Glucose Monitoring and Insulin Delivering Technologies

Glucose Monitoring Technologies for the Management of Insulin-Dependent Diabetes

Project Status:Complete

Knowledge User(s)

Alberta Health, British Columbia Ministry of Health

Funding Source(s)

  • Alberta Health Services
  • British Columbia Ministry of Health

Project Objectives

To answer the following: (1) What is the clinical effectiveness of glucose monitors?; (2) What are patients' perspectives and experiences with using glucose monitors?; and (3) What is the cost effectiveness and potential budget impact of using glucose monitors in comparison to current usual care (i.e. self-monitored blood glucose) to manage glucose levels?

Research Approach

Environmental Scan, Review of Guidelines, Systematic Review

Project Lead(s)

Fiona Clement

Position: University of Calgary

Fiona Clement has extensive training in Health Services Research, Health Economics and Health Policy. She is the Director of the Health Technology Assessment Unit within the O’Brien Institute of Public Health, University of Calgary; a policy responsive research unit that completes evidence synthesis, economic evaluations, health technology assessments and reassessments in response to decision-makers’ needs. Her research interests include drug and non-drug technology reimbursement and cost containment policy, evidence in decision-making, and evidence in health policy development.

Dr. Clement was selected as the Canadian Harkness fellow in 2014; a unique opportunity to study US healthcare policy. She has also received the Maurice McGregor Award for outstanding leadership and excellence in HTA in Canada. She is the first from Alberta to be awarded either of these awards. As a result, in 2015, she was named one of Calgary’s Top 40 under 40 for her work in health policy.

Fiona Clement

University of Calgary

Fiona Clement has extensive training in Health Services Research, Health...

Project Outputs

Report #1

Report #2 (under embargo)