Continuous Glucose Monitoring Offers Benefits for People with Type 1 Diabetes

According to a new study, continuous glucose monitoring is connected to reduced type and number of episodes of hypoglycemia among individuals with type 1 diabetes. This 69-week clinical trial involved 161 participants with type 1 diabetes, and each was treated with multiple daily injections of insulin. From this cohort, some participants used continuous glucose monitoring, while others engaged in self-measurement. Researchers found that the continuous

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Are You ON The CGM Rollercoaster? Get OFF With These PRO Tips

by Brian Lucido; Editor Scott King It is generally accepted that tight blood sugar control can reduce the risk of microvascular complications (kidney disease, nerve damage, and eye disease) in people with diabetes. Tight control can be dangerous if you dip too low without warning. CGMs (Continuous Glucose Monitors) make tight control more feasible by giving us a layer of safety with automatic warnings when blood

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Living with Type 1 Diabetes: How Do I Answer That

Sometimes a person close to me asks about my blood sugars. The question is usually something like “How have your sugars been. Are you keeping level”? I always hesitate before answering because, even after 21 years of life with Type 1 diabetes, I’m not quite sure how to answer that question. Sometimes I stammer out “Good, things are pretty good”, and then I feel bad

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Diabetes Health in the News Podcast: CGM Training May Improve Exercise Motivation

https://media.blubrry.com/diabeteshealthpodcast/p/www.diabeteshealth.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/08/Jun-28_-2016_-10_54_03-PM.m4aPodcast: Play in new window | DownloadClick here to listen to today’s Diabetes Health in the News Podcast! Canadian researchers have recently found that continuous glucose monitoring can have a significant benefit on exercise motivation for people living with diabetes. The study was completed at the University of British Columbia, and participants were separated into two groups. The first group received general guidance on foot

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