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Type 2 diabetes and continuous glucose monitoring

Interactive patient case study

Hypoglycemia and technology

Hypoglycemia and technology

This 15-minute case presents the identification of problematic hypoglycemia and the appropriate use and monitoring of different technologies in the context of reducing the occurrence and risk of hypoglycemia.

Get more on: Hypoglycemia | Devices and technology | Pediatric diabetes

Expert opinion editorial

The right device at the right time: Optimizing the benefit


Advisory Board member Katharine Barnard scrutinizes the opinion that clinicians should rely on glycemic outcomes when weighing the decision to prescribe a diabetes device [read more].

Get more on: Devices and technology | Glycemic control in type 1 diabetes | Glycemic control in type 2 diabetes

View from the clinic

Managing patient expectations for glucose management via a device

Doctor having a conversation with a patient

As the utility and availability of devices surges, so too do patient expectations. Advisory Board member Katharine Barnard provides key consultation questions to help determine your patients’ greatest needs and obstacles [read more].

Get more on: Devices and technology | Psychosocial care | Type 1 diabetes | Type 2 diabetes

Journal article

Use of flash glucose-sensing technology for 12 months as a replacement for blood glucose monitoring in insulin-treated type 2 diabetes

Abbott Libre Dinner

The authors assess the impact of flash glucose-sensing technology as a replacement for self-monitoring of blood glucose over a 12-month period in participants with type 2 diabetes who were on intensive insulin therapy [read more].
Haak T et al. Diabetes Ther 2017; 8: 573–586. doi: 10.1007/s13300-017-0255-6

Get more on: Flash glucose monitoring | Glycemic control | Type 2 diabetes | Clinical trial summary slides on this topic


02-16-2018 | Flash glucose monitoring | News

Flash monitoring benefits backed up by real-world data

Flash glucose monitoring confers similar benefits for diabetes patients in the real world as for those using it in clinical trials, research shows.

08-21-2017 | Continuous glucose monitoring | News

DIAMOND supports CGM in type 2 diabetes

Continuous glucose monitoring results in modest but significant improvements in glycemic control in patients with type 2 diabetes using basal–bolus insulin, show further results from the DIAMOND trial.

06-16-2017 | Glycemic control | News

Racial and individual variability in HbA1c–glucose relationship

Glycated hemoglobin levels are higher for a given blood glucose level in Black patients with diabetes than they are in White people, shows a continuous glucose monitoring study.

Read the linked commentary from Jay Shubrook.

Journal articles and book chapters


A convenient single access point, providing diabetes professionals with links to a comprehensive set of clinical practice guidelines from a wide range of relevant organizations.


Downloadable PowerPoint slide sets containing a variety of high-quality images and illustrations from Springer Nature’s library of published figures.

Practice tips

Practical information, guidance, and helpful resources for diabetes healthcare providers. Comprised of practical approaches, case studies, and more.

Themed collections

Compendia of selected, recently published, free full-text journal and book content from Springer Nature and other publishers on a particular topic within diabetes management, as recommended by our Editorial Board.

Independent Medical Education

Educational programs building upon the most current research and professional practice recommendations, with the aim of enabling more efficient diagnosis, optimizing treatment, and improving patient outcomes.

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