Pharmacists have experience providing is CGM technology (flash monitoring) in pharmacies but now rtCGM technology (Dexcom 6) is now available for distribution through pharmacies. Ensuring the proper recommendation of glucose monitoring is a familiar role for community pharmacists. We will explore the both the differences, similarities, coverage challenges and clinical evidence for each CGM system. Utilizing the wealth of glucose data is a role where pharmacists can take a lead in assisting patients manage their diabetes safely and effectively. We will review new CGM glucose metrics and how these can be reviewed to properly assess overall glycemic control and allow for targeted approach for pharmacist led interventions.
39 Smithe St
Vancouver BC V6B 0R3