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Save lives by improving access to continuous glucose monitors

Updating and simplifying Texas Medicaid coverage guidelines for continuous glucose monitors would improve diabetes care and quality of life for thousands of Texans.

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By Dr. Mandeep Bajaj, American Diabetes Association

Mandeep Bajaj, MBBS, FRCP serves as Vice Chair for Clinical Affairs in the Department of Medicine and a Professor of Medicine and Molecular and Cellular Biology at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, as well as the Chief of the Endocrinology Section at Baylor St Luke’s Medical Center and the Medical Director of both the Baylor St. Luke’s Medical Center Diabetes Program and the Baylor Medicine Endocrinology practice. He is president-elect, science & medicine, of the American Diabetes Association.

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“When diabetes is not appropriately monitored and managed, it can be costly to those living with diabetes and to the health care system.”