Back to Polls Poll Results

Poll Results


How many different brands or models of blood glucose meters do you regularly use?




















Four or more






How many different brands or models of blood glucose meters do you regularly use?

Poll dates: February 18 - 25, 2001
Total Votes: 910

With dozens of blood glucose meters on the market, people with diabetes have many choices. Some meters are very small and easy to carry, while others are large and filled with diabetes management features. The choice of a blood glucose meter is a personal one, and today, many people choose to use more than one meter.

Some people use a large meter, such as the One Touch Profile or Accu-Chek Complete, when at home, to take advantage of the sophisticated diabetes management software contained in the meter. They then use a smaller meter, such as the FastTake or Glucometer Elite while out and about.

The important thing is to test as often as you can, and at least four times a day. Studies have shown a correlation between frequency of blood glucose testing and better control.

We ran this poll in January 2000 and had almost identical results.

[Return to the current poll]

  Back to Polls Return to Top

Last Updated: Wednesday March 16, 2005 16:36:48
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.

This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents. Our mission is to provide education and support to families living with type 1 diabetes.
By using this site, you agree to our Terms of Use, Legal Notice, and Privacy Policy.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2018. Comments and Feedback.