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Postprandial Glucose Measurements in Patients with Diabetes: Clinical Effectiveness and Guidelines

Published on: February 4, 2015
Project Number: RA0730-000
Product Line: Rapid Response
Research Type: Devices and Systems
Report Type: Reference List
Result type: Report

Question

  1. What is the clinical effectiveness of using postprandial glucose measurements in patients with diabetes in the home setting?
  2. What are the guidelines associated with the use of postprandial glucose measurements in patients with diabetes in the home setting?

Key Message

One randomized controlled trial and four non-randomized studies were identified regarding postprandial glucose measurements in patients with diabetes.

Tags

blood glucose, blood glucose self-monitoring, diabetes mellitus, postprandial period, reproducibility of results, sensitivity and specificity, validation studies as topic, diabetes