Tracer II, Model 780, Blood Glucose Monitor

Tracer II, Model 780, Blood Glucose Monitor

<< >>
Usage conditions apply
Blood glucose monitor with operator's manual and lancing device. Blood glucose monitor is white plastic with LCD display panel, blue and red buttons (ON/OFF, SELECT, START), and black print. Operator's manual is white paper with gray, black, and red print and includes pictorial instructions for use. Operator's Manual cover is gray and blue graph-ruled with red, orange, yellow zig-zag "graph line," white print, and picture of blood glucose monitor on it. SoftTouch lancing device is white plastic, shaped like a pen, with red print.
Currently not on view
Object Name
blood glucose monitor
date made
about 1988
Boehringer Mannheim Corporation
place made
United States: Indiana, Indianapolis
Physical Description
plastic (overall material)
paper (overall material)
blood glucose monitor: 5 cm x 9 cm x 1.7 cm; 1 31/32 in x 3 17/32 in x 21/32 in
finger pricking device: 1.6 cm x 12.5 cm x 1.3 cm; 5/8 in x 4 29/32 in x 1/2 in
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Jeffrey Roe
See more items in
Medicine and Science: Medicine
Health & Medicine
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.


Add a comment about this object