Continuous Glucose Monitor

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Continuous Glucose Sensor Service at The Point Retreats! 

We hear a lot about blood sugars and their impact on our health. Most of us know someone with diabetes and understand that it’s a disease that continues to be diagnosed at an alarming rate. As a matter of fact, there are over 30 million Americans with diabetes and over 85 million Americans with pre-diabetes. Our blood sugars can impact our mood, energy, sleep, concentration, appetite, weight, performance and more. When blood sugars start to exceed the normal and healthy range, it increases risk for obesity, diabetes, heart disease, and even cancer.

How do you know what your blood sugars are doing every day? Even blood glucose meters give you a one second glimpse of a full 24 hours of blood sugar fluctuations and changes. All the general guidelines for keeping blood sugars in normal range are helpful BUT everyone’s body and blood sugars respond differently to different lifestyle variables such as food, exercise, stress, illness, medication, and sleep. What makes your blood sugars rise may be different from what makes the person sitting next to you blood sugars rise.

The FreeStyle Libre Pro Continuous Glucose Monitor is a diagnostic tool that continually monitors glucose levels to establish blood sugar trends and patterns. The FreeStyle libre Pro allows you to gather blood glucose trends every few minutes over 24 hours for 14 days, equating to 10-15 blood glucose readings every hour, roughly 360 blood glucose checks over 24 hours and roughly 5,040 checks over 14 days. This is when glucose patterns reveal themselves so you can better understand how your individual body’s glucose levels are impacted by all aspects of life.

With this service from The Point, one of our registered nurses will insert a sensor into the back of your arm that can be worn for up to 14 days. During this time, your blood glucose levels will be recorded every few minutes over a 24 hour period. While wearing the sensor, we recommend you track lifestyle factors such as sleep, stress, nutrition, and activity to understand what influences your blood sugar trends. After 14 days, you remove the sensor, mail it back to us, and we will download your personal report. Your data can be reviewed with one of our nurses over the phone, via email, or in person.

If you have a diagnosis of Type 1 or Type 2 Diabetes, we will offer this test with the approval and signature of the clinician managing your diabetes. We will mail your results directly to your healthcare provider. Your clinician will be responsible for making all lifestyle recommendations and medication adjustments.

Cost: $249 - $399 depending on appointment type. Cost includes: 1-2 one hour appointments with one of our registered nurses and all necessary information and products for one 14 day sensor trial.

Initial one hour appointment will include sensor insertion, review of all guidelines and recommendations to follow while wearing the sensor, 14 day lifestyle tracking log sheets, and instructions on how to remove the sensor. Envelope for mailing sensor back will be included. This appointment will need to be conducted in person. 

Second one hour appointment will include review of all data and reports from sensor trial and review of personal lifestyle tracking log sheets. This appointment can be completed remotely by phone or in person appointment. If you have a direct referal for a CGM by your clinician, we will email or fax your CGM results directly to your clinician.

Additional CGM Services:

The Point Retreats: A Continuous Glucose Monitor is available to every guest at The Point Retreats. Please add CGM to your cart when registering for your retreat! 

Out of State CGM Travel Options: We will travel to offer the professional CGM service to a group of 12 or more!

Initial appointment will include 1-2 The Point Nurses in person two hour small group class which includes: Blood glucose and metabolic flexibility education, Diabetes prevention strategies, CGM education and instructions, CGM study examples, CGM insertion, and Lifestyle Log book instructions. 

Two weeks later you will remove your sensor and mail the sensor back to us in pre-paid envelope. CGM results will be mailed or emailed 4 weeks later with key observations and recommendations for personalized optimal blood glucose control to each individual, along with a 60 minute follow up phone call with one of our nurses to discuss your results or questions.

Please email us for pricing and options. CGM will be free for the person coordinating the CGM group!

CGM's for Clinicians or Clinics: Looking to offer the FreeStyle Abbott personal or professional continuous glucose monitors in your clinic? We will consult and educate you and your staff on every detail needed to succesfully implement this service into your clinic and to your patients. Please email us for pricing and details.

Continuous Glucose Sensor Home Parties: Forget about home Tupperware and purse parties – offer your circle of friends a home party that promotes health and wellness! You can host a party that changes lives instead of clutters cabinets! Get together 8 or more friends and we will come to insert CGM’s for all and offer some helpful information on keeping your blood sugars in control while enjoying appetizers and wine. Cost is $349 per person and a free CGM for the host of the gathering! Please email us for availability.

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