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Latest Technology Boosts Diabetes Control

by Savitha C Muppala on  July 10, 2012 at 6:32 PM Diabetes News   - G J E 4
A recent study has outlined the effectiveness of real-time continuous glucose monitoring devices and insulin pumps which have made a world of difference to diabetes control, better than conventional blood sugar monitoring and insulin delivery methods.
 Latest Technology Boosts Diabetes Control
Latest Technology Boosts Diabetes Control
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The study also found that patients who tracked blood sugar with continuous glucose monitors had better blood sugar levels than those who used finger stick testing alone.

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Yet, both methods were equally good to avoid blood sugar from falling to dangerously low levels.

Further, those who used insulin pumps along with real-time continuous monitoring devices were able to control their blood sugar levels better than people who used finger-stick testing and shots alone.

Patients have also reported improvement in their quality of life and manner of treatment with real-time continuous glucose monitoring devices and insulin pumps.



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