Diabetes Self-Management VideosContinuous Glucose Monitoring

Continuous glucose monitoring, or CGM, can give you real-time information about where your glucose levels are and how they are trending to help you better manage your diabetes. In this video, hosted by certified diabetes educator and registered dietitian Alison Massey, learn how this technology works, who can benefit the most from a CGM device, and more.

 

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