If you are living with type 1 or type 2 diabetes, Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) can help you make more informed treatment decisions that can lead to better glycemic control. Learn more about CGM through three of our most valuable blogs from the last year.
This article covers the basics and answers questions like:
- Why is CGM so helpful?
- How does CGM work?
- How do insulin pumps and CGM work together?
- Who can benefit from CGM?
- How does Healthy Living help you get started with CGM?
This blog covers these more detailed questions:
- What information will I get from Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM)?
- Can I set a safe range for my blood glucose readings?
- Do I still have to test my blood sugar when I am using CGM?
- What parts make up a CGM system?
- Do I need an insulin pump to use CGM?
- What types of CGM systems are available right now?
- How long can I wear CGM sensors before I need to change them?
- Can I use the same insertion site for my insulin pump and CGM sensors?
- Can parents and other care team members access a patient’s CGM data?
- Can I view CGM data on a smartwatch?
- Is CGM covered by insurance?
This blog describes what we currently know about the process and progress Apple is making in creating a continuous blood glucose sensor that does not break the skin to pair with the Apple Watch.
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