTOUR® NEXT Link, CONTOUR® Link, CONTOUR® and BREEZE® 2.The Contour Next range of meters using the Contour Next strip have demonstrated  that they deliver beyond the minimum requirements of the ISO 15197:2013 standard¹, ensuring people with diabetes receive remarkably accurate results.



Bayer's blood glucose meters are widely available to people with diabetes, free of charge through healthcare professionals.

  • Ask your diabetes nurse for a free Bayer's CONTOUR® XT, CONTOUR® NEXT or CONTOUR® NEXT USB.
  • Check online to see which of Bayer’s meters is right for you here 
  • If you use a compatible Medtronic insulin pump, call Bayer Diabetes Support now to claim your FREE Bayer's CONTOUR Link or CONTOUR NEXT Link: 1 890 920 111.



Bayer Diabetes Care Business Divested

On January 5, 2016, Bayer AG announced that it closed on its agreement to sell its Diabetes Care business to Panasonic Healthcare Holdings Co., Ltd., a company which is backed by funds sponsored by leading global investment firm KKR and the Panasonic Corporation.  The new name of the stand-alone diabetes care business is Ascensia Diabetes Care. Please see the following websites for further global information on Ascensia Diabetes Care and its product portfolio:



Reference: 1. Berstein R, Parkes JL, Goldy A, A New Test Strip Technology Platform for Self-Monitoring of Blood Glucose. Journal of Diabetes