The Contemporary Role of Masked Continuous Glucose Monitoring in a Real-Time World

J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2016 May 3;10(3):790-2. doi: 10.1177/1932296815619182. Print 2016 May.

Abstract

Real-time continuous glucose monitoring (RT-CGM) has, in the span of just a few years, established an essential role in the contemporary management of type 1 diabetes. Nonetheless, masked CGM retains an important place in the management of diabetes including assisting with hypoglycemia detection and avoidance, optimizing glycemic control, and acting as a teaching tool for people living with diabetes.

Keywords: continuous glucose monitoring; diabetes; masked; professional; real-time.

MeSH terms

  • Blood Glucose / analysis*
  • Diabetes Mellitus, Type 1 / blood*
  • Female
  • Humans
  • Male

Substances

  • Blood Glucose