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Is it painful to insert a Dexcom ONE sensor?

Last Updated · September 28, 2021

The Dexcom auto applicator was designed for easier, more consistent sensor insertions. According to a survey of Dexcom users, 84% reported that the initial sensor insertion was painless, and 100% reported that the applicator was easy to use1.

1 Shah V LL, Wadwa P, et al. Performance of a Factory-Calibrated Real-Time Continuous Glucose Monitoring System Utilizing an Automated Sensor Applicator. Diabetes Technology and Therapeutics. 2018;20(6).

5-step learning journey

Discover education resources, organised in a 5-step journey, to learn key information about your Dexcom ONE CGM system, from getting started, your first 10 days, to using Dexcom ONE in the long run.

Step 1: The basics of CGM
Step 2: Getting started
Step 3: Your first 10 days
Step 4: Using Dexcom ONE in the long run
Step 5: Understand your Diabetes trends