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Diabetes Education Techniques

From your experience, which is the best way to educate your patients who have type 2 diabetes and do not take insulin?

- Individual personal classes
- Group classes
- Online classes
- Recommend a book
- Brochures and pamphlets

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Calculating Corrections

Your patient has been checking their blood glucose after a meal and then using the reading to correct with insulin. What do you do?

- Wait 3 hours since their last injection of rapid insulin
- Wait 4 hours
- Wait 5 hours
- Wait 6 or more hours
- Have them use a calculation to adjust for onboard insulin, then use that in their calculation to correct

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CGM for Type 2s

Do you think that having your patients who have type 2 and are not on insulin wear a CGM can improve their numbers? Follow the link to see if you and your colleagues agree.

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CGM Studies

In your experience, what have most studies about CGM demonstrated?

- HbA1c is lower in CGM users regardless of age or type of insulin delivery.
- Patients using MDI + CGM have greater reductions in HbA1c than those using CSII + CGM.
- Reductions in glycemic variability and time spent in hypoglycemia are not significantly different between SAP and MDI/RT-CGM therapy groups.
- All of the above

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What Should CGM Patients Consider?

From your experience: What do you tell your CGM patients they should consider?

A. Determining how long it takes for a change in basal to have an impact on glucose
B. Monitoring 2-hour postprandial excursion to see how well bolus worked
C. Formally testing basals by skipping a meal
D. A and B
E. A, B, and C

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CGM Candidates

In your opinion, which diabetes patients are the best candidates for CGM?

- Patients on more than five diabetes medications
- Patients unable to achieve their HbA1c goal despite focused efforts
- Patients with frequent or extreme glucose excursions (>200 mg/dL, within day or day-to-day)
- or All of the above?

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Real-Time CGM

What percentage of your patients with diabetes would benefit from Real-Time CGM? 0 to 25%, 26% to 50%, 51% to 75%, or 76% to 100%? Follow the link and see how you compare to your colleagues.

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CGM Reporting

For your patients who use CGM software, do you review the reports generated by the CGM software? Follow the link to see how you compare to your colleagues.

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