The pros and cons of continuous glucose monitors

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Claire Fellman, PhD, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM), DACVCP, discusses what to expect with continuous glucose monitors.

In an interview with dvm360®, Claire Fellman, PhD, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM), DACVCP, explains the benefits of continuous glucose monitors as well as the potential pitfalls. The ability to gather longterm data can help clinicians with management of diabetic pets if the pet parent is able to handle and is aware of the costs.

View the video below for the entire discussion. The following is a partial transcript.

Claire Fellman, PhD, DVM, DACVIM (SAIM), DACVCP: "Continuous glucose monitors are a really helpful tool...it saves us a lot for repeated blood draws and it's much more comfortable for the pets. I think they also have a role in longterm management of diabetic animals."

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