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Table 4 Overall satisfaction with previous BGM and with investigational BGM after 12 weeks of use, based on Visual Analogue Scale (VAS) by age, diabetes type and insulin regimen (m-ITT)

From: Brazilian multicenter study for the evaluation of patients’ satisfaction of blood glucose self-monitoring with BGStar® blood glucose meter in insulinized patients with diabetes mellitus type 1 and 2

Study period Total of available patients Change from baseline ANOVA p value
Visit V1 V4
Day/week Day 1 Week 12 VASV4–VASV1  
  Mean ± SD Mean ± SD   Mean ± SD VISIT: p < 0.001
Diabetes type
Type 1 73.1 ± 17.2 87.2 ± 13.4 93 14 ± 20.8 VISITaTYPE: p = 0.221
Type 2 82 ± 17.7 92.8 ± 11 165 10.8 ± 20.2  
Insulin application regimen
Basal-bolus 76 ± 18 89.4 ± 12 158 13.5 ± 20 VISIT: p < 0.001
Other 83.3 ± 17.2 92.8 ± 12.2 100 9.5 ± 20.9 VISITaREGIMEN: p = 0.133
Age group
<25 years 72 ± 19.7 89.6 ± 11.4 24 17.6 ± 19.9 VISIT: p < 0.001
25 to <65 years 77.9 ± 18.6 91.2 ± 11.4 171 13.3 ± 20.5 VISITaAGE: p = 0.023
≥65 years 83.8 ± 14.2a 90 ± 14.4 63 6.2 ± 19.6  
  1. aIn the group with ≥65 years the initial evaluation was already high, thus the difference wasn’t significant