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MiniMed's Continuous Blood Glucose Monitoring system (CGMS) was just recommended for approval by an FDA panel. Are you interested in using it?

 
      I am very interested in the CGMS and will try to get it as soon as it is available  
  24%   (122)  
      I am interested in the CGMS, but will ask my doctor about it first  
  29%   (151)  
      I am somewhat interested in the CGMS, but want to hear from others who have used it first  
  18%   (95)  
      I am not interested in the CGMS because it is invasive  
  8%   (41)  
      I am not interested in the CGMS for other reasons  
  19%   (99)  
 

MiniMed's Continuous Blood Glucose Monitoring system (CGMS) was just recommended for approval by an FDA panel. Are you interested in using it?

Poll dates: February 28 - March 7, 1999
Total Votes: 508

MiniMed's Continuous Blood Glucose Monitoring system (CGMS) represents a potential revolution in blood sugar monitoring. Multiple finger-stick blood tests cannot provide a complete picture of the daily high and low blood sugars that people with diabetes experience. Only a continuous monitor can do that. As the first such product recommended for FDA approval, the CGMS will provide most people with the first look at what their daily blood sugars really are.

In it's present form, the CGMS will only provide a retrospective look at three days of blood sugar values. That data will provide you and your health care team with better insight into your diabetes management needs, and could help you make adjustments to your care.

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