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[The importance of continuous glucose monitoring in modern diabetes care]

KOCSIS Gyôzô 1

MAY 26, 2022

Lege Artis Medicinae - 2022;32(04-05)

DOI: https://doi.org/10.33616/lam.32.016


[It is no exaggeration to say that there is a paradigm shift in the diabetes care. Since 2015, the driving force behind are primarily the widely spreading sensor technologies instead of the new insulin products and treatment regimens. The rapidly spreading sensor technologies are applied in more and more countries financially supported in type 1 diabetes since 2015. The use of Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM, tissue glucose sensor, simplified as sensor), which includes both real-time CGM (RT-CGM) and intermittently scanned CGM (isCGM), has grown rapidly over the past few years by improving sensor accuracy, greater convenience and ease of use, and expanding support of reimbursement. Numerous studies have demonstrated the significant clinical benefits of using CGM in diabetic patients, regardless of the type of insulin treatment. In this summary, we review the practical aspects of glucose monitoring, the optimal frequency of monitoring, the effectiveness, re­liability, and role of continuous glucose mo­­nitoring systems.]


  1. Semmelweis Egyetem, Belgyógyászati és Onkológiai Klinika



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