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How should Glucose Meters be Evaluated in Critical Care (WG-GMECC)


Name Position Country Term Time in Office
C. Bowman Chair US 2nd 2016 01 - 2018 12
E. Bigot-Corbel Member FR    
S. Cunningham  Member IE    
E. Guillen Barua Member PY    
P. Luppa Member DE    
T. Malati Member IN    
D. Sacks Member US    
R. Slingerland Member NL    
B. Solnica Member PL    
P. St.Louis Member CA    
F. Vanstapel Member BE    
R. White Member AU    
M. Mulder Corp. Rep./Roche  DE    
E. Ntrivalas Corp. Rep./Nova Biomedical UK    
D. Bruns Advisor
B. Clarke Advisor
B. Karon Advisor
D. Mesotten Advisor
J. Nichols Advisor
M. Scott Advisor

Terms of Reference 

  1. Evaluate the clinical practice of using blood glucose meters for critically ill patients. 
  2. Determine the requirements a glucose meter need to full fill in order to be used for critically ill patients
  3. Propose what internal- and external quality control systems that should be present. 
  4. Evaluate which, if any, of the present instruments in the market fulfil these criteria. 
  5. Provide recommendations for training and competency of users in critical care areas. 
  6. Ensure recommendations align with other stakeholders.

List of Corresponding Members, nominated by National Societies

Name Full Member Society
Daniel Nicolás Bustos Confederación Unificada Bioquímica de la Republica Argentina (CUBRA)
Martin Rocliffe Australasian Association of Clinical Biochemists
Ivana Barsic Croatian Society of Medical Biochemistry and Laboratory Medicine
Drahomíra Springer Czech Society of Clinical Biochemistry (CSKB)
Agnes Ivanov Estonian Society of Laboratory Medicine
Netta Schwarz Israel Society for Clinical Laboratory Science
Andreius Coj Lithuanian Society of Laboratory Medicine
Ekpe Udoh Association of Clinical Chemists Nigeria (ACCN)
Manjula Dissanayake Association for Clinical Biochemistry, Sri Lanka
Ferhan Sagin Turkish Biochemical Society (TBS)

List of Corresponding Members, nominated by Corporate Members

Name Corporate members

Chair's contact:

Dr. Cynthia Bowman
Baystate Health
Department of Pathology
759 Chestnut St.
Springfield, MA 01199




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