What is juvenile diabetes?

Juvenile diabetes is an older term for what is now known as type 1 diabetes. Type 1 diabetes is most often diagnosed in children and young adults whose bodies do not make insulin. Some symptoms include frequent urination, extreme thirst, hunger (even though a patient may be eating normally), fatigue, blurry vision, slow healing of cuts and bruises, and weight loss.

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How do you test for diabetes?

Diabetes can be diagnosed by testing the amount of sugar in the blood, either after fasting or after an oral glucose tolerance test, or by measuring the percent glycated hemoglobin (hemoglobin A1c or HbA1c) within the blood.
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Is G7 Continuous Glucose Monitor indicated for pediatric patients?

Yes, Dexcom G7 Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) system is indicated for pediatric patients two years and older with any type of diabetes.

Is Dexcom G6 indicated for use with pediatric-aged patients?

Yes, Dexcom G6 is indicated for children as young as 2 years old.

Who Is Dexcom G7 CGM for?

Dexcom G7 Continuous Glucose Monitor is for patients two years and older with any type of diabetes including type 1, type 2, or gestational diabetes.
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