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Patient CGM Case Studies

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Patient case studies and personal stories that follow individuals and their adoption of CGMs.

Written by: ADCES staff and subject matter expert faculty

February 2024

 

Patient Readiness for Use of Continuous Glucose Monitoring

Is your patient with diabetes ready to utilize continuous glucose monitoring technology? Welsh notes, in his June 2018 Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics19 article, “Role of Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Insulin-Requiring Patients with Diabetes,” that it is important to set realistic expectations of CGM use to help avoid frustrations and disappointment. “CGM use should not be imposed on those who are unwilling to use it consistently or incapable of using it beneficially.” Comprehensive training on the device is important, both initially and ongoing, and will lead to the long-term success of the individual with the CGM20. One strategy to assist the person with diabetes who is feeling uncertain if personal CGM is right for them would be to offer a short-term trial with professional CGM.21

 

Patient Case Studies

Meet Nikki, John, Frank and others. Our patient case studies and personal stories provide examples of different types of people living with diabetes who were CGM ready and details of their outcomes. Read on to see how their scenarios may mirror those of your clients and patients.

CGM Patient Case Studies


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