Category Archives: Cgm

AskNadia: Is The FreeStyle Libre CGM Sensor As Accurate as Finger Pricking Blood Glucose Monitors?

Dear Nadia: I have had type-2 diabetes for more than ten years.  I was first enthusiastic about lancing to see my blood sugar levels, but this dropped off.  My doctor checked blood fasting levels about every three months.  Then, she retired. My new doctor is a proponent of A1C testing over lancing.     I recently … Continue reading AskNadia: Is The FreeStyle Libre CGM Sensor As Accurate as Finger Pricking Blood Glucose Monitors?

Type 1 Diabetes: A Running Start

I’ve started running. To be specific, I’m using the Couch to 5K program, an iPhone app that leads you, or someone you love, through a series of intensifying workouts. I’ve never been one for tough exercise. Even in grade school and middle school, I was far more content to walk or stroll, rather than really … Continue reading Type 1 Diabetes: A Running Start

Global CGM Market Will Reach $568.5 Million by 2020

PRNewswire–According to a new market research report, the global continuous glucose monitoring market is projected to reach $568.5 million by 2020–up significantly from the 2012 figure of $194.8 million due to a projected compound annual growth rate of 14.8 percent. The report, from Allied Market Research, is titled “Continuous Glucose Monitoring Market (CGM Systems, Application, … Continue reading Global CGM Market Will Reach $568.5 Million by 2020