What is the Dexcom G6 Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System?
The Dexcom G6 is Dexcom’s latest generation continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system. Unlike previous generations, this CGM system is factory-calibrated—so no fingersticks are required.* The Dexcom G6 is comprised of a sensor, transmitter and display device (receiver and/or compatible smart device)**. The system features a redesigned, one-touch auto-applicator and sleek, discreet transmitter. The Dexcom G6 sends glucose readings to a compatible smart device or the Dexcom receiver every 5 minutes. The Dexcom G6 is indicated for patients ages 2 and older.
*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.
** To view the latest supported devices, visit www.dexcom.com/compatibility.
What are the main differences between Dexcom G7 and Dexcom G6?
Learn about the new features of Dexcom G7 CGM and how it differs from Dexcom G6.
What is the Dexcom G6 Pro Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System?
The Dexcom G6 Pro Continuous Glucose Monitoring System is the latest professional CGM system created by Dexcom for healthcare providers
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 main differences in the Dexcom G6 app features between the Dexcom G6 CGM System and Dexcom G6 Pro CGM System?
he Dexcom G6 app will automatically configure which features are available for a user…