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
Total votes: 690
How old is the glucose meter that you use most often?Poll dates: July 6 - 13, 2003
Total Votes: 690
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.
The chart below shows how people have answered this question over the past several years:[Return to the current poll]
Response Jul 2003 Feb 2002 Mar 2001 Less than a month 5% 5% 8% 1-6 months old 19% 19% 23% 6-12 months old 18% 29% 20% 1-2 years old 37% 25% 29% Over 2 years old 15% 11% 14% Don't know 1% 2% 1% Don't test 2% 5% 2%
Last Updated: Wednesday March 16, 2005 16:37:30
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