Which of the following is most important to you in a glucose meter?
Assume that the meter is 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
Meter is my insulin pump controller
Total votes: 62
Which of the following is most important to you in a glucose meter?Poll dates: October 1 - 8, 2014
Total Votes: 62
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. Some meters act as controllers for an insulin pump. 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. The most important feature among CWD readers is a meter that is also their insulin pump controller. Small sample size was a close second.
The following graph illustrates the results from the last previous years in which we've run this poll:
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Last Updated: Wednesday October 08, 2014 19:12:03
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