What is low blood glucose?

Low blood glucose, also known as low blood sugar or hypoglycemia, is when a person’s blood glucose levels fall below 70 mg/dL. Symptoms of hypoglycemia can set in quickly and can include shakiness, anxiety, cold sweats, confusion, fast heartbeat, dizziness, hunger, sleepiness, blurred vision, headaches, exhaustion, and even seizures or loss of consciousness.

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What is a normal blood glucose level?

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How is Dexcom CGM different from a blood glucose meter?

The traditional method of measuring glucose levels requires a fingerstick using a blood glucose meter (BGM). BGMs provide a glucose reading at a single point in time. The key difference between Dexcom CGM and BGM is that Dexcom CGM provides glucose readings throughout the day and night, including glucose speed and direction arrows that empower wearers with more information for more informed decision making*.

What are the benefits of CGM (Continuous Glucose Monitoring)?

Learn about the benefits of using a CGM (continuous glucose monitoring) system for diabetes, including improved glycemic control and no fingersticks.
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