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Innovation in the diabetes care market: continuous glucose monitoring sensors

March 19, 2024

Continuous glucose monitors (CGMs) are a class of medical devices used to assist in managing both type 1 and type 2 diabetes. The market has experienced extraordinary growth in recent years and has become a rapidly evolving segment of diabetes care devices. These devices either completely replace or are a supplement to traditional blood glucose monitoring, which requires a traditional meter and a small blood draw from a finger. Within the CGM space, there are a variety of devices: both traditional CGMs, which have a use period of 1–2 weeks and are replaced frequently; and implantable CGMs, which are inserted into the body with a surgical procedure and last up to six months.

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