Terry Gregg, CEO, Dexcom, answers Steve’s questions about using CGM technology to help type 2 diabetes patients learn about blood sugar control. He reveals that he frequently talks about the greater role in behavior modification that CGM could play in helping not only those diagnosed with diabetes but perhaps even those not yet diagnosed. Some non-diabetic athletes are also already using blood glucose monitoring to improve their performance. And he adds that Dexcom will keep working to improve the technology….
More videos with Terry Gregg:
- Terry Gregg, CEO, Dexcom, Introduction
- Increases in Accuracy of Dexcom CGM Technology
- Artificial Pancreas Improvements and Helping Patients to Use CGM Data
- CGM in Pediatrics and Joslin Educational Collaboration
- New Technologies on the Horizon from Dexcom
- CGM Monitoring and Alert Systems Could Prevent Accidents
- Avoiding Hypo’s with CGM and the Increasing Importance of Keeping Costs Low in Healthcare
- The Significant Cost Savings Potential of CGM
- The Increasing Use of CGM
- When Do You Think We Will Find a Cure for Diabetes?
Terry H. Gregg is CEO of Dexcom, Inc., first joining the Dexcom Board of Directors in 2005 and subsequently appointed President and CEO in 2007 and CEO in 2011.
In 2002 he retired as President of Medtronic MiniMed, a world leader in diabetes management systems. He became President and Chief Operating Officer of MiniMed, Inc. in 1996 and was instrumental in Medtronic’s $3.4 billion acquisition of MiniMed in 2001. He also served in executive positions with Smith and Nephew and Allergan, Inc.
Mr. Gregg served as the 2003-2004 Chair of the Research Foundation Board of the American Diabetes Association. In 2010, Mr. Gregg and his wife were recognized by the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) with one of it’s highest honors, the 2010 Angel Award. Most recently, Mr. Gregg was honored as one of the San Diego regional finalists for the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year Award 2011 and named by MassDevice.com, one of 28 chief executives whom exemplify cutting-edge leadership and innovative thinking in the medical device industry, as its inaugural CEO Class of 2011.
Mr. Gregg currently serves on several advisory boards, including the Scripps Translational Science Institute.
Mr. Gregg received a Bachelor of Science degree from Colorado State University in 1971.