What are your plans regarding continuous glucose sensing?
I don't know anything about continuous sensing
I use a Medtronic Sensor Augmented Pump
I use a Medtronic Guardian
I use a DexCom STS
I'm waiting for the Abbott Diabetes Care Navigator
I'd like to use one but I can't afford it without insurance coverage
I'm waiting for more people to use them and report on their experiences
I'm waiting for FDA approval for fingerstick replacecement
I'm not interested because I'm happy with fingerstick checking
Total votes: 430
What are your plans regarding continuous glucose sensing?Poll dates: February 18 - 25, 2007
Total Votes: 430
Continuous glucose sensing has the potential to make an enormous difference in diabetes care. Accurate, easy-to-use, and affordable sensing will provide insight into blood sugar levels throughout the day and night and allow people with diabetes -- or parents of children with diabetes -- to make adjustments based on much better data than is available today.
Based on the results of this poll, more than half of CWD readers are either waiting for now (16%) or can't afford the sensors without insurance (42%). A small number -- 7% -- report using one of the available sensors. 12% say they are waiting for the Abbott Diabetes Care Navigator system. Very few report being uninterested in continuous sensing (just 5%).
We last ran this poll in July 2006.
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