How old is the glucose meter that you use most often?
Less than a month
1-6 months old
6-12 months old
1-2 years old
Over 2 years old
I don't know
I don't check my blood sugar
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%
Last Updated: Wednesday March 16, 2005 16:37:04
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