Telemedicine and remote monitoring technologies have been shown to significantly improve glycemic control in patients with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.
Patients’ ability to communicate with their health care providers remotely via smartphones and other communication devices can improve their access to clinical care as well as online coaching and support programmes. During the COVID-19 pandemic, clinicians were able to maintain high-quality diabetes care through remote monitoring and telemedicine visits due to the establishment of metrics for clinical use of continuous glucose monitoring data and standardisation of data reporting.
During this time, we used remote monitoring and telemedicine visits, which we discuss in this article.
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