The Best Overall Glucose Monitor Nova Max Plus incorporates advanced technology for accurate and precise self-monitoring of blood glucose and ketones by people with diabetes. Nova Max Plus has the most comprehensive features for fast, easy, and error-free blood glucose and ketone monitoring. Glucose and Ketones on the Same Monitor The Nova Max Plus Glucose Meter automatically converts itself to a Ketone meter by inserting the Nova Max Plus Ketone strip. Why Ketone Measurements Are Important Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA) is a life-threatening metabolic complication of diabetes with a mortality rate of 2%-10% 1 DKA is the leading cause of hospitalization, morbidity, and death in children with Type 1 diabetes 2 The use of a blood test for early detection of increased blood ketone levels can help to avert DKA 3,4,5 According to the ADA, blood ketone testing should be performed on sick days and whenever glucose is greater than 250-300 mg/dL.
- Other measured parameters: : ketonemia