Implication for health policy/practice/research/
Diabetes mellitus is an important metabolic disorder that can be
seen worldwide. It is an important public health problem since
it can result in several complications such as renal disease. The
blood glucose monitoring is the requirement in management of
the patients with diabetes mellitus. Glucometer is the specific
point-of-care testing tool that can monitor blood glucose at site.
There are many available glucometers at present. In this study,
the authors perform a cost performance analysis of available
glucometers in Thailand. The analysis can give the information
for proper selection of glucometer for clinical use.