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Continuous glucose monitoring

27-06-2021 | ADA 2021 | Conference coverage | News

Early initiation of CGM may improve glycemic control in youth with type 1 diabetes

Use of continuous glucose monitoring within the first month of diagnosis is associated with an improvement in glycemic control among youth with type 1 diabetes, indicate findings from the 4T study.

02-06-2021 | ATTD 2021 | Conference coverage | News

Studies support wider CGM access in type 2 diabetes

The results of two studies published in JAMA indicate that real-time continuous glucose monitoring benefits people with type 1 or type 2 diabetes on a range of insulin regimens and from a wide variety of backgrounds.

02-06-2021 | ATTD 2021 | Conference coverage | News

ALERTT1: Time in range, hypoglycemia worry improve with isCGM to rtCGM switch

Switching from intermittently scanned to real-time continuous glucose monitoring improves time in range by a clinically relevant percentage, show the findings of the 6-month ALERTT1 trial.

10-05-2021 | Hypoglycemia | News

CGM may trigger better hypoglycemia treatment, but not insulin refinement

People with impaired hypoglycemia awareness become more proactive about treating low blood glucose when they start using continuous glucose monitoring, but do not adjust their insulin usage, show data from HypoDE.

15-04-2021 | Hyperglycemia | News

Hyperglycemia aversiveness linked to increased hypoglycemia exposure

People with type 1 diabetes who are “hyperglycemia aversive” reduce their hyperglycemia exposure at the cost of increased hypoglycemia and, potentially, reduced hypoglycemia awareness, research suggests.

22-03-2021 | Hypoglycemia | News

Hypoglycemia treatment advice needs modifying for low-glucose suspend systems

The amount of carbohydrate needed to treat mild or moderate hypoglycemia in people with type 1 diabetes using a predictive low-glucose suspend system may be considerably lower than what is currently recommended, report researchers.

06-01-2021 | Continuous glucose monitoring | News

Trial demonstrates some benefits of CGM in young children with type 1 diabetes

The use of continuous glucose monitoring does not increase time in range in young children with type 1 diabetes, but may improve other glycemic indices, researchers report.

11-12-2020 | Ethnic groups | News

Racial minorities have reduced likelihood of receiving diabetes technologies

US researchers have identified racial disparities in the receipt of diabetes technologies among young adults with type 1 diabetes.

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