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What is a sensor lag in a continuous glucose monitoring system?

William Lee Dubois
Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism
Sensor lag refers to the real-time effect of CGM sensor readings lagging "behind” fingerstick meter readings.This happens because the interstitial fluid glucose that the sensor measures tends to lag behind the capillary glucose that the fingerstick meter reads, especially when the blood sugar is changing rapidly.
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