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Patient Interest in a Diabetes Testing Device Enabled with Bluetooth Technology and Monitored by Disease Management Organizations

1. What is your age group?
Under 13
13-18
18-28
28-40
40-60
Over 60


2. What is your gender?
Male
Female


3. What is your country of residence?
Country:


3a. If United States, what is your state of residence?
State


4. How long has it been since you were diagnosed with diabetes?
Less than 1 year
1-2 years
3-5 years
6-10 years
Over 10 years


5. On average, how many times per day do you check your blood glucose levels?
1 or less
2
3
4
5 or more


6. Have you been diagnosed with complications that have resulted from diabetes?

Yes
No


6a. Is so, what is the complication?
Heart Disease and Stroke
High Blood Pressure
Kidney Disease
Visual Complications
Nervous System Disease
Amputations
Dental Disease
Complications of Pregnancy
Other (specify)


7. Which of the following treatments have you undertaken?
Insulin Treatment
Insulin Pumps
Islet Cell Transplants
Alternative Treatments


8. How do you test your blood sugar?
Traditional Home Blood Glucose Monitoring (Finger Testing)
Glucose Meter That Tests Alternative Sites
Other Non-Invasive or Minimally-Invasive Methods


9. Which device do you use?
TheraSense®
Ascensia®
BD Logic®
LifeScan®
Accu-chek®
Prestige IQ®
Commander®
Guardian®
Other (specify)


10. Disease Management Programs help patients with chronic diseases to better manage their conditions by increasing their knowledge about their illnesses and monitoring their conditions for new developments. Are you currently enrolled in a Disease Management Program?
Yes
No



10a. If so, what is your result data recording method?
Journal Recording and Personal Interaction Reporting
Internet Recording and Reporting
Automated Recording and Transmission (via Telephone Line)
Other (specify)


10b. Who is your current Disease Management company?
ActiveHealth Management
American Healthways
Cardium Health
CorSolutions
Innovative Healthcare Solutions
LifeMasters
Matria Health
McKesson
Other (specify)


10c. If not, are you aware of these programs?
Yes
No


10d. Are you interested in joining these programs?
Yes
No
Maybe


11. We are assessing interest in a testing device that will automatically store test results and report them to disease management centers via wireless technology. We believe that this product along with active participation in a Diabetes Disease Management Program will help prevent complications by monitoring your long-term glucose test results, and in the long term this should lead to decreased insurance and medical claims costs.Would you be interested in this product?
Yes
No
Maybe


11a. If the monitoring process could be automated in this manner, would you be more likely to join a disease management program?
Yes
No
Maybe


12. Please check any considerations that will factor into your decision to potentially purchase this product.
I am not knowledgeable of disease management programs
I do not trust wireless technology
I am happy with the current method
I do not feel that my condition is serious enough to warrant considering this product
I'm concerned that it will be too expensive
I'm concerned that since I travel often the device will not be feasible for me (since it only reports from home)


12a. Of the above factors, what is the main factor?
Main factor is:


13. Please check any factors that increase your interest in this product.
Ease of use
Replacement of manual journal keeping
Improved monitoring of your condition
Reduced healthcare costs
Affordable price
Recommendation of my disease management program or doctor


13a. Of the above factors, what is the main factor?
Main factor is:


14. Please provide any additional comments here:


 


                 
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