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Intensive treatment of type 1 diabetes, including the use of insulin pumps and multiple daily injections, often fails in its objective to reach targeted levels of glycated haemoglobin. Monitoring of blood glucose levels at home may improve control but postprandial hyperglycaemia and nocturnal hypoglycaemia may not be detected unless specifically looked for. Devices for continuous monitoring of blood glucose have become more accurate and reliable, although they are not yet as accurate as blood glucose meters. Now a US multicentre trial (The …

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