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Blood glucose monitoring

11-06-2019 | Hypoglycemia | ADA 2019 | News

CGM data can predict future severe hypoglycemia

Most hypoglycemia outcomes measured by real-time continuous glucose monitoring can be used to predict future severe hypoglycemia in people with type 1 diabetes, with similar levels of accuracy, study findings indicate.

27-04-2018 | Cystic fibrosis | News

HbA1c reflects blood glucose level in cystic fibrosis patients

Researchers have found that, contrary to received wisdom, glycated hemoglobin is an accurate guide to blood glucose levels in patients with cystic fibrosis.

07-11-2017 | Pregnancy | News

October Cochrane review round-up

The two diabetes-related Cochrane reviews published in October focused on diabetes during pregnancy; the first covered different methods of glucose monitoring, while the second compared oral antidiabetic agents with insulin, with both concluding that better quality research is needed to draw firm conclusions.

04-08-2017 | Gestational diabetes | News

Women with gestational diabetes are failing to self-monitor

More than a third of women with gestational diabetes are failing to self-monitor their postprandial blood glucose levels, with possible implications for pregnancy outcomes, according to a French pilot study.

06-10-2016 | Diagnosis | News

Researchers improve on blood glucose estimation

Accounting for the age of red blood cells strengthens the association between glycated haemoglobin and glucose levels, improving estimates of glycaemic control in patients with diabetes, a study shows.