Faculty Articles

Title

Module 10. Insulin Pumps and Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGMs) for Diabetes Management

Organization/Association/Group

Continuing Education for Pharmacists & Pharmacy Technicians

Publication Title

POWER-PAK C.E.

Publication Date / Copyright Date

5-1-2016

Publisher

POWER-PAK C.E.

Abstract

Goal

The goal of this CE module is to provide pharmacists with an overview of the use of insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) in the management of diabetes. This program will review the currently available models of insulin pumps and CGMs and describe the role, risks, and benefits of each device in management of diabetes. Finally, authors will explain patient characteristics to consider for initiating insulin pump or CGM use and key counseling points to assist insulin pump and CGM users in practice.

Disciplines

Medicine and Health Sciences | Pharmacy and Pharmaceutical Sciences

Keywords

continuous glucose monitors (CGMs), counseling, diabetes, insulin pumps

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