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What does a continuous glucose monitoring system sensor do?

William Lee Dubois
Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism
The sensor is like the the drug-sniffing dog of a CGM system. It is commonly a wire-like probe that is inserted under your skin and rests in the interstitial fluid to measure the glucose level of your body.
Beyond Fingersticks: The art of control with continuous glucose monitoring

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