Case Study: Don’t Set Your Upper CGM Alert Too High – Don’t Be Like This Guy!

Dr. E's Case Study

If a tree falls in the forest and no one is around to hear it, it still fell. And it’s the same thing with a CGM alert. If your upper alert is set too high and you’re never notified, you still have high blood sugars. See how Dr. Edelman helped this patient get past his alarm aversion.

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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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The Pizza Challenge: Steve and Jeremy’s Battle of the Blood Sugars!

pizza challenge

If you’ve sworn off pizza because it wrecks your blood sugars, don’t delete Domino’s from your dinner rotation just yet. Dr. E and Dr. P tried two different ways to stay in range after eating three pieces of pepperoni pie, and the results may surprise you. Dr. P used a predetermined bolus calculation with graphs and charts and Dr. E went with a WAG (Wild Ass Guess). How’d they do?

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