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Dexcom Follow app for friends & family

The Dexcom G6 CGM System comes with a built-in Dexcom Share feature so you can let up to 10 people follow your glucose levels, giving you a circle of support. By downloading the Dexcom Follow app, Followers can view your glucose data directly from their smart device, whether they live down the street or across the country.*
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sharing glucose data with followers is associated with:

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MORE TIME-IN-RANGE1

Data shows that a greater number of Followers correlates with more time spent in range and less time <70 mg/dL.*
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PATIENT-REPORTED A1C IMPROVEMENTS2

People with Followers report that data sharing has played a role in lowering their A1C.*
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FEWER EPISODES OF HYPOGLYCEMIA2

People with Followers reported experiencing fewer episodes of hypoglycemia and feeling more confident in their ability to avoid and manage low glucose events.*
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IMPROVED AMOUNT OF QUALITY SLEEP2

A study of adults with diabetes showed that data sharing results in more quality sleep for the person with diabetes.
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GREATER WELL-BEING2

Dexcom users report data sharing gives them greater peace of mind and helps them feel less alone with their diabetes.
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REDUCED DIABETES DISTRESS2

1 out of 3 surveyed adults with T1D who shared their Dexcom glucose data with a Follower reported a reduction in diabetes distress.*

strength in numbers

Dexcom Warrior and professional football player Mark Andrews uses the Dexcom G6 to help manage his Type 1 diabetes, but as he says, “there are no perfect days.” Thanks to the Share feature and Follow app, Mark’s family was able to take action to get him the help he needed on one of those not so perfect days.* Here’s their story:
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only share what you want to share

We’ve designed the Share feature so that you can pick and choose what you want to share and with which Followers*:
  • Share your trend graph or just your glucose value
  • Enable Notifications for multiple glucose events, like High and Low
  • Or just use the Urgent Low Notification for an extra layer of support
Easily add and remove Followers, or change what information they receive, anytime
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for followers, it's simple to customize information

Being able to monitor a friend or loved one's glucose levels helps both the Follower and the Sharer have greater peace of mind.3,4 For those following your glucose data, they'll be able to modify notifications and check your status anytime, day or night, as long as you’ve allowed the access.
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If you're ready to take the next step, the process is simple. Provide us with a few details and we will contact you to begin your order.
* Internet connection and separate Follow app required. To view compatibility, visit www.dexcom.com/compatibility.
† Always depend on your G6 app to manage your diabetes, not your Followers. Always confirm your glucose information on your app, receiver, or blood glucose meter, before making any treatment decision.
1 Derdzinski M, Parker A, Puhr S, et al. DIABETOLOGIA; 2019: S391-S2. 2 Polonsky W, Fortmann, A. Diabetes Technology & Therapeutics. 2020; 23(4). doi: 10.1089/dia.2020.0466 3 Erie C, et al. Pediatr Diabetes. 2018;19(1):92-97. 4 Burckhardt MA, et al. Diabet Med. 2019;36(11):1453-9.
BRIEF SAFETY STATEMENT
Failure to use the Dexcom G6 Continuous Glucose Monitoring System (G6) and its components according to the instructions for use provided with your device and available at
https://www.dexcom.com/en-us/safety-information and to properly consider all indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions, and cautions in those instructions for use may result in you missing a severe hypoglycemia (low blood glucose) or hyperglycemia (high blood glucose) occurrence and/or making a treatment decision that may result in injury. If your glucose alerts and readings from the G6 do not match symptoms or expectations or you’re taking over the recommended maximum dosage amount of 1000mg of acetaminophen every 6 hours, use a blood glucose meter to make diabetes treatment decisions. Seek medical advice and attention when appropriate, including for any medical emergency.
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