A basic knowledge of continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) and the role they play in diabetes management is critical to expanding access. The resources in this section can help Medicaid agencies and their partners strengthen their understanding of the CGM fundamentals.
Diabetes Technology: Standards of Care in Diabetes—2024
Details the ADA’s recommendations for clinical practice and describes key components of diabetes care and treatment as well as tools to measure care quality.
Use of Continuous Glucose Monitors to Manage Type 1 Diabetes Mellitus: Progress, Challenges, and Recommendations
Reviews currently available real time intermittently scanned CGM devices, identifying clinical benefits, challenges, and current guidelines for CGM usage in type 1 diabetes treatments.
The Use of Advanced Technology in the Management of Persons With Diabetes Mellitus
Provides evidence-based recommendations for the use of advanced technologies, including CGM, in the treatment of diabetes by providers.
Continuous Glucose Monitors Overview
Outlines the basics of CGM including what they do, what supplies are needed, the different types of CGM, and other useful educational links.
Continuous Glucose Monitoring: A Review of Recent Studies Demonstrating Improved Glycemic Outcomes
Summarizes existing literature describing the different clinical benefits of open- and closed-loop CGM usage for type 1, type 2, and gestational diabetes.