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Frankly Speaking CME 240

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Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) - Frankly Speaking EP 240Guest: Jillian Joseph, MPAS, PA-C
Music Credit: Richard Onorato

Have you considered continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) for your patients with sub optimally controlled type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) on at least 3 injections of insulin per day? This session will give you the information you need to confidently initiate CGM in appropriate patients. You’ll walk away with a clear understanding of the different CGM options and the benefits and challenges of CGM.

Episode references and resource links: 

  • Ida S, Kaneko R, Murata K. Utility of Real-Time and Retrospective Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Patients with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials. J Diabetes Res. 2019 Jan 15;2019:4684815. doi: 10.1155/2019/4684815. PMID: 30775385; PMCID: PMC6350576.
  • Maiorino et al. Diabetes Care. 2020;43:1146–1156 
     

     

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Release Date: 9/6/2021

Expiration Date: 9/6/2022

Learning Objectives

  • Recognize the different types of continuous glucose monitors 
  • Identify the appropriate type 2 diabetes mellitus (T2DM) patient population for continuous glucose monitoring (CGM)
  • Review current recommendations and guidelines from different societies and associations regarding methods of blood glucose monitoring 
  • Discuss the benefits of using CGM for T2DM, including reduction of HbA1c and other data points that can be helpful
  • Identify challenges or barriers to implementing CGM for patients with T2DM
     

 

Faculty

Frank J. Domino, MD

Professor, Family Medicine and Community Health,
University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

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Jillian Joseph, MPAS, PA-C

Assistant Professor, Department of PA Studies, Massachusetts College of Pharmacy, Boston, MA
Clinical Instructor, Department of Family Medicine & Community Health, University of Massachusetts Medical School, Worcester, MA

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Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) for Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (T2DM) - Frankly Speaking EP 240

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