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Continuous Glucose Monitoring Devices Market - Global Industry Insights, Trends, Outlook, And Opportunity Analysis, 2016 - 2025

LAS VEGAS, Nov. 14, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Global Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) Devices are used to monitor glucose level throughout day and night. A sensor is placed under the skin which measures the glucose level in tissue fluid. A transmitter is connected to the sensor which transfers information via wireless radio frequency. This transmitter is connected to monitoring and display device. These devices are used to monitor blood glucose level of diabetic patients. Diabetes is a chronic disease which is classified into type 1 and type 2. Diabetes occurs either when the pancreas does not produce enough insulin or when the body cannot effectively use the insulin. The symptoms of diabetes are frequent urination, blurred vision, increased thirst, rapid weight loss, numbness or tingling sensation in hands or feet and increased hunger. Factors which increase the risk of diabetes are ethnicity, family history of diabetes, and physical inactivity. The exact causes of type 1 diabetes are unknown. Type 1 diabetes can be caused due to complex interaction between genes and environmental factors. The strongest risk factors for type 2 diabetes are overweight and obesity. Diabetes can da Continue reading >>

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  1. diabetesfree

    Bad Insulin?

    I just came home from a short trip that lasted a few days. During that time, I carried my insulin in a small container that I kept cold with an ice pack. I'm not really sure how well it worked though. Since I returned home, my blood glucose levels have been higher than they should be. Is there any way to tell if the insulin I am using has "gone bad"?

  2. Pete the Diabetic

    Bottles of insulin, either open or unopened, generally last for one month when stored at room temperature (59 to 86°F)


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