CGM Basics

What is CGM vs. SMBG?

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Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) is a powerful tool delivering information that patients with diabetes can use to improve their diabetes management and be empowered to sustain control. In this 2-minute video, see the differences between self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) with a blood glucose meter and CGM. Discover why CGM clarifies the daily and hourly treatment decisions of people with diabetes.

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