What are the advantages of continuous glucose monitoring?

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  • The advantages of continuous glucose monitoring include the following:
    • allows a person with diabetes to have a blood sugar reading every five minutes
    • provides trend arrows to show which direction the blood sugar is going
    • sounds an alert for impending high blood sugar and dangerously low blood sugar
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  • A , Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism, answered
    Diabetics who use CGM gain a great many things. My top three reasons for using CGM are: improved safety from low blood sugar, the ability to analyze the effectiveness of your medication, and improved diabetes control.
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