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07-03-2023 | Flash glucose monitoring | News

Flash glucose monitoring linked to type 2 diabetes treatment intensification

Use of intermittently scanned continuous glucose monitoring is associated with an increased likelihood for treatment intensification in people with type 2 diabetes, a study shows.

01-03-2023 | Flash glucose monitoring | News

One-off pre-consultation isCGM use helpful in type 2 diabetes

A short period of intermittently scanned continuous glucose monitoring prior to a first endocrinologist consultation can improve glycemic outcomes for people with type 2 diabetes, report the SPOT FIRST study researchers.

28-02-2023 | Flash glucose monitoring | News

Real-world isCGM benefits shown for people with psychosocial diabetes issues

People with high diabetes distress achieve reductions in glycated hemoglobin and the need for emergency care for acute diabetes complications after starting on intermittently scanned continuous glucose monitoring, report researchers.

15-02-2023 | 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

15-12-2022 | 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.

30-11-2022 | Artificial pancreas systems | News

Real-world data show reduced diabetes burden in young closed-loop users

Real-world use of hybrid closed-loop insulin delivery is associated with improved glycemic control and sleep quality, as well as reduced fear of hypoglycemia in children and young people with type 1 diabetes, shows a UK study.

Senior man with glucometer checking blood sugar

29-11-2022 | 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.

25-10-2022 | Devices and technology | News

Smartphone-delivered CBT improves glycemic control in people with type 2 diabetes

Findings from a randomized controlled trial published in Diabetes Care suggest that for people with type 2 diabetes, the delivery of cognitive behavioral therapy via a digital therapeutic app, on top of standard of care, may reduce glycated hemoglobin.