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Continuous Glucose Monitoring During and After Surgery

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Continuous Glucose Monitoring During and After Surgery

During surgery and after surgery elevated blood glucose levels can lead to poor outcome such as wound infections. Current technology does not allow close monitoring of glucose levels often resulting in poor management of glucose levels. In this study, the investigators will evaluate the feasibility of using a continuous glucose monitor (Dexcom Gen 6 Professional) during and after surgery. Such a monitor has the potential of monitoring glucose levels continuously and in real-time, thus allowing better glucose management

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Device - Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM)

Apply Dexcom Gen 6 Professional CGM sensor at least 2.5 hours prior to surgery Configure CGM so that its measurements are blinded. Setup CGM to make continuous glucose measurements during and after surgery. Download CGM measurement data after study and compare measurements against glucose measurements made for clinical care.

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Continuous Glucose Monitoring During and After Surgery

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NCT02572856

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