The Dexcom CGM Difference
The Dexcom CGM systems give you a full picture of your glucose numbers and trends to help you better manage your diabetes, so you can live a healthier, more confident life.
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Real-time Glucose Readings.

No finger pricks*. No scanning.
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Exceptional Accuracy

Better informed treatment desicions.
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Intuitive Features.

Customisable alerts.
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Proven Results.

Lower HbA1C. More time-in-range.1–5
*Finger pricks required for diabetes treatment decisions if symptoms or expectations do not match readings.

Find the Right Dexcom CGM for You

Whatever your diabetes needs are, we have a Real-Time CGM for you. Explore our range of products.
Dexcom G6 CGM for T1 Diabetes using Connected Insulin Therapy
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Dexcom G6 Sensor

Dexcom G7 Sensor

10-day lifespan
10-day lifespan
Small sensor
Smallest Dexcom sensor
All-in-one sensor and transmitter
2-hour warm up
30-minute warm up
12-hour grace period
Water resistance 2.4m - up to 24 hours
Waterproof 2.4m - up to 24 hours

Alerts

Alerts

Customisable sound and volume
Customisable sound and volume
High and Low alerts
High and Low alerts
Urgent Low alert
Urgent Low alert
Delay 1st alert
Silent mode
Alert schedule
Alert schedule

Apps

Apps

Dexcom G6 app
Dexcom G7 app
Follow app§ – circle of support (max 10)
Follow app§ – circle of support (max 10)
Clarity app – healthcare professionals
Clarity app – healthcare professionals

Connectivity

Connectivity

Smartphone iOS and Android**
Smartphone iOS and Android**
Smartwatch when connected with a smartphone
Smartwatch when connected with a smartphone
Dexcom Receiver
Dexcom Receiver
Seamless integration with a selection of insulin pumps
Integrates with Tandem t:slim X2 insulin pump

Wear Location

Wear Location
Back of arm
Back of arm
Abdomen
Abdomen
Upper buttocks (children only 2-17 years)
Upper buttocks (children only 2-6 years)
* For a list of compatible devices, visit dexcom.com/compatibility.
** Compatible device required for CGM data on smartwatch.
References:
* Finger pricks required for diabetes treatment decisions if symptoms or expectations do not match readings.
** Compatible Device required for CGM data on smartwatch. For a list of compatible devices, visit
dexcom.com/compatibility.
† Dexcom G6 and Dexcom G7
User Guides.
‡ Discuss with your HCP on how to use CGM information to manage diabetes.
§ Compatible insulin-delivery device sold separately. Internet connectivity required for data sharing. Following requires the use of the Follow App. Followers should always confirm readings on the Dexcom G6 App, Dexcom G7 App or Receiver before making treatment decisions.
‖ Dexcom G6 is compatible with a selection of insulin pumps, including the Tandem t:slim, Omnipod 5 and CamAPS FX.
¶ Internet connection required to send data to Dexcom Clarity.
1 Beck RW, et al. JAMA. 2017;317(4):371-378.
2 Welsh JB, et al. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2024;18(1):143-147.
3 Laffel LM, et al. JAMA. 2020;323(23):2388-2396.
4 Beck RW, et al. Ann Intern Med. 2017;167(6):365-374.
5 Lind M, et al. Diabetes Care. 2021;44(1):141-149.

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