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#13 - Diabetes & Technology

Drs. E and P are taking a trip down memory lane! They’re discussing what living with diabetes was like before Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) from inaccurate urine testing to finger sticks and rogue test strips everywhere. They discuss the evolution of CGM leading up to the most current devices and what makes each system unique, and how hybrid closed loop systems have completely changed the game. Learn why it’s never too late to take control of your diabetes!
TAKING CONTROL OF YOUR DIABETES – THE PODCAST! ...With Expert Endocrinologists Living with T1D, Drs. Steven V. Edelman & Jeremy Pettus

Questions We’ll Cover in This Episode:
•  What was it like living with diabetes before Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM)?
•  What is the evolution of devices from Blood Glucose Monitors (BGM) to Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGM)?
•  What was it like to get your first CGM?
•  What are the different measurements you can get with CGM?
•  What are the different options for CGMs?
•  How will the Dexcom G7 improve from the Dexcom G6?
•  How will the FreeStyle Libre 3 improve from the FreeStyle Libre 2?
•  Is CGM necessary for people with type 2 diabetes?
•  What are the different types of hybrid closed loop systems?

Lecture Dr. P meeting Dr. E for the first time: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g0FOfBrVjaM&t=3s

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#13 - Diabetes & Technology
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