Adolescents and young adults with type 1 diabetes who used continuous glucose monitors had a 0.4% decline in average A1C levels and had 7% longer time spent within the target blood glucose range of 70 mg/dL to 180 mg/dL after six months, compared with those who used finger sticks, according to a study presented at the American Diabetes Association's annual meeting. Researchers also found increased glucose monitoring satisfaction among those who used CGMs, and 68% of CGM users wore the device at least five days weekly.
Continuous glucose monitors may benefit youths with diabetes
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