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Tech watch: CGMs change game for diabetes

October 9, 2015Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

WASHINGTON - Diabetes advocates say it's high time for Medicare to cover continuous glucose monitors.“CGMs have evolved a lot in recent years and they are a wonderful tool for people that are not sensitive to their lows,” said Bennet Dunlap, president of the Diabetes Patient Advocacy Coalition, a non-profit advocacy group for diabetes patients. “As people get older, they are less aware of their lows.”The devices track glucose levels in real time, allowing users to respond...

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Diabetes: Search for safety, quality and access collides in bid markets

August 25, 2015Theresa Flaherty, Managing Editor

As a parent of two children with Type 1 diabetes, and fighting a diagnosis of Type 2 diabetes himself, Bennet Dunlap is all for lower cost testing supplies. However, that shouldn't come at the higher cost of hospitalizations, complications and patient mortality, he says. Dunlap, president of the newly launched Diabetes Patient Advocacy Coalition, a non-profit advocacy group for diabetes patients, recently spoke with HME News about his concerns with Medicare's competitive bidding program.HME News:...

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