Dexcom G6: In-depth Review

The Dexcom G6 is one of the world’s leading CGM systems. It sends real-time glucose readings to your compatible smart device or Dexcom G6 receiver without scanning and eliminates the need for regular fingersticks. Best of all, it’s proven to lower your A1C and increase your time in range. Why use a Continuous Glucose Monitoring […]

How to Use a Continuous Glucose Monitor

Getting started with a Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) is like getting started with a new smartphone. There is some initial setup to be done, and you’ll have to explore and practice a bit to get used to the controls, but before long, you’ll be zipping through your everyday CGM functions like a pro. What is […]

Causes and Symptoms of Diabetic Coma

What you can do to reduce your risk factors A diabetic coma is a sustained loss of consciousness caused by complications of diabetes – primarily high or low blood sugar. A diabetic coma patient is alive but unconscious. They can’t respond deliberately to stimuli. A diabetic coma is a medical emergency that can result in […]

How Does A Continuous Glucose Monitor Work?

Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) is a relatively new way to track your blood sugar levels. Instead of getting snapshots of a few moments – moments which could be influenced by a multitude of factors – you can see your glucose levels changing throughout the day. You can analyze trends to learn what’s affecting them and […]

Benefits of Using a Continuous Glucose Monitor

Can a Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System achieve better outcomes for people with diabetes mellitus? Change is scary for some people, especially when you’ve been doing things the same way for years. You’ve been jabbing your fingers for so long they hardly even hurt anymore. Why switch it up now? Well, it turns out there […]

Is Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) Covered by Medicare?

Continuous glucose monitors and their related supplies are covered by Medicare. Diabetes affected an estimated 13% of persons in the United States in 2018. This figure increased to 26.8 percent among persons aged 65 and up. CGM devices substitute blood sugar monitoring that can be used to make diabetes treatment recommendations such as dietary changes […]

Continuous Glucose Monitoring Device | Cost and Facts: Is CGM Worth It?

Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) provides a more comprehensive understanding of your diabetes levels, which could also contribute to healthier lifestyles choices and blood sugar control. Did you also aware that there are various methods for testing and monitoring your sugar levels? Glucose levels can be measured using several ways, such as a blood glucose meter […]