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Hands On Webcast: 10/12/21: Downloading Data, Part 2: Optimizing Glycemic Management Based on Data from CGM, Insulin Pumps, and Hybrid Closed-Loop Systems

Join the American Diabetes Association on Tuesday, October 12th, at 3 p.m. EDT for a live, one-hour panel discussion that is the second in a two-part series about leveraging technology-enabled data to better manage diabetes. This session will focus on CGM, insulin pumps, and hybrid closed-loop systems. The session is a part of the "Hands On: Tips to Improve Diabetes Care" webinar series available exclusively to ADA members and offering CE credit.


In this webinar, speakers will discuss the latest in using CGM, insulin pumps, and hybrid closed-loop systems to improve care; the body of evidence around improved outcomes enabled by data from these technologies; and how to use newer glycemic metrics—such as time in range and glycemic variability—to make decisions related to diabetes care. Presenters will share five actionable tips for maximizing the use of these technologies before the webinar concludes with a live Q&A session.


The “Hands On: Tips to Improve Diabetes Care” series is presented by ADA’s Behavioral Medicine & Psychology, Diabetes in Primary Care, and Diabetes Technology Interest Groups through the generous support of the Leona M. and Harry B. Helmsley Charitable Trust.



Joseph A. Aloi, MD (Moderator)

Professor, Internal Medicine

Wake Forest School of Medicine (Winston-Salem, NC)



Laurel Messer, PhD, RN, CDCES

Clinical Scientist

Barbara Davis Center for Childhood Diabetes, University of Colorado School of Medicine (Aurora, CO)


Chinenye Usoh, MD

Assistant Professor, Endocrinology

Wake Forest School of Medicine (Winston-Salem, NC)


Learning Objectives:

  • Discuss the latest technological advances for diabetes management, including CGM systems, sensor-augmented pump therapy, hybrid closed-loop systems, and DIY automated insulin systems.
  • Appreciate the expanding body of evidence supporting improved outcomes and reduced hypoglycemia with the use of data from CGM and related devices.
  • Develop an efficient process for downloading and reviewing data in the primary care clinic.
Understand the potential of new glycemic metrics such as time in range and glycemic variability to better inform clinical decision making and improve patient outcomes
Availability: Retired
Cost: FREE
Credit Offered:
No Credit Offered
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