Journal article

Continuous glucose monitoring: A review of the evidence in type 1 and 2 diabetes mellitus

Rose Lin, Fran Brown, Steven James, Jessica Jones, Elif Ekinci

DIABETIC MEDICINE | WILEY | Published : 2021

Abstract

CONTEXT AND AIM: Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) is becoming widely accepted as an adjunct to diabetes management. Compared to standard care, CGM can provide detailed information about glycaemic variability in an internationally standardised ambulatory glucose profile, enabling more informed user and clinician decision making. We aimed to review the evidence, user experience and cost-effectiveness of CGM. METHODS: A literature search was conducted by combining subject headings 'CGM' and 'flash glucose monitoring', with key words 'type 1 diabetes' and 'type 2 diabetes', limited to '1999 to current'. Further evidence was obtained from relevant references of retrieved articles. RESULTS: The..

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