Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) positively correlated with fewer sleep disturbances in children with type 1 diabetes (T1D), but higher sleep disturbances in their parents, according to results of a study published in Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics.

Studies have shown that children with T1D experience a higher frequency of sleep disturbances and that poor sleep quality is associated with higher hemoglobin A1c.

Few studies have examined health-related quality of life (HRQoL) as an outcome of sleep disturbance in young children with T1D. The effect of CGM in young children on sleep disturbance also has yet to be evaluated.

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