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Name of Media:
Continuous glucose monitoring: an Endocrine Society clinical practice guideline
David C. Klonoff, Bruce Buckingham, Jens S. Christiansen, Victor M. Montori, William V. Tamborlane, Robert A. Vigersky, Howard Wolpert
Publisher or Source:
The Journal of Clinical Endocrinology & Metabolism
Type of Media:
Media Originally for:
Critical Care Physicians,Nurses and/or Other Critical Care Medical Professionals
Country of Origin:
United States of America (the)
Primary Focus of Media:
Pre-Use of PICS Designation
The aim was to formulate practice guidelines for determining settings where patients are most likely to benefit from the use of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM).
The Endocrine Society appointed a Task Force of experts, a methodologist, and a medical writer.
This evidence-based guideline was developed using the Grading of Recommendations, Assessment, Development, and Evaluation (GRADE) system to describe both the strength of recommendations and the quality of evidence.
One group meeting, several conference calls, and e-mail communications enabled consensus. Committees and members of The Endocrine Society, the Diabetes Technology Society, and the European Society of Endocrinology reviewed and commented on preliminary drafts of these guidelines.
The Task Force evaluated three potential uses of CGM: 1) real-time CGM in adult hospital settings; 2) real-time CGM in children and adolescent outpatients; and 3) real-time CGM in adult outpatients. The Task Force used the best available data to develop evidence-based recommendations about where CGM can be beneficial in maintaining target levels of glycemia and limiting the risk of hypoglycemia. Both strength of recommendations and quality of evidence were accounted for in the guidelines.
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