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Scientific Sessions Update: Continuous Glucose Monitoring in the Youngest Patients

Using a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) in young children has not been studied. But researchers, health care professionals, and parents know that glycemic control in children with diabetes is often limited by the fear of hypoglycemia (low blood glucose), but the opposite, hyperglycemia (high blood glucose), can actually contribute to risk for cognitive impairment. Parents are intrigued about whether CGMs could minimize both these risks. Continue reading

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