Can Dexcom G6 go through airport security?

When wearing your Dexcom G6, you can go through metal detectors or hand wand searched when going through airport security. If these aren’t available, pat-downs and visual inspections are other methods that can be used without worrying about damaging your CGM supplies.
Because we have not tested every full body scanner and x-ray machine or know the damage that they may cause your Dexcom G6, we recommend a hand wand search or a full body pat down and visual inspection instead.
Don’t put your Dexcom G6 CGM System components through x-ray machines. Place all components in a separate bag before handing over to the Security Officer. For other medical supplies, such as medications, meters, and strips, check manufacturer instructions or contact the airport directly.
The Airport Operators Association states that when you are travelling with a medical device, like your Dexcom G6, you should bring medical evidence, such as a letter from your medical practitioner. Let the Screening Officer know that you have a medical device when you enter the screening area. Be sure to mention that the sensor can’t be removed because it’s inserted under the skin. Private screening areas should also be available upon request.
Be sure to follow the instructions in the Using Your G6 Guide related to travelling with your Dexcom G6. This page only covers the Dexcom G6 CGM System. It doesn’t cover steps you need to take when travelling with your compatible smart device. See your smart device’s user guide for travel tips.

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