DUBLIN – July 19, 2016 – Medtronic plc (NYSE:MDT), the global leader in medical technology, today announced it has received CE (Conformité Européenne) Mark for its new Guardian(TM) Connect mobile continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system for people with diabetes using insulin injection therapy. This includes instructing patients on when to trust the numbers, how to properly set and respond to high or low alerts, and adjustments for upward and downward glucose trends, according to Gary Scheiner, MS, CDE. I, personally use the Dexcom. 1427), which would allow seniors and other Medicare beneficiaries with diabetes to access continuous glucose monitoring (CGM). Receiver – this records results and displays them on a pager sized device often worn on a belt or carried in a handbag. The reason coverage is more limited for type 2 patients is because not enough studies have been done, and the benefits of CGM in type 2s are not as certain. In contrast, blood glucose meters provide
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