Continuous glucose monitoring improved glucose control in adults but not in young adults or children with type 1 diabetes
R W Beck
Dr R W Beck, Jaeb Center for Health Research, Tampa, FL, USA; email@example.com
Does continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) improve glucose control in adults and children with type 1 diabetes?
randomised controlled trial. ClinicalTrials.gov NCT00406133.
10 centres in the USA.
322 adults and children ⩾8 years of age who had type 1 diabetes for ⩾1 year and glycated haemoglobin (HbA1c) concentrations of 7–10%, received intensive insulin therapy through an insulin pump or ⩾3 daily injections, had not recently used CGM at home, and successfully completed a 1-week run-in phase. Patients were stratified into 3 age groups: ⩾25 years (n = 98), 15–24 years (n = 110), and 8–14 years (n = 114).
CGM using a subcutaneous sensor …