Engaging and educating stakeholders — particularly providers, health plans, and consumers — is critical to fostering increased adoption and use of continuous glucose monitors (CGMs). The resources in this section can be helpful to states in communicating the benefits of CGMs to stakeholders, as well as engaging them in CGM advancement efforts.
Continuous Glucose Monitors: Are They Right for You?
Provides and overview and comparison of the different CGM systems currently available in the U.S.
Time-in-Range: Making the Most of Your CGM Data
Provides insight and context for properly interpreting CGM data to help people using CGM make changes to improve their health.
Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Primary Care: Understanding and Supporting Clinicians’ Use to Enhance Diabetes Care
Evaluates CGM prescribing patterns in primary care settings and determines the factors influencing the willingness of providers to prescribe CGM. The research also explores the necessary resources required to effectively facilitate CGM utilization within primary care.
Targeting Technology in Underserved Adults With Type 1 Diabetes: Effect of Diabetes Practice Transformations on Improving Equity in CGM Prescribing Behaviors
Examines how implementing structural practice changes can alter prescribing behaviors to make CGM access more equitable among a large cohort of historically underserved adults in New York.
Expanding Access to Continuous Glucose Monitoring Technology in Community Pharmacies
Summarizes a virtual roundtable on strengthening opportunities to expand access to CGM through pharmacist-based models.
Rethinking Diabetes Care in the Digital Age
Shares findings from the 2021 Digital Quality Summit and is covers: (1) the importance of care measurement beyond HbA1c and depression; (2) optimal diabetes care management and CGM; (3) behavioral aspects in diabetes care and distress; (4) health equity; and (5) driving improvements in care and the diabetes recognition program.
Multi-Clinic Quality Improvement Initiative Increases Continuous Glucose Monitoring Use Among Adolescents and Young Adults With Type 1 Diabetes
Evaluates the impact of a quality improvement initiative aimed at addressing structural-, patient-, and provider-level barriers to CGM use among youth with type 1 diabetes.
Impact of Social Vulnerability on Resources for CGM Initiation across Michigan Primary Care Practices
Describes the Michigan Collaborative for Type 2 Diabetes and outlines clinical resources and barriers to CGM initiation in counties with high and low social vulnerabilities.
Association of Diabetes Care & Education Specialists Playbook Series: Implementing CGM Into Your Practice
Offers a step-by-step guide for providers to leverage personal and professional CGM technology in their practices.
An Opportunity to Increase the Benefit of CGM Usage: The Need to Train the Patients Adequately
Discusses the importance of education for patients using CGM to maximize positive health outcomes.