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GCM Types of use and advantages

Types of use and advantages
Due to the fact that the information provided by the continuous glucose measurement systems is uninterrupted and the technology of these systems is increasingly more robust, the use of these devices extends to various clinical situations and others related to the lifestyle of people with diabetes.

Depending on the functionalities offered by the device, the Objectives of use can be:

  • Avoiding hypoglycemia, especially at night or due to physical activity, with the programming of alarms associated with low glucose levels and/or rapid downward trends.
  • Improving the control of glycated hemoglobin (HbA1C), a therapeutic objective associated with the prevention of complications.
  • Identifying patterns of high or low glucose and inquiring about their possible causes in collaboration with the healthcare professionals in charge of your therapy.
  • Remotely monitoring a patient’s glucose level, especially useful for parents of children with diabetes and as a tool in telemedicine.
  • Studying in detail the behavior of glucose levels for professional clinical decision making, be it for studies of basal insulin dose, treatment schemes or management of more complex clinical situations.