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What should I know about aceteminophen and continuous glucose monitors?

William Lee Dubois
Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism
Some CGM sensors don’t like acetaminophen (brand name Tylenol). If you need to routinely take medications with acetaminophen you might want to steer clear of these systems, as the medication will cause false high readings.
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