This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of primary care clinicians.
This activity will cover the importance of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM), the selection of appropriate patients for CGM, the types of devices currently available or under FDA review, and how to determine which options are best for the individual patient (including a discussion of Medicare, Medicaid, private insurance coverage and options for the patient with no insurance). Additionally, the discussion examines how to collect the resulting data from CGM, a case study illustrating the use of that data to make informed treatment decisions with the patient, and the role of CGM in empowering the patient. Billing and coding for CGM are also covered. The final segment features a patient detailing the impact of CGM on her diabetes management, and a faculty conversation about key points in the presentation.
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be better able to: