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Year : 2017  |  Volume : 21  |  Issue : 2  |  Page : 322-328

Patient and health-care professional satisfaction with a new, simple, high accuracy blood glucose meter with color range indicator


1 LifeScan Inc., Wayne, PA, USA
2 LifeScan Scotland Ltd., Inverness, UK
3 Johnson & Johnson Medical , Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Correspondence Address:
Laurence B Katz
LifeScan Inc., 965 Chesterbrook Blvd., Wayne, PA 19087
USA
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Source of Support: None, Conflict of Interest: None


DOI: 10.4103/2230-8210.202030

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Background: Accurate self-monitoring of blood glucose (BG) is a key component of effective self-management of glycemic control. Methods: The OneTouch Select Plus Simple™ (OTSPS) BG monitoring system (BGMS) was evaluated for accuracy in a clinical setting. Results: OTSPS was accurate over a wide glucose range and met lay user and system accuracy BG standards described in ISO 15197:2013. Patients also used OTSPS for a 1-week trial period and reported their level of satisfaction with meter features. In a separate study, health-care professionals (HCPs) in India naïve to OTSPS experienced OTSPS online using a variety of interactive demonstrations of the BGMS and answered questions about its potential utility to their patients. Summary: Patients and HCPs felt the features of OTSPS, including a color range indicator, could provide significant benefits to them and their patients.


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