CGMS Gold: The first CGM device ever from Medtronic.
Seen in the picture is Ms. Jayasree Ajith (currently the Manager and Chief DTMS Officer at Jothydev’s Diabetes Research Center, Trivandrum).
In 2005 she was the diabetes technology nurse who trained patients on CGMS Gold.
Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) technologies and its commercial availability
has revolutionized the monitoring of glucose with the introduction of professional CGMS.
CGMS Gold was the first professional CGM to be approved by the U.S Food and Drug
Administration in 1999. JDC started using CGMS Gold in 2005. Though primarily a
research tool, we found its potent benefits in T2DM patients in making effective
therapeutic decisions provided the instructions and calibrations were carried out
meticulously. Jothydev’s is in the forefront of diabetes technologies launching
insulin pumps in 2004, CGMS Gold in 2005 and subsequently all the newer technologies
and the journey continue through the year 2020.