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Dario Smart Meter

Unit includes built-in lancing device
Product Description
Please note: the Dario Smart Meter pack does not include Blood Glucose Testing Strips. Click here to view the compatible Dario Testing strips.

The Dario All-in-one smart meter is specially designed to fit your lifestyle. This sleek, all-in-one glucose monitoring solution includes a simple-to-use glucose meter, space for a disposable test strip cartridge (test strips not included) and lancing device – and comfortably fits in your pocket. Connecting to your mobile device, the smart meter makes it easy to manage your health, automatically log results, and always stay connected with your caregiver – whether you’re at home or on the go.
  • Plugs into your smartphone without the need for additional cords or cables
  • Fast - only takes 6 seconds
  • Pocket sized, no need for a bulky pouch
  • No battery - never run out of power, as the Dario powers directly from your phone.
  • Massive test memory - Dario takes advantage of your phone's memory and the cloud to store your test results.
Dario Smart Meter supports the following devices:
Dario Application version – 3.3

Supported iOS – 8, 9, 9.3, 10
Supported iOS phones – iPhone 4S, 5, 5S, SE, 6, 6 Plus, 6 S, 6 S Plus
Supported Android OS – 4.4, 5, 6, 6.01
Supported Android Phones – LG G3, G4, Samsung Galaxy S5, S6, S7, Galaxy Note 4,5

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Dario Smart Meter Full User Guide Click Here
Reviews (30)
Name : Deet
Location : Minnesota
Title : The best meter I've used.
Review : I've never had a meter so compact and easy to carry with me. Nothing gets lost, jumbled or confused. The tests are accurate, and I haven't experienced the 'insufficient blood' errors that others have mentioned. The app is helpful and intutitive, and helps to remind me to test regularly. This has been an amazing product for me.

Name : Misty
Location : CA, USA
Title : Wow
Review : I love my Dario. It has made me much more responsible about checking my sugars and I love the app. It is a great device.

Name : Gregg
Location : Melbourne
Title : Ok but...
Review : I've been using this for about 5 months now. Generally it has been working ok but one annoying thing when recording whether the test is pre or post meal. Most readings are classified as "general" which means that my Dr is unable to see if I'm on track with my new medication.

Name : jakeo
Location : Melbourne
Title : Not Happy
Review : I am very disappointed with this product. I purchased it on 04/05/1976 for $79.95. When it does work it is good but it is unreliable because you go through a lot of strips because insufficient blood keeps coming up. I have used the control solution test, turned the phone off and on and now I cannot use it at all because it keeps showing up as insufficient blood with every strip. This has been an unreliable and expensive product. The only thing good about it is the concept but the practice is poor.

Name : Scream
Location : Prahran
Title : What a waste of money
Review : I have just wasted 15 strips this morning and still no result. Insufficient blood all the time. Dario's promotes blood the grain of sugar to get a result. What a farce I have tried the solution test, turned my phone on and off twice and still no test result. I personally think the strips are faulty because this has happened to me several times during the past three months. I wish I had f read these reviews before I made my purchase. Please don't buy the crap.

Name : Alisa
Location : Sydney
Title : Convenient but unreliable
Review : Love the concept and how compact it is, but every 3rd strip or so is wasted as it doesn't recognise that blood's been placed on it or else it comes up with some other error message. Such a waste.

Name : Chris
Location : Brisbane
Title : Service not contacable
Review : I have been using this device for a couple of years without any problems until recently where it wont work with my Android Galaxy S6 all of a sudden. DARIO service number 1300 136 946 is "NOT IN SERVICE" I have sent 3 e-mails to support as well NO RESPONSE VERY FRUSTRATING I suggest don't buy until this is sorted !!

Name : Graeme
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Review : I really like this device. I think its compact nature and the overall thoughtfulness of design puts it well in front of most I have used. I note some have experienced errors and I think the Dario is like most other devices in that we sometimes need to adapt. I waste very few strips because I found it is better to use less blood. A small amount of blood, pull by the strip through capillary action or similar works very reliably for me. There are too many 5 star devices in my life, but his is certainly one for me.

Name : Tom
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Review : I have been using the Dario system for some time now and although the design is very convenient I have also notice the inaccuracies in the readings compared to the other meters I have. Hopefully some day Dario will improve the accuracy of the system so that reliable readings result.

Name : Janeane
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Review : I have been using my Dario for over a year now, and have had no trouble with it. It performs all actions perfectly and makes my life alot easier.

Name : Rhonda
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Review : Doesn't work, have used so many strips. What a waste of money, will be contacting them and asking for a refund Wish i had read these reviews prior to purchasing

Name : Ken McDonald
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Review : I give it a rat ING as yet as I can't get the device to connect to even take a blood test. I am waiting for support to get contact with me on issue. My phone is running Android 7.1.1 LG Nexus 5X and they are updating our phones to 7.1.2 soon. Any ideas anyone

Name : Suzanne
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Review : Error messages that made no sense and I am a computing teacher! App then caused problems with my iPhone, deleted app and sort help from Dario. Zero help. What a waste of money.

Name : Jax
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Review : Good idea but very unreliable. I waste so many strips as they often just do not work. Really dissapointing

Name : Mary
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Review : I have been using the Dario machine and app now for around three months. I would suggest that this will ONE DAY be a wonderful device for the measurement and recording of blood sugar levels, however, on the whole I would say this first iteration has a number of "bugs" that need to be sorted through, before it could be used as a quick, easy and reliable way of testing your bsls. On the plus side, it is incredibly small and convenient. Being able to log all of my measurements immediately onto the app on my phone is great, and I think in the future this machine will really be amazing. However, on the down side, I have found the machine/app interface VERY temperamental,with frequent error messages, needing to use multiple strips to get an accurate reading. MOST CRUCIALLY, I, like many others have noted, have found the bsl readings to be wildly inaccurate. I have had readings as low as 1.1, to immediately retest at 4.3, but more troubling, are the readings which test in the "normal range" when I know from my physical symptoms that I am low, experiencing a hypo and struggling. I am afraid these inconsistencies and the fiddliness of the current technology mean that I will be returning to a more traditional meter (to use with another bsl recording app - such as the "my sugar" app) until a time in the future when Dario has had the opportunity to adequately road test this technology and iron out these fairly major technical issues. I am in regional Queensland and am writing this review in December 2016.

Questions (31)
Hi am wanting to get a machine but could you please tell me if it is comparable to a moto g please thankyou donna

Hi. Dario Smart Meter is compatible with the following devices; Application version – 3.3 Supported iOS – 8, 9, 9.3, 10 Supported iOS phones – iPhone 4S, 5, 5S, SE, 6, 6 Plus, 6 S, 6 S Plus Supported Android OS – 4.4, 5, 6, 6.01 Supported Android Phones – LG G3, G4, Samsung Galaxy S5, S6, S7, Galaxy Note 4,5

Is the dario meter compatible with a samsumg galaxy note3

Hi. The Dario Meter currently supports the following mobile devices; Application version – 3.3 Supported iOS – 8, 9, 9.3, 10 Supported iOS phones – iPhone 4S, 5, 5S, SE, 6, 6 Plus, 6 S, 6 S Plus Supported Android OS – 4.4, 5, 6, 6.01 Supported Android Phones – LG G3, G4, Samsung Galaxy S5, S6, S7, Galaxy Note 4,5

I just got this meter and I use the bayer contour next one and i tested that one and it was 214 where as this dario meter was 190! any clue why?

Hi Samira. Different blood glucose monitors will often give a different results from the same drop of blood, please copy & paste the link below into your browser, for a recent article from one of our Diabetes Educators, which gives information why this can happen.

Hi. Just purchased the Dario meter. We received it last night. We are in the process of packing to fly overseas, shall we pack another meter to use onboard the flight? I imagine it won't work because of the altitude. Please advise.

Hi. No Blood Glucose Monitor will function accurately at altitudes over 3000 meters. The monitor will still work, however your test results will not be accurate. If you have any questions on how to manage this, please call 1300 136 588 and ask to speak with a Diabetes Educator, or consult your GP, Endocrinologist or Diabetes Educator.

i live in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, is this available here? and if it is available can i get the name of the Pharmacy where i can buy it. Thanks. Regards, Estman

Hi Estman. Try contacting the Emirates Diabetes Society for more information on obtaining diabetes supplies in your area. P.O. Box 6600 Dubai, United Arab Emirates Telephone: +971-4-3377377 Fax: +971-4-3344082 Email:

Just got my Dario last week from my husband. Very frustrated because to assure accuracy I been using my other meter at same time,out of same blood drop. My Dario is quite a bit higher. Ex. My Dario 202, my Freestyle 155. Quite a gap every time. Even compared with precision device,same problem.

Hi Teresa Different blood glucose monitors will often give a different result from the same drop of blood, please click the below link for a recent article from one of our Diabetes Educators on why this can happen.

I love my Dario. I have no problem using my device. I do however have a problem navigating thru the app... I can't find things, I can't even find a back space or back browser to go back and alter an entry or see a previous entry... I've looked but is there a user manual somewhere, it's very frustrating. Thank you

Hi. Please copy this link into your browser address bar to view the Dario Manual.

Is the Dario compatible with a Samsung note 5? Thanks

Hi Geoff. Yes, the Dario is compatible with the Galaxy Note 5.

Hi is it compatible with an iphone5c? Thanks

Hi. Yes it is compatible with an iPhone 5c, howeer you will need to have one of the following supported iOS – 7, 8, 9, 9.3 versions installed.

What can you do to adjust the meter readings? Mine come in high in comparison to the meter I use at the Dr.

Hi Alie. Thank you for your question, I forwarded it to one of our Diabetes Educators, you can read the response here,

I cannot seem to download the app. It keeps failing. I have a Google Nexus so should be compatible. Very frustrating as keen to use it. Any ideas??

Hi Pam First suggestion would be to check the current version of the operating system you have on your Google Nexus, Dario Smart Meter is compatible with the following versions of Andriod OS – 4.4, 5, 6, 6.01. I hope this helps.

What bgl test strip are compatible with dario?

Hi. Dario Blood Glucose Strips, which you can purchase from at the retail price under the BGL & Ketone Strips tab, or alternatively if you are registered with the NDSS you can purchase from an NDSS Access Point Pharmacy at a government subsidised price.

Hi there I've been using Dario for a couple of weeks with no problems however today I've wasted 3 strips due to it not sucking up blood when there is heaps of blood and another strip saying it had been used when it was brand new. I think I may have a faulty batch of strips? I just opened them today.

Hi Shaun. If your strips are out of date the meter should give a warning when the strip is inserted. If your strips are out of date please return them to the place of purchase. If you purchased your strips from or Diabetes NSW please call 1800 033 196 for further assistance.

Hi since putting my Dario in my checked in luggage and flying overseas my readings are between 8-11 higher than using another machine and using my non-diabetic wife as a comparison Does altitude negatively affect the machine . Thanks Gary

Hi Gary Please call Dario on 1300 651 378 to obtain control solution to test the accuracy of your meter. Testing at altitude can impact the accuracy of the meter, but only when the test is performed while still at an altitude higher than 3,400m. Any tests performed at an elevation lower than this should not be impacted. However prolonged exposure to low temperatures, such as in a unheated aircraft cargo hold may damage the meter. you give for free to the pensioners? Thank you

Hi Grace. Thank you for your question. Unfortunately we are unable to supply Blood Glucose Monitors free to pensioners, however we do offer a 10% discount of all non-NDSS products to Diabetes NSW members and we offer Diabetes NSW membership to pensioners at a specially reduced price. you can find out more about Diabetes NSW membership by calling 1300 136 588 or by clicking;

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