The purpose of this study is to evaluate a diabetes data management program in the hands of
potential users, both health care professionals and lay users.
Diabetes data management programs analyze blood glucose results downloaded from glucose
meters to assist health care professionals or lay users manage their diabetes. During the
study, subjects download meters, generate and print reports, evaluate the program's ease of
use, and verify that they understand the program output.
- Health Care Professionals:
1. Must have experience using diabetes data management software in the medical
office such as downloading meters, reviewing reports (computer screen or
printouts), or assisting in patients' diabetes disease management using
2. May include: endocrinologists, primary care physicians, nurse educators, or
other medical staff involved in downloading meters or interpreting the data
- Lay users must:
1. Be at least 18 years of age.
2. Have diabetes (or be the parent or legal guardian of a child with diabetes) and
have been testing blood sugar at home at least twice daily for one month or
3. Be able to speak, read and understand English.
4. Currently using diabetes management software at home or be familiar with
diabetes management software. At least 75% of subjects must have been using
software for at least one month.
5. Have experience using PC programs or browsing the internet.
- Persons working for a competitive medical device company.