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Pros & Cons of the Senseonics Eversense Continuous Glucose Monitor

senseonics eversense cgm review

  • Unique Advantages: Pros

    • Approved Sensor life 90 days
    • Variety of vibrate & audio alerts via phone app
    • Transmitter vibrates for alerts when out of range of phone
    • Data back fills when away from phone/receiver
    • Real time alerts for high, low, rate of change, or predictive low
    • Not impacted by acetaminophen use
    • Real-time sharable data
    • Transmitter can be removed and replaced without sensor change
    • Least medical waste
  • Potential Drawbacks: CONS

    • Sensor insertion (and removal) requires incision in physician’s office 
    • 24 hour warm up period after insertion
    • Requires twice-daily calibration
    • Transmitter requires daily or bi-daily charging
    • Data upload not compatible with third party software
    • Not Medicare approved
    • Data not collected if transmitter not worn
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