What is Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM)?

Category: Equipment

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Continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) are devices that provide continuous "real-time" readings and data about trends in glucose levels. This allows patients to understand their glucose level and whether it is rising or falling, and to intervene by eating food or taking insulin.

Side effects

Side effects as an overall problem

Side effects as an overall problem
Severity Evaluations
Severe 0
Moderate 0
Mild 4
None 6

Commonly reported side effects and conditions associated with Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM)

Side effect Patients
Skin irritation under patch 2
Skin sensitive to touch 1
Soreness 1
Weight gain 1

Dosages

Based on patients currently using Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM)

Dosage Patients
1 other weekly 1
1 other three times daily 1
1 other five times daily 1
24 hr daily 1
daily 1

Why patients stopped taking Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM)

Multiple reasons could be selected

Reason Patients
Other 1
See 1 patient who's stopped using Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM)

Duration

Currently using Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM)

Duration Patients
1 - 6 months 2
6 months - 1 year 1
1 - 2 years 1
5 - 10 years 1

Stopped using Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM)

Duration Patients
1 - 2 years 1
Adherence
Adherence Evaluations
Always 9
Usually 0
Sometimes 1
Never taken as prescribed 0
Burden
Burden Evaluations
Very hard to take 0
Somewhat hard to take 0
A little hard to take 5
Not at all hard to take 5
Cost per month
Cost per month Evaluations
$200+ 0
$100-199 1
$50-99 2
$25-49 1
< $25 4
Not specified 2
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1 patient evaluation for Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM)

Jun 11, 2015 (Started May 02, 2014)

  • Effectiveness
    Major (for diabetes type 1)
  • Side effects
    None
  • Adherence
    Always
  • Burden
    Not at all hard to take
Dosage: 27.3 Daily

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