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Continuous glucose monitoring

06-02-2023 | Type 1 diabetes | News

Pregnancy-specific closed-loop system proves feasible for home use

Results of a pilot study show that a hybrid closed-loop insulin delivery system customized for pregnancy used by women with type 1 diabetes at home significantly improved their glucose outcomes.

04-05-2023 | Flash glucose monitoring | News

Reduced acute complications for young people using CGM

Data from the DPV cohort show a reduced risk for severe hypoglycemia and diabetic ketoacidosis among children and young people with type 1 diabetes using continuous glucose monitoring rather than self-monitored blood glucose.

02-15-2023 | Flash glucose monitoring | News

ALERTT1: rtCGM alarm benefits persist in long term

The benefits of switching from intermittently scanned to real-time continuous glucose monitoring in adults with type 1 diabetes are sustained for at least 2 years, shows the extension of the ALERTT1 study.

Close up oF device for continuous glucose monitoring in blood – CGM

12-15-2022 | Continuous glucose monitoring | News

Eliminating CGM cost barriers reduces disparities in use

Fully subsidizing continuous glucose monitors could overcome disparities in their use by people with diabetes, suggests research conducted in adults enrolled in a US Medicaid program.

Senior man with glucometer checking blood sugar

11-29-2022 | Older adults | News

Call to rethink CGM advice for older adults

Analysis of participants in the ORACL trial leads researchers to suggest that nonfrail older adults with type 1 diabetes are better off following time in range guidance aimed at younger people.

10-07-2022 | Continuous glucose monitoring | News

Short-term CGM use may postpone insulin need in type 2 diabetes

Brief, repeated use of real-time continuous glucose monitoring may help to improve glycemic control in people with type 2 diabetes who would otherwise need to escalate to insulin, suggests a small randomized trial.

Girl with CGM

09-21-2022 | EASD 2022 | Conference coverage | News

Skin reactions rarely lead to diabetes device discontinuation

Skin reactions to glucose monitors and insulin pumps occur in more than a quarter of users but only occasionally result in device discontinuation, research shows.

08-16-2022 | Continuous glucose monitoring | News

Parents give thumbs up to remote CGM initiation

Most parents of children starting continuous glucose monitoring soon after their type 1 diabetes diagnosis find virtual initiation to be convenient and effective, shows a small study.