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Continuous Glucose Monitoring in Diabetes Mellitus


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A draft update to this coverage guidance will be reviewed at the February 16, 2017 meeting of the Health Technology Assessment Subcommittee (HTAS).


Sources are now available for the draft update to this coverage guidance. They will be reviewed at February 16, 2017 meeting of the Health Technology Assessment Subcommittee (HTAS).

Benkhadra, K., Alahdab, F., Tamhane, S., Wang, Z., Prokop, L. J., Hirsch, I. B., ... Murad, M. H. (2016). Real time continuous glucose monitoring in type 1 diabetes: A systematic review and individual patient data meta-analysis. Clinical Endocrinology. DOI: 10.1111/cen.1329.

Hommel, E., Olsen, B., Battelino, T., Conget, I., Schutz-Fuhrmann, I., Hoogma, R., ... Bolinder, J. (2014). Impact of continuous glucose monitoring on quality of life, treatment satisfaction, and use of medical care resources: Analyses from the SWITCH study. Acta Aiabetologica, 51(5), 845-851. DOI: 10.1007/s00592-014-0598-7.

Langendam, M., Luijf, Y. M., Hooft, L., Devries, J. H., Mudde, A. H., & Scholten, R. J. (2012). Continuous glucose monitoring systems for type 1 diabetes mellitus. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 1, Cd008101. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD008101.pub2.

Moy, F. M., Ray, A., & Buckley, B. S. (2014). Techniques of monitoring blood glucose during pregnancy for women with pre-existing diabetes. The Cochrane Database of Systematic Reviews, 4, Cd009613. DOI: 10.1002/14651858.CD009613.pub2.

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. (2016a). Diabetes (type 1 and type 2) in children and young people: Diagnosis and management. Retrieved from https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng18/resources/diabetes-type-1-and-type-2-in-children-and-young-people-diagnosis-and-management-1837278149317

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. (2016b). Type 1 diabetes in adults: Diagnosis and management. Retrieved from https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng17/resources/type-1-diabetes-in-adults-diagnosis-and-management-1837276469701

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. (2016c). Type 2 diabetes in adults: Management. Retrieved from https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng28/resources/type-2-diabetes-in-adults-management-1837338615493

National Institute for Health and Care Excellence. (2015). Diabetes in pregnancy: Management from preconception to the postnatal period. Retrieved from https://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/ng3/resources/diabetes-in-pregnancy-management-from-preconception-to-the-postnatal-period-51038446021

New, J. P., Ajjan, R., Pfeiffer, A. F., & Freckmann, G. (2015). Continuous glucose monitoring in people with diabetes: The randomized controlled Glucose Level Awareness in Diabetes Study (GLADIS). Diabetic Medicine: A Journal of the British Diabetic Association, 32(5), 609-617. DOI: 10.1111/dme.12713.

Poolsup, N., Suksomboon, N., & Kyaw, A. M. (2013). Systematic review and meta-analysis of the effectiveness of continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) on glucose control in diabetes. Diabetology & Metabolic Syndrome, 5, 39. DOI: 10.1186/1758-5996-5-39.

Riveline, J. P., Schaepelynck, P., Chaillous, L., Renard, E., Sola-Gazagnes, A., Penfornis, A., ... Hanaire, H. (2012). Assessment of patient-led or physician-driven continuous glucose monitoring in patients with poorly controlled type 1 diabetes using basal-bolus insulin regimens: A 1-year multicenter study. Diabetes Care, 35(5), 965-971. DOI: 10.2337/dc11-2021.

Tang, T. S., Digby, E. M., Wright, A. M., Chan, J. H. M., Mazanderani, A. B., Ross, S. A., ... Tildesley, H. D. (2014). Real-time continuous glucose monitoring versus internet-based blood glucose monitoring in adults with type 2 diabetes: A study of treatment satisfaction. Diabetes Research and Clinical Practice, 106(3), 481-486. DOI: 10.1016/j.diabres.2014.09.050.

Tildesley, H. D., Wright, A. M., Chan, J. H., Mazanderani, A. B., Ross, S. A., Tildesley, H. G., ... White, A. S. (2013). A comparison of internet monitoring with continuous glucose monitoring in insulin-requiring type 2 diabetes mellitus. Canadian Journal of Diabetes, 37(5), 305-308. DOI: 10.1016/j.jcjd.2013.05.006

Tumminia, A., Crimi, S., Sciacca, L., Buscema, M., Frittitta, L., Squatrito, S., ... Tomaselli, L. (2015). Efficacy of real-time continuous glucose monitoring on glycaemic control and glucose variability in type 1 diabetic patients treated with either insulin pumps or multiple insulin injection therapy: A randomized controlled crossover trial. Diabetes Metabolism Research and Reviews, 31(1), 61-68. DOI: 10.1002/dmrr.2557.

van Beers, C. A., DeVries, J. H., Kleijer, S. J., Smits, M. M., Geelhoed-Duijvestijn, P. H., Kramer, M. H., ... Serne, E. H. (2016). Continuous glucose monitoring for patients with type 1 diabetes and impaired awareness of hypoglycaemia (IN CONTROL): A randomised, open-label, crossover trial. Lancet Diabetes & Endocrinology, 4(11), 893-902. DOI: 10.1016/s2213-8587(16)30193-0.

Wei, Q., Sun, Z., Yang, Y., Yu, H., Ding, H., & Wang, S. (2016). Effect of a CGMS and SMBG on maternal and neonatal outcomes in gestational diabetes mellitus: A randomized controlled trial. Scientific Reports, 6, 19920. DOI: 10.1038/srep19920.


HERC prioritized this topic with a score of 54. A new coverage guidance will be developed based on HERC and OHA priorities, subject to available resources.

HTAS reviewed draft scoring for this topic and made recommendations for HERC to review on 3/10/2016.


The HERC reviewed the rescanning documents for this topic and requested a new coverage guidance.

The HERC reviewed and approved the draft coverage guidance as referred by the HTAS. Coverage Guidance

Public Comment Dispositions


The HTAS reviewed the initial draft coverage guidance on 7/10/12.