Are Dexcom transmitters waterproof?
The Dexcom G6 CGM System's transmitters are water resistant. The G6 Sensor Pod is water resistant when the transmitter is installed properly. The receiver is not water resistant or waterproof, and can be damaged if moisture gets inside it. Water can also severely limit communication range with the G6, so you never want to prevent communication between the transmitter and display devices. This could cause the receiver to become damaged and a patient to miss a severe low or high blood glucose event or make a treatment decision that can result in injury. There is more information available in the Dexcom G6 CGM System User Guide.
Can I get Dexcom G7 Continuous Glucose Monitor wet?
The Dexcom G7 CGM sensor is waterproof up to 8 feet (2.4 meters). *,1 You can also get the sensor wet while bathing, showering, or swimming.
How long does the Dexcom G6 transmitter last?
The transmitter battery is good for 3 months. We recommend that you have your next transmitter in hand within 3 months of starting your previous transmitter.
How should I go through airport security with Dexcom G6?
Dexcom G6 is designed to not impact your travel. Learn more about going through airport security with your Dexcom G6.
Will using Dexcom G6 change my daily diabetes management routine?
If you’re already familiar with continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) systems, the Dexcom G6 CGM System may or may not notably affect your day-to-day routine.