Which of the following new features for blood glucose meters is more important to you?
Continuous automatic reporting and alarm, with a probe beneath the skin
Completely non-invasive (no stick), but you have to do something to see a result
I can't decide between these two
Which of the following new features for blood glucose meters is more important to you?Poll dates: March 3 - 10, 2002
Total Votes: 634
Makers of blood glucose monitors products are working to deliver new and innovative products. Some are working on continuous monitors that use a small probe inserted underneath the skin (e.g., Medtronic MiniMed's CGMS), while others are working on completely non-invasive products that are, however, not continuous (e.g., Ciba's contact lens monitor). Our poll asked readers which they felt was more important.
While slightly more people wanted non-invasive over continuous, the results show that feelings are divided between the two options. Clearly, the ideal product would be both non-invasive and continuous.
Last Updated: Wednesday March 16, 2005 16:37:04
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