J Korean Diabetes.  2019 Mar;20(1):42-46. 10.4093/jkd.2019.20.1.42.

Glucose Management Using Continuous Glucose Monitors

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  • 1Department of Nursing, The Catholic University of Korea, Bucheon St. Mary's Hospital, Bucheon, Korea. ygkang@catholic.ac.kr

Abstract

In the Diabetes Care Guidelines of the Korean Diabetes Association in 2015, the use of continuous glucose monitoring in patients with type 1 diabetes who undergo multiple insulin therapy or insulin pump therapy is helpful in controlling blood sugar and monitoring blood glucose level when fluctuation is high or hypoglycemia is frequent. Recently, the American Diabetes Association published in the 2019 Standard of Care in Diabetes in the new diabetes technology part the criteria for use and methods of the continuous blood glucose meter. Continuous and real-time blood glucose meters emphasize the importance of education prior to use. In particular, the real-time blood glucose meter is a useful device for prevention of hypoglycemia in type 1 diabetes in children and adults. The purpose of this study is to summarize the contents of the continuous blood glucose measurement part of the 2019 Standard of Care in Diabetes.

Keyword

Continuous glucose monitoring; Diabetes mellitus; Guideline

MeSH Terms

Adult
Blood Glucose
Child
Diabetes Mellitus
Education
Glucose*
Humans
Hypoglycemia
Insulin
Standard of Care
Blood Glucose
Glucose
Insulin
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