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The Value of Real-time CGM in Reducing Hospitalizations Among Plan Beneficiaries of Advanced Age

January 14, 2021
Coverage and Benefit Design
Economic Outcomes
CE Activities

CE Activity Now Expired

Intended Audience: This activity is designed to meet the educational needs of managed care pharmacy directors, clinical pharmacists, quality directors, medical directors, registered nurses, and other managed health care professionals.

Credit Available: Up to 0.5 credit hour available for pharmacists (ACPE), physicians (AMA PRA Category 1 Credit™), and nurses (ANCC).

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  • Identify key outcome measures for diabetes management in aging populations, such as time-in-range, incidence of hypoglycemic events, and hemoglobin A1C
  • Describe the value of real-time continuous glucose monitoring (rtCGM) in reducing morbidity and resource utilization among beneficiaries of advanced age and the subsequent impact of health technology intervention on total cost of care
  • Characterize the role of rtCGM as part of a comprehensive diabetes management strategy in aging populations
  • Recognize access barriers preventing appropriate rtCGM utilization in elderly patients with public insurance and distinguish benefit design approaches to address these barriers



David G. Marrero, PhD
Director, Center for Border Health Disparities
Professor of Public Health and Sciences
University of Arizona Health Sciences

Jointly provided by Medical Education Resources. and Impact Education, LLC,
This activity is supported by an independent educational grant from Dexcom, Inc.