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.
Last Updated: Wednesday March 16, 2005 16:36:28
This Internet site provides information of a general nature and is designed for educational purposes only. If you have any concerns about your own health or the health of your child, you should always consult with a physician or other health care professional.
This site is published by T-1 Today, Inc. (d/b/a Children with Diabetes), a 501c3 not-for-profit organization, which is responsible for its contents. Our mission is to provide education and support to families living with type 1 diabetes.
© Children with Diabetes, Inc. 1995-2017. Comments and Feedback.