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Gary K.
Dexcom Warrior
Putting you back into control.

Dexcom G6 Features and Benefits

The Dexcom G6 Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System empowers you to make more informed decisions about your diabetes management by providing real-time glucose readings sent right to your smart device.*

Features of the Dexcom G6

The Dexcom G6 is a mobile CGM system including customizable alerts and the ability to share glucose data with up to 10 loved ones.

No calibration required

No need to calibrate with a blood glucose meter, eliminating the need for fingersticks.


‡ 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.

Long-life sensor

Approved for up to 10 days of use.






The Dexcom G6 sensor prevents clinically significant interference from acetaminophen.§




Simple sensor insertion with an auto-applicator||

One-button push insertion.



Urgent low soon alert

Receive a 20-minute advance warning of a potential severe hypoglycemic event (55 mg/dL).


Two alert schedules

Alerts can be customized for two periods of time within 24 hours (e.g., day and night schedules).


Vickie G.
Dexcom Warrior

“My A1C has never been lower … that’s the beauty of always knowing where you are.”

A recent study showed that Dexcom CGM lowered A1C and reduced frequency of hypoglycemia compared to self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG).1

Slim, Water-Resistant Sensor

Feel the difference of a thin, discreet and water-resistant sensor.** The Dexcom G6 now features an extended 10-day wear sensor, offering you more convenience and fewer interruptions to daily activities.

Keary C.
Dexcom Warrior

No Fingersticks! Best. News. Ever.

The Dexcom G6 eliminates fingersticks for calibration and diabetes treatment decisions.


‡ Fingersticks required for diabetes treatment decisions if symptoms or expectations do not match readings.

Keeping You Connected with Dexcom CLARITY

Managing diabetes can be complex. But with Dexcom CLARITY, diabetes data reporting and management are made simple. You’ll be able to view your data in easy-to-read graphs, view trends, statistics and day-by-day data, and even email them to your healthcare professional – right from the Dexcom CLARITY webpage.

Need Help? Dexcom Is Here for You.

Dexcom is committed to helping patients have a positive CGM experience and better diabetes management. From help getting started, to tutorials and FAQs, Dexcom can provide support and guidance for a better experience with Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM).

Dexcom CARE

Are you new to the Dexcom G6 CGM System? Or CGM in general? Our Dexcom CARE team can help you get started.

Technical Support

Our technical support team is available 24 hours a day; 7 days a week to help you with any technical issues that may arise.

Jordan Morris,
Pro soccer player, Dexcom Warrior

Take the Next Step

The Dexcom G6 is covered by most insurance plans. Getting started is simple, just provide a few details and we'll contact you to begin your order.

* For a list of compatible devices, visit


† Separate Follow App required.


‡ 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.


§ G6 readings can be used to make diabetes treatment decisions when taking up to a maximum acetaminophen dose of 1,000mg every 6 hours. Taking a higher dose may affect the G6 readings.


|| Data on file.


** The Dexcom G6 Sensor and Transmitter are water-resistant and may be submerged under eight feet of water for up to 24 hours without failure when properly installed.


1 Beck RW, Riddlesworth T, Ruedy K, et al. Effect of Continuous Glucose Monitoring on Glycemic Control in Adults With Type 1 Diabetes Using Insulin Injections: The DIAMOND Randomized Clinical Trial. JAMA. 2017;317(4):371-378.


2 Welsh JB, Gao P, Derdzinski M, et al. Accuracy, Utilization, and Effectiveness Comparisons of Different Continuous Glucose Monitoring Systems. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2019;21(3):128-132.


3 Wadwa RP, Laffel LM, Shah VN, Garg SK. Accuracy of a Factory-Calibrated, Real-Time Continuous Glucose Monitoring System During 10 Days of Use in Youth and Adults with Diabetes. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2018. 2018;20(6):395-402.


BRIEF SAFETY STATEMENT Failure to use the Dexcom G6 Continuous Glucose Monitoring System (G6) and its components according to the instructions for use provided with your device and available at and to properly consider all indications, contraindications, warnings, precautions, and cautions in those instructions for use may result in you missing a severe hypoglycemia (low blood glucose) or hyperglycemia (high blood glucose) occurrence and/or making a treatment decision that may result in injury. If your glucose alerts and readings from the G6 do not match symptoms or expectations or you’re taking over the recommended maximum dosage amount of 1000mg of acetaminophen every 6 hours, use a blood glucose meter to make diabetes treatment decisions. Seek medical advice and attention when appropriate, including for any medical emergency.


The web-based Dexcom CLARITY® software is intended for use by both home users and healthcare professionals to assist people with diabetes in the review, analysis, and evaluation of historical CGM data to support effective diabetes management. It is intended for use as an accessory to Dexcom CGM devices with data interface capabilities. Caution: The software does not provide any medical advice and should not be used for that purpose. Home users must consult a healthcare professional before making any medical interpretation and therapy adjustments from the information in the software. Caution: Healthcare professionals should use information in the software in conjunction with other clinical information available to them.