Drug Topics June 7, 2024
Brian Nowosielski

In a session presented at the 2024 Heart in Diabetes Conference, researchers discussed the abilities of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) to capture lifestyle data and improve mortality rates.

The use of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) has created a large-scale model for tracking lifestyle data and improving mortality in patients with diabetes. With the use of CGM data, patients can track blood glucose levels and adjust lifestyle behaviors in real time.

“Somewhere between 20% [and] 25% of people, so 50 [to] 70 million people in the US, are wearing some sort of wearable device,” stated Michael Snyder, PhD, in his session titled “Integrating Wearable & Behavior to Improve Metabolic Health.”1

Aside from CGM use for monitoring blood glucose levels in...

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