Review this education section to enhance your understanding of real-time continuous glucose monitoring (rt-CGM) systems and how it can provide meaningful benefits to your patients.
An introduction to rt-CGM featuring Dexcom G6
In three modules, Dr Jackie Elliott, Senior Clinical Lecturer/ Consultant Diabetes, University of Sheffield, England, will explore rt-CGM, including:
What is rt-CGM?
How to identify suitable patient groups
The clinical and real-world benefits of rt-CGM
A case study example of patient initiation
An exploration of data analysis to support effective clinical decisions
rt-CGM and Dexcom G7
Introducing Dexcom G7, best for people with T1 diabetes who may need extra support such as people who are hypo unaware or children.
Additional educational support
To support your education journey, viewing relevant modules on Academy™, certified by the Association of British Clinical Diabetologists (ACBD), could be beneficial.
Academy™ is an online educational program where healthcare professionals can increase their knowledge in diabetes technologies. It is accessed online through diasend® and provided free of charge to health care professionals.
Modules you may find useful include:
Continuous Glucose Monitoring
Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Pregnancy
Sensor Augmented Pumps (SAP)
How do I get access?
If you have a diasend® account, simply click here to access Academy™ and fill out the form to activate your access to the platform.
Non-diasend® users can request a free account with limited functionality, to use for access to Academy™. Fill out a registration form here.