Poor Numeracy: The Elephant in the Diabetes Technology Room

@article{Kerr2010PoorNT,
  title={Poor Numeracy: The Elephant in the Diabetes Technology Room},
  author={David Kerr},
  journal={Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology},
  year={2010},
  volume={4},
  pages={1284 - 1287}
}
  • D. Kerr
  • Published 1 November 2010
  • Medicine
  • Journal of Diabetes Science and Technology
For people living with type 1 diabetes, the Holy Grail of a closed-loop artificial system, combining glucose measurement and insulin delivery without requiring input from the individual with the condition, remains elusive.1 At present, the optimum approach appears to be a combination of insulin pump therapy and real-time continuous glucose monitoring.2 However, despite patient acceptance of this technological approach to glucose control,3 the majority of people still continue to use multiple… Expand
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