Clinical Brief: Why Should We Use CGM in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes? Assessing the Evidence and Practical Pearls for Integration
This clinical brief was developed from a presentation at the 17th annual CMHC Annual Congress held from October 19-22, 2022 in Boston, MA. The session, “Why Should We Use CGM in Patients With Type 2 Diabetes? Assessing the Evidence and Practical Pearls for Integration,” was presented by Irl B Hirsch, MD from the University of Washington, Seattle, WA, supported by an educational grant from Dexcom, Inc.
Dr. Hirsch discussed use of CGM for Type 2 Diabetes, including evidence for efficacy, current guidelines, and practical pearls for integration into clinical practice.
This activity is designed for US-based healthcare professionals, including primary care clinicians (PCPs), registered nurses, nurse practitioners (NPs), physician assistants (PAs), endocrinologists, diabetologists, pharmacists, cardiologists, lipidologists, dieticians, and other allied health professionals.
After completing this activity, the participant should be better able to:
- Summarize the guidelines and evidence for the appropriate use of CGM in patients with type 2 diabetes.
- Explain ambulatory blood glucose profile (AGP) data and other important CGM metrics in patients with type 2 diabetes.
- List new and emerging CGM technologies and their associated clinical features.
- Incorporate the use of CGM when appropriate to individualize therapy in patients with type 2 diabetes.
Irl B. Hirsch, MD
Professor of Medicine
University of Washington
Dr. Hirsch discloses the following:
- Researcher: Insulet, Medtronic, Dexcom
- Consultant, Advisor, Speaker: Abbott Diabetes Care, Roche, GWave, Lifescan
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EDUCATIONAL GRANT SUPPORT
This activity is supported by an educational grant from Dexcom.
JOINT PROVIDERSHIP STATEMENT
This activity is jointly provided by Partners for Advancing Clinical Education and Cardiometabolic Health Congress.
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Universal Activity Number - JA4008073-9999-23-048-H01-P. Type of activity: Knowledge
DIETICIAN CONTINUING EDUCATION
This program offers 0.5 CPEUs for dietitians.
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This educational activity may contain discussion of published and/or investigational uses of agents that are not indicated by the FDA. The planners of this activity do not recommend the use of any agent outside of the labeled indications. The opinions expressed in the educational activity are those of the faculty and do not necessarily represent the views of the planners. Please refer to the official prescribing information for each product for discussion of approved indications, contraindications, and warnings.
Participants have an implied responsibility to use the newly acquired information to enhance patient outcomes and their own professional development. The information presented in this activity is not meant to serve as a guideline for patient management. Any procedures, medications, or other courses of diagnosis or treatment discussed or suggested in this activity should not be used by clinicians without evaluation of their patient’s conditions and possible contraindications and/or dangers in use, review of any applicable manufacturer’s product information, and comparison with recommendations of other authorities.
- 0.50 ABIM MOC and AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 0.50 ACPE Pharmacy
- 0.50 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™
- 0.50 ANCC
- 0.50 CDE
- 0.50 Participation
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