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How old is the glucose meter that you use most often?

 
     

Less than a month

 
 

5%

 

46

 
     

1-6 months old

 
 

19%

 

168

 
     

6-12 months old

 
 

29%

 

251

 
     

1-2 years old

 
 

25%

 

211

 
     

Over 2 years old

 
 

11%

 

101

 
     

I don't know

 
 

2%

 

21

 
     

I don't check my blood sugar

 
 

5%

 

44

 
 

How old is the glucose meter that you use most often?

Poll dates: February 24 - March 3, 2002
Total Votes: 842

In the past several years, blood glucose meter makers have released new products that require smaller sample sizes, permit alternate site testing, take less time to produce readings, and have sophisticated memories and analysis capabilities built in. If you're using a meter that is more than a year old, you may wish to ask your diabetes team about the many new meters that have been released recently to see if one might offer features that would better meet your needs.

We ran this poll in March 2001. This table compares the results of these two polls.

 Meter Age    2002     2001  
Less than a month 5% 8%
1-6 months 19% 23%
6-12 months 29% 20%
1-2 years 25% 29%
Over 2 years 11% 14%
Don't know 2% 1%
Don't test 5% 2%

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