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You can’t manage what you can’t measure, CGM or SMBG?

D-NET is inviting a series of speakers from the IDF Congress 2019 to give a sneak peek of their session. For the Education and Integrated Care stream, we have invited Ivica Smokovski to speak about 'You can’t manage what you can’t measure, CGM or SMBG?'.

“You can’t manage (and improve) what you can’t measure” - the golden rule of management

Despite the increasing use of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM), self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG) remains the cornerstone of home and hospital glucose monitoring for the majority of diabetes patients worldwide.

Unfortunately, SMBG is underutilized even in developed countries, and there are developing countries where SMBG is not available, or is available for the minority of patients, who mostly perform it once a month, or at no regular intervals.

What is the availability of CGM and/or SMBG in your country and are they reimbursed?

What do you think are the prospects of the more widely use of CGM, or increased availability of SMBG?

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Call for Applications 2020-2021

IDF Centres of Education and Excellence

2-6 December 2019

IDF Congress 2019 Busan, Korea

The application process for joining the network of IDF Centres of Education and Excellence in 2020-2021 is open with deadline: 30 November 2019!

Are you an Institute willing to be part of an international collaborative network to improve high quality education for multidisciplinary healthcare professionals in diabetes and other related chronic diseases? Don't miss this opportunity!

The IDF Congress brings together the global diabetes community to tackle a broad range of diabetes issues, from latest scientific advances to cutting-edge information on education, diabetes care, advocacy and awareness.

Join us in Busan to shape the future of diabetes!

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