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* If your glucose readings do not match symptoms, use a blood glucose meter to make treatment decisions.

No-scan glucose readings, with zero fingersticks*.

Dexcom’s latest innovation in CGM technology brings you the Dexcom G6. This integrated system monitors your patients’ glucose levels without fingersticks* and sends their number right to their phone or smartwatch – no scanning. The Dexcom G6 is factory calibrated, with no confirmatory fingersticks required.

* If your glucose alerts and readings from the G6 do not match symptoms or expectations, use a blood glucose meter to make diabetes treatment decisions.

The Dexcom G6 CGM System

Predictive and Proactive Alerts & Alarms

Customizable low- and high-glucose warnings, and the predictive Urgent Low Soon alert can notify patients when they’re heading out of range and before nighttime lows.

Remote Monitoring

With mobile apps, patients can easily monitor and share real-time glucose data with up to 5 followers – right on their smartphone or smartwatch.

Separate Follow App required.
For a list of compatible devices, visit www.dexcom.com/compatibility.

Exceptional Accuracy

With an overall MARD of 9.0%1, the Dexcom G6 is exceptionally accurate when making treatment decisions and during rapid rates of change – right when patients need it most.

How Dexcom G6® compares to the competition.

See which CGM is the most powerful diabetes management tool you can recommend to your patients.

Features Dexcom G6 FreeStyle Libre 14 day
Routine fingersticks needed No No
Continuous data availability Yes No (user must scan sensor)
Factory-calibrated Yes (can be manually calibrated) Yes
Indicated for use in diabetes treatment decisions Yes Yes
Age indication (years) 2+ 18+
Self-insertion and removal of sensor Yes Yes
Proactive/predictive alerts Yes No
Warmup period 2 hours 1 hour (confirmatory fingerstick required during first 12 hours of sensor use)
Sensor life 10 days 14 days
Meets requirements for integrated CGM device Yes No
Data sharing Yes

No

Mobile device connectivity Yes (iOS and Android) Yes (iOS only)
Medicare coverage Yes Yes
Performance Dexcom G6 FreeStyle Libre 14 day
Published MARD 9.0%* (overall) 10.1%*

Performance data is not from head-to-head studies.

* The information and data contained in this table were obtained from each manufacturer’s product user guide: Dexcom (Dexcom G6 CGM System User Guide, 2018); Abbott FreeStyle Libre 14 Day Flash Glucose Monitoring System, Summary of Safety and Effectiveness Data (SSED), July 2018; Medtronic (Guardian Connect System User Guide, 2018); Senseonics (Eversense CGM User Guide, 2018).
If glucose alerts and readings from the G6 do not match symptoms or expectations, use a blood glucose meter to make diabetes treatment decisions.
Fingersticks are required for treatment decisions when you see Check Blood Glucose symbol, during the first 12 hours of sensor use, when symptoms do not match system readings, when you suspect readings may be inaccurate, or when you experience symptoms that may be due to high or low blood glucose.
|| G6 readings can be used to make diabetes treatment decisions when taking up to a maximum acetaminophen dose of 1,000 mg every 6 hours. Taking a higher dose may affect the G6 readings.
MARD data shown based on calibrations every 12 hours; published MARD with calibration 3-4 times/day: 9.6% (abdomen); 8.9% (arm).

Features Dexcom G6 Guardian Connect
Routine fingersticks needed No Yes
Continuous data availability Yes Yes
Factory-calibrated Yes (can be manually calibrated) No (minimum of 2 fingerstick calibrations/day; 3-4 recommended)
Indicated for use in diabetes treatment decisions Yes No
Age indication (years) 2+ 14-75
Self-insertion and removal of sensor Yes Yes
Proactive/predictive alerts Yes Yes
Warmup period 2 hours 2 hours
Sensor life 10 days 7 days
Meets requirements for integrated CGM device Yes No
Data sharing Yes Yes
Mobile device connectivity Yes (iOS and Android) Yes (iOS only)
Medicare coverage Yes No
Performance Dexcom G6 Guardian Connect
Published MARD 9.0%* (overall) 10.6%* (abdomen)9.1%* (arm)

Performance data is not from head-to-head studies.

* The information and data contained in this table were obtained from each manufacturer’s product user guide: Dexcom (Dexcom G6 CGM System User Guide, 2018); Abbott FreeStyle Libre 14 Day Flash Glucose Monitoring System, Summary of Safety and Effectiveness Data (SSED), July 2018; Medtronic (Guardian Connect System User Guide, 2018); Senseonics (Eversense CGM User Guide, 2018).
If glucose alerts and readings from the G6 do not match symptoms or expectations, use a blood glucose meter to make diabetes treatment decisions.
Fingersticks are required for treatment decisions when you see Check Blood Glucose symbol, during the first 12 hours of sensor use, when symptoms do not match system readings, when you suspect readings may be inaccurate, or when you experience symptoms that may be due to high or low blood glucose.
|| G6 readings can be used to make diabetes treatment decisions when taking up to a maximum acetaminophen dose of 1,000 mg every 6 hours. Taking a higher dose may affect the G6 readings.
MARD data shown based on calibrations every 12 hours; published MARD with calibration 3-4 times/day: 9.6% (abdomen); 8.9% (arm).

Features Dexcom G6 Eversense CGM System
Routine fingersticks needed No Yes
Continuous data availability Yes Yes
Factory-calibrated Yes (can be manually calibrated) No (2 calibrations/day required)
Indicated for use in diabetes treatment decisions Yes No
Age indication (years) 2+ 18+
Self-insertion and removal of sensor Yes No (requires surgical incision and removal by a trained physician)
Proactive/predictive alerts Yes Yes
Warmup period 2 hours 24 hours; daily 15-minute transmitter recharge
Sensor life 10 days 90 days
Meets requirements for integrated CGM device Yes No
Data sharing Yes Yes
Mobile device connectivity Yes (iOS and Android) Yes
Medicare coverage Yes No
Performance Dexcom G6 Eversense CGM System
Published MARD 9.0%* (overall) 8.5%*, 9.6%*

Performance data is not from head-to-head studies.

* The information and data contained in this table were obtained from each manufacturer’s product user guide: Dexcom (Dexcom G6 CGM System User Guide, 2018); Abbott FreeStyle Libre 14 Day Flash Glucose Monitoring System, Summary of Safety and Effectiveness Data (SSED), July 2018; Medtronic (Guardian Connect System User Guide, 2018); Senseonics (Eversense CGM User Guide, 2018).
If glucose alerts and readings from the G6 do not match symptoms or expectations, use a blood glucose meter to make diabetes treatment decisions.
Fingersticks are required for treatment decisions when you see Check Blood Glucose symbol, during the first 12 hours of sensor use, when symptoms do not match system readings, when you suspect readings may be inaccurate, or when you experience symptoms that may be due to high or low blood glucose.
|| G6 readings can be used to make diabetes treatment decisions when taking up to a maximum acetaminophen dose of 1,000 mg every 6 hours. Taking a higher dose may affect the G6 readings.
MARD data shown based on calibrations every 12 hours; published MARD with calibration 3-4 times/day: 9.6% (abdomen); 8.9% (arm).

Results that speak for themselves.

Studies show that Dexcom use results in significant benefits for patients.

Video: Type 1 Diabetes CGM Clinical Evidence Video

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Proven Outcomes

Diamond study shows Dexcom CGM System use results in significant benefits for MDI patients.

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Clinical Evidence

Review evidence demonstrating the impact continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) use can have on glycemic control and variability.

* If your glucose alerts and readings from the G6 do not match symptoms or expectations, use a blood glucose meter to make diabetes treatment decisions.
Separate Follow App required.
For a list of compatible devices, visit www.dexcom.com/compatibility.
1 Dexcom G6 CGM System User Guide, 2018.

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