Which of the following is most important to you in a glucose meter?
Assume that the meter is sufficiently accurate
Price of strips
Small sample size
Fast test time
Alternate site ability
Small meter size
Meter holds multiple strips (disk or drum)
Light on display and strip
Built in data analysis and display
Total votes: 233
Which of the following is most important to you in a glucose meter?Poll dates: September 30 - October 7, 2009
Total Votes: 233
Today's blood glucose meters require tiny volumes of blood, can be used on alternate sites, produce results in a few seconds, and interface with computers to help you and your diabetes team analyze your blood glucose data. Some meters use technology that incorporates more than one strip within the meter, some require no coding, and one has a light that shines on the test strip for easier monitoring in the dark. All of these features make it much easier to monitor your blood sugar than it was only a few years ago.
With all of the new features available, we asked our readers to tell us what they think is most important in a blood glucose meters. Small sample size was the most important feature, and is essential for alternate site testing. Fast test time came in second, with price third.
We last ran this poll in November 2004.
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Last Updated: Wednesday October 07, 2009 13:58:16
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