Global Glucose Tester Market: Overview
The most commonly occurring diseases including Diabetes have overpowered the rising global population. It is a condition which cannot be prevented completely but can be monitored and controlled to some extent. This is a point where the opportunity of this market heightens. The glucose tester for measuring the amount of sugar (glucose) in the market has shown a tremendous rise and is projected to witness such additional growth in the subsequent years.
Global Glucose Tester Market: Growth Factors
The most general risks associated with diabetes and its uncontrolled effects can lead to heart-related diseases, blindness, renal diseases and many more. While, in case of females, it can lead to severe complications in pregnancy. Awareness of such incidences, the demand for glucose tester market is showing a considerable hike. The associated cost of the devices sold in the market is not pocket-friendly and hence people with diabetes prefer to visit doctors for monitoring the current condition. Along with this, the low medical literacy creates a restraint for the sale of the products. This, in turn, hampers the overall market of diabetes testers.
Owing to its needs and the rising demand, the companies have a huge scope of creating more cost-effective and user-friendly devices that would facilitate easy to use and a better management of diabetes. Increase in the market potential will eventually lead to more market share of the companies in this segment
Global Glucose Tester Market: Segmentation
The market of glucose tester is segmented based on its type, application, end user and the type of testing. The glucose tester can either be blood glucose self-monitoring systems or Continuous Glucose Monitoring System (also termed as CGMS). Self-monitoring systems are further bifurcated as lancets and lancing devices, blood glucose meters and testing strips whereas continuous glucose monitoring system includes Transmitters, sensors, and receivers. The glucose testers are used for three conditions such as Type I Diabetes, Type II Diabetes and Gestational Diabetes. Based on the end users, it is classified into two sections i.e. for hospitals or clinics and home care (self-care). On the basis of the type of test, it is either a fingertip testing or any alternate site testing.
Global Glucose Tester Market: Regional Analysis
Based on the regions, North America holds the maximum market share owing to its awareness amongst the patients and their affordability because of the scale of the economy of the developed countries in this region. It is then followed by the European region because of the fact of limited supplies of the testers per patient. The Asia Pacific shows a gradual growth as the countries like India and China had a healthcare grant and funding by the governments. The Middle East and Africa and Latin America show a steady growth rate as a result of an increase in the healthcare costs, poor reimbursement coverage and product patent expiry.
Global Glucose Tester Market: Competitive Players
In the competitive market of glucose testers, the companies gain a surplus amount of profits. Many companies are undertaking strategic initiatives to enter this market. Few of the major players in the market at the global level are Johnson & Johnson, Roche, Abbott Diabetes Care, Incorporated, Bayer Diabetes, B. Braun Melsungen, F. Hoffmann-La Roche, Nova Biomedical, Acon Laboratories, ARKRAY Healthcare Private Limited, Ascensia Diabetes, Medtronic PLC., U.S. Diagnostics, Inc. and so on.
Global Glucose Tester Market: Regional Segment Analysis
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