What is Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) Procedure?
The continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) procedure
includes wearable device that helps to track your glucose continuously over
next 7 days. For CGM procedure, the continuous glucose monitoring system is
connected in the office, you wear it for 7 days in your usual environment,
track your food and medication, and then bring in all your data and CGM system
back to the clinic for analysis, discussion with you and treatment decisions.
How does CGM system work? Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) is a small wearable device
that tracks your glucose automatically day and night every 5 minutes. If
desired, the CGM system can give you a notice when your glucose is trending low
or high. As such, CGM gives real-time glucose reading on-demand – you can see
anytime your current glucose level. In addition, your CGM memory is uploaded
when you return the CGM clinic to the clinic, and your physician can review the
data to inform about medication action and other factors that may affect your
glucose levels and changes.
What are the parts of CGM device? Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system consists of three