The Continuous Glucose Monitoring System Is Useful for Detecting Unrecognized Hypoglycemias in Patients With Type 1 and Type 2 Diabetes but Is Not Better Than Frequent Capillary Glucose Measurements for Improving Metabolic Control
Study Shows CGM Devices Also Benefit People with Type 1 Diabetes Who Already Have Good Blood Sugar Control
The Role of Continuous Glucose Monitoring in the Management of Type-1 and Type-2 Diabetes
Nice use of a personal story
making the case for good care (not in the pieces but devices ares use d in good care)
value is in quality of life and ultimately saving of complications.
My husband has been Type 1 since 1974. He is hypoglycemic and hyperglycemic unaware. His insurance covered his cgm and supplies since 2006. Now, Medicare refuses. Insane. Please contact your Representative to ask for support and co-sponsorship of Bill HR 3710. It is still in committee and drastically needs co-sponsorship and support. Pass the word.
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Pickup, J. C., S. C. Freeman, and A. J. Sutton. "Glycaemic Control in Type 1 Diabetes during Real Time Continuous Glucose Monitoring Compared with Self Monitoring of Blood Glucose: Meta-analysis of Randomised Controlled Trials Using Individual Patient Data." BMJ 343.Jul07 1 (2011): D3805. Web. 16 May 2014. .
CONCLUSIONS Use of a nocturnal low-glucose suspend system can substantially reduce overnight hypoglycemia without an increase in morning ketosis.