What’s Trending in Diabetes? Trend Arrows and How to React to Them!

Diabetes CGM Trend Arrows

If you’re not utilizing your trend arrows and reacting to them, you’re not getting the most out of your CGM. Drs. E+P explain how to dose (or not dose) in response to the direction your trend arrows are pointing. Here’s their advice on how to adjust for highs and lows, along with a trend arrow cheat sheet.

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Dexcom G7 Gets the Green Light in Europe, and FreeStyle Libre 3 Available via NHS in the UK

Dexcom G7 and FreeStyle Libre 3

Dexcom’s G7 just received CE Mark approval in Europe, with a limited launch expected in the coming weeks. Abbott’s FreeStyle Libre 3 has been available in parts of Europe already, but it is now available for use via the NHS Supply Chain Framework in the UK and under existing eligibility criteria for real-time CGM. Here are the highlights of both systems.

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How I Use the FreeStyle Libre 2 CGM for T1D

Annabel Bonner has lived with type 1 diabetes for less than ten years, but she really enjoys helping people connect with their diabetes, encouraging them to be open about living with the condition rather than be ashamed. She uses the Freestyle Libre 2 continuous glucose monitor, and she shares how it helps her with her diabetes management.

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Continuous Glucose Monitoring for Type 2s: An Incredible Tool to Take Control of Your Diabetes

Continuous glucose monitoring has been the standard of care for people with type 1 for years, but it can be a game-changer for people with type 2 and even pre-diabetes. Dr. Edelman and Dr. Boeder explain how CGM works, and why it can be so impactful for your health.

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