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How interested are you or your child in alternate site blood glucose testing?

 
      Very interested  
  61%   403  
      Somewhat interested  
  14%   94  
      I need to learn more about the new meters and products  
  16%   107  
      Not interested because I'm happy with my current blood testing tools  
  4%   30  
      I am not interested for other reasons  
  1%   9  
      I don't know  
  2%   17  
 

How interested are you or your child in alternate site blood glucose testing?

Poll dates: August 13 - 20, 2000
Total Votes: 660

Finger stick blood glucose testing is an important part of proper diabetes care. Unfortunately, many people don't like sticking their fingers with a lancet, and with good reason -- for most people, it hurts. Several companies have developed blood glucose monitoring systems or strips that allow you to use sites other than your finger tips, such as your forearm, where there are fewer nerve endings. And most people are interested in these products.

We have reviews of three systems that are FDA approved for alternate site testing:

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