We ran two reader surveys at the back end of last year and
into this one. Here's a summary of what you told us you liked,
and what you told us about our News Digest and Guides series.
Survey Results: ABOUT US
Thanks again to all those who took part in
the survey. Your feedback helps shape our
editorial direction. This is a brief summary
of what you told us.
What do you like to read in the
magazine? Listed with most popular
1. News (research, updates, events)
2. Future views (articles on products in
development, research articles)
3. Joint third in popularity were Features
on living with diabetes (including
interviews); and Kit pages -- how kit
(diabetes management equipment) works
4. Making Carbs Count (articles on
specific food items)
5. Food news, food reports cookbook
Which bits of diabetes 'kit' are you
most interested in finding out more
about? You told us:
2. Blood test meters
3. Hypo treatments
4. The following all had the same level of
interest: insulin pens, needles, injection
aids; Book reviews and recommendations;
Insulin pumps and infusion sets.
5. Accessories and products for feet, skin
6. Lancing devices are lancets and then
lastly accessories and products for
children and young adults.
Regarding social media, nearly everyone
responded that they 'sometimes' used it;
the most common social network stated
What type are you?
As many as 64% have diabetes
themselves 2.3% look after someone with
diabetes 1.3% healthcare professionals;
the rest gave no response or said 'other'.
Of those with diabetes 40% had Type I
diabetes 10% had Type 2 diabetes on pills
15% Type 2 diabetes on insulin and or
other injectables (30% gave no response
or said 'other').
said they were
interested in Desang