Do you use a computer to help track your blood sugar readings?
Yes, I download my meter readings into diabetes management software 18% 123 Yes, I type my readings into diabetes management software 1% 11 Yes, I type my readings into a spreadsheet 9% 62 Yes, I use the diabetes management features of my meter 6% 42 Yes, I use something else 3% 22 No, I don't 61% 407
Do you use a computer to help track your blood sugar readings?Poll dates: February 6 - 13, 2000
Total Votes: 667
The only empirical data we collect on a daily basis that can help us manage diabetes is blood sugar readings. Testing multiple times per day results in a large amount of data that can be analyzed by a computer to help identify trends and problem times. Many new meters have built-in computers that provide averaging or even more sophisticated reports.
Some meters can also be connected to a personal computer to download their memory into a database for analysis. The reports generated by these computer programs can be very helpful. For more information, see Computerizing Your Meter.
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