Submitted: 21 Oct 2018
Accepted: 12 Jan 2019
ePublished: 23 Jan 2019
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J Renal Endocrinol. 2019;5(1): e04.
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Cost performance analysis of glucometer; a situation analysis from Thailand

Beuy Joob 1 * ORCID logo, Viroj Wiwanitkit 2 ORCID logo

1 Sanitation 1 Medical Academic Center, Bangkok Thailand.
2 Honorary professor, Dr DY Patil University, Pune, India.
*Corresponding Author: Beuy Joob, Email: beuyjoob@hotmail.com
Keywords: Glucometer, Cost, Performance, Diabetes mellitus, Renal disease, Blood glucose

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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.

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