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Congratulations! You’ve decided to use a Continuous Glucose Monitor, the no-fingerstick alternative to blood glucose monitoring. Known as CGMs, these wearable devices are reliable and convenient and can check your glucose levels much more often than the traditional fingerstick method.
When dealing with chronic wounds, such as diabetic foot ulcers, leg ulcers, or bedsores debridement is often necessary.
Whether you’re building a deck or practicing ballroom dancing, there is a learning curve to discovering how things work and how they work best for you. The same is true for people living with diabetes. Immediately following a diagnosis, people with diabetes have a lot to learn about the disease and how to approach food, activity, medication, and self-care so that they feel good today and stay healthy in the future.
Each November, we spend the month spreading the word about diabetes symptoms, testing, and treatments as active participants in Diabetes Awareness Month. In addition, each November 14th we join together with diabetes advocacy organizations and health care professionals to observe World Diabetes Day. Together these joint celebrations shine a spotlight on diabetes, a disease that affects 34.2 million Americans (1 in 10!), with numbers that are expected to rise even higher in the next few years.
Continuous glucose monitors (CGM) have revolutionized diabetes management. If you have questions about CGMs, this post has answers. Find out how CGMs work, how to get a CGM, and more!
If you or a loved one lives with diabetes, then blood sugar levels are always on your mind. What’s a healthy range? And what actions can you take to keep your levels in a safe range?
If you are a Medicare customer who is thinking of using continuous glucose monitor read this.
Which continuous glucose monitor is right for you? We compare and contrast the current CGM models.
You’ve decided to start using a continuous glucose monitor (CGM). Here is how to order a CGM.
Ready to try a continuous glucose monitor? Here’s how to use a CGM.