[Continuous subcutaneous glucose monitoring for diabetes]

The Swedish Council on Health Technology Assessment (SBU)
Record ID 32013000339
Authors' recommendations: Summary and conclusions The SBU assessment of available knowledge - Good control of the blood glucose level is vital to avoid diabetes complications. Blood glucose can be monitored by the patient using test strips (Self Monitoring of Blood Glucose, SMBG) or via a subcutaneous sensor (Continuous subcutaneous Glucose Monitoring, CGM). In type 1 diabetes, frequent blood glucose monitoring is required daily to achieve good glucose control.
Project Status: Completed
Year Published: 2013
URL for published report: http://www.sbu.se/201304e
English language abstract: An English language summary is available
Publication Type: Not Assigned
Country: Sweden
MeSH Terms
  • Humans
  • Diabetes Mellitus
  • Insulin Infusion Systems
  • Blood Glucose Self-Monitoring
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