Reduce painful fingersticks with continuous glucose monitors.
EHCS carries the most popular Continuous Glucose Monitors for diabetes management. A CGM will track glucose levels 24 hours a day keeping you informed at all times about your results. Out top brands include: Abbott, Dexcom, Medtronic and Senseonics. Many insurances, including Medicare (review Medicare’s guidelines here), cover CGM technology. You must meet certain criteria but we can help see if you qualify.
A CGM provides is a small device that measures glucose levels throughout the day and night, therefore, It provides measurements every few minutes and creates trend lines 24/7.
Typically, you can wear a sensor for 10 to 14 days, depending on the manufacturer’s FDA approval.
The reader/receiver can display and store data. Most importantly this data can be downloaded and used to review your glucose history and identify glucose trends.
Most CGM’s have apps that enable you to use your phone as the receiver.
Take Control Of Your Diabetes and Learn Benefits of a CGM
A Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) provides constant data about your blood glucose levels and helps you spot trends. As a result, you can better plan ahead. They provide a complete overview of your blood sugar levels in real-time which helps eliminate the “guessing game”. Therefore, CGM’s are an effective way to better manage your diabetes, help prevent fewer episodes of hypoglycemia, improve blood sugar control, and achieve an optimal A1C level.
Most sensors can only be worn for 10 to 14 days, depending on the manufacturer’s FDA approval, but there’s even a new implantable CGM that lasts for 90 days!