Journal article

Professional flash glucose monitoring and health service utilisation in type 2 diabetes: A secondary analysis of the GP-OSMOTIC study

Rita McMorrow, Sharmala Thuraisingam, John Furler, Jo-Anne Manski-Nankervis

Primary Care Diabetes | ELSEVIER SCI LTD | Published : 2021

Abstract

AIM: Professional flash glucose monitoring involves people with diabetes wearing a glucose monitor for up to two weeks, with the data downloaded by their health professional, and the information used to help guide treatment. This study describes if professional flash glucose monitoring was associated with a change in health services utilisation. METHODS: Administrative claims data from three data sources were linked to 288 participants from the GP-OSMOTIC study, a randomised controlled trial evaluating the use of professional flash glucose monitoring versus usual care in people with type 2 diabetes in primary care. Generalised linear models with the Poisson family specified and log link funct..

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Grants

Awarded by National Health and Medical Research Council


Funding Acknowledgements

This research project is supported by the Royal Australian College of General Practitioners with funding from the Australian Government under the Australian General Practice Training program.The GP-OSMOTIC trial was supported by a National Health and Medical Research Council Project Grant (ID APP1104241). Additional funding was provided by Sanofi Australia and In -kind support was provided by Abbott Diabetes Care, which has provided the Libre Pro reader devices, sensors and software.