So You Got a CGM – Now What?

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Katie Mahoney, Hanna Gutow, and Diana Isaacs If you just got a continuous glucose monitoring system, you may be wondering how to use it most effectively and how to understand your glucose data. Read our tips, tricks, and things to consider. Congratulations – you got a […]

FreeStyle Libre 3 Cleared in Europe – Smaller, Thinner, and No More Scanning!

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Matthew Garza and Katie Mahoney The FreeStyle Libre 3 has been cleared in Europe for anyone ages four and older. The new continuous glucose monitor is as small as two stacked US pennies, provides real-time readings directly to the mobile app via Bluetooth, and has […]

Ketoacidosis Rates Plummet with Continuous Glucose Monitoring Use (ADA2020)

Maintaining their target blood glucose levels as much as possible is critical to preventing various health complications for all people with diabetes. One deadly outcome of high blood glucose levels is diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA), which is a life-threatening emergency, but one that can typically be prevented with optimal glycemic management. Checking blood glucose levels regularly […]

What’s Coming and What’s Delayed in Continuous Glucose Monitoring?

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Albert Cai Updates and delays from Abbott, Dexcom, Medtronic, and Senseonics With several clinical trials on hold due to the COVID-19 pandemic, we’re bringing you a roundup of the latest updates on future continuous glucose monitors (CGM). Understandably, the FDA also announced a few months […]

Omada’s Type 2 Diabetes Coaching Program Will Now Include Abbott FreeStyle Libre

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Emily Fitts Omada Health and Abbott partner to bring FreeStyle Libre to Omada Health’s digital coaching program for people with type 2 diabetes Under a new partnership between Omada Health and Abbott, participants in Omada Health’s type 2 diabetes program will receive the FreeStyle Libre continuous glucose monitor (CGM). Any […]