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Case Consult for Using iCGM in an Adult Patient With Type 2 Diabetes

  • Authors: Anders L. Carlson, MD; Gregg Simonson, PhD
  • CME / ABIM MOC Released: 10/31/2022
  • Valid for credit through: 10/31/2023
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  • Credits Available

    Physicians - maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™

    ABIM Diplomates - maximum of 0.25 ABIM MOC points

    You Are Eligible For

    • Letter of Completion
    • ABIM MOC points

Target Audience and Goal Statement

This activity is intended for primary care physicians, diabetologists/endocrinologists, nurses, nurse practitioners, physician assistants, pharmacists, and diabetes education and care specialists.

The goal of this activity is that learners will be better able to know how to initiate continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) in their patients with T2D and interpret data from the ambulatory glucose profile report to inform treatment decisions and promote diabetes self-care.

Upon completion of this activity, participants will:

  • Have increased knowledge regarding the
    • Best practices in utilizing integrated CGM (iCGM) in adult patients with T2D 
  • Have greater competence related to
    • Clinical use of the iCGM in patients with T2D 


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  • Gregg Simonson, PhD

    Director of Care Transformation and Training
    International Diabetes Center (HealthPartners Institute)
    Minneapolis, Minnesota


    Gregg Simonson, PhD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Other: Education grant: Abbott Diabetes Care


  • Anders L. Carlson, MD

    Medical Director
    International Diabetes Center
    Minneapolis, Minnesota


    Anders L. Carlson, MD, has the following relevant financial relationships:
    Consultant or advisor for: Medtronic; Mannkind; Sanofi
    Research funding from: Abbott; Dexcom; Eli Lilly; Insulet; Medtronic; Novo Nordisk; Sanofi; UnitedHealth


  • Anne G. Le, PharmD

    Senior Medical Education Director, Medscape, LLC


    Anne G. Le, PharmD, has no relevant financial relationships

  • Ian List

    Medical Writer, Cambridge, Massachusetts


    Ian List has no relevant financial relationships.

Compliance Reviewer

  • Susan L. Smith, MN, PhD

    Associate Director, Accreditation and Compliance, Medscape, LLC


    Susan L. Smith, MN, PhD, has no relevant financial relationships.

Peer Reviewer

This activity has been peer reviewed and the reviewer has no relevant financial relationships.

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    For Physicians

  • Medscape, LLC designates this enduring material for a maximum of 0.25 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™ . Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

    Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 0.25 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine's (ABIM) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider's responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit. Aggregate participant data will be shared with commercial supporters of this activity.

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Case Consult for Using iCGM in an Adult Patient With Type 2 Diabetes

Authors: Anders L. Carlson, MD; Gregg Simonson, PhDFaculty and Disclosures

CME / ABIM MOC Released: 10/31/2022

Valid for credit through: 10/31/2023