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What is a glucose sensor?

A glucose sensor is the part of a continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system that is inserted under the skin and measures your glucose (sugar) levels. It sends your glucose data wirelessly to the system receiver or a compatible smart device, so you can track your blood sugar highs and lows at regular intervals, and make informed treatment decisions. The Dexcom G6 CGM System is the only FDA-permitted CGM system that lets you make treatment decisions without pricking your finger.*

* If your glucose alerts and readings from the G6 do not match symptoms or expectations, use a blood glucose meter to make diabetes treatment decisions. 



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