|BG||Medaval||★★ Recommendation||Recent clinical validation; recent protocol|
|BG||MDR Criteria||Self-measurement||Published evidence|
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Given the struggles that many patients have with ongoing adherence, motivation, health literacy and/or numeracy, the newer BGMS features described in this article represent important tools which may help HCPs better communicate with their patients on how to both understand their BG data and encourage appropriate self-management from their patients.