Patient Benefits of CGM

ICR and CF Dosing Regimen

Discover how your MDI patients on this dosing regimen can benefit from CGM use.

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How CGM Use Benefits Patients on ICR and CF Dosing Regimen

  • View continuous and timely feedback on diet, exercise, and insulin requirements to help make informed diabetes management decisions
  • Help reduce hypoglycemic and hyperglycemic events and increase time in glucose target range1
  • Help reduce A1C, time spent in hypoglycemia, and glycemic variability1


Meet Jake

32-year-old with type 1 diabetes for 12 years

  • A1C is 7.8%; Has ICR of 1 unit:15 grams CHO; CF of 1 unit:50 mg/dL
  • Exercises 3-4 times/week; Has some hypoglycemia (~2x/week)
  • Tries to take care of his diabetes; desires good control
  • Tests his blood sugar 4-6x/day
  • Refuses to be on pump; tried continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) when newly diagnosed but wasn't impressed with it

*Hypothetical patient profile; for training purposes only

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Jake without CGM

Jake with CGM


Soupal J, Petruzelkova L, Flekac M, et al. Comparison of Different Treatment Modalities for Type 1 Diabetes, Including Sensor-Augmented Insulin Regimens, in 52 Weeks of Follow-Up: A COMISAIR Study. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2016;18(9):532-538.

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