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Dexcom CLARITY

Dexcom CLARITY from Dexcom

Dexcom CLARITY is free diabetes therapy management software that can be used with personal Dexcom CGM products. There is an app and web platform for patients, and web platform for clinics.

For complete information, visit Dexcom.

App Category:
  • Device Manufacturer-Provided Companion Apps
Intended User:
  • Person with Diabetes

Using the app, individuals can:

  • view glucose level history and identify patterns
  • share glucose data with care clinics
  • receive weekly notifications
  • share trend reports via email
  • set glucose range goals and track progress.

Thank you to Jennifer Smith RD, LD, CDCES for the Practice Pearls


Bringing together all the data collected from the Dexcom CGM system, Clarity allows the person with diabetes to seamlessly link their data to healthcare providers. Beyond the glucose numbers, the value of Clarity ensures that adjustments to management strategies can be tailored to the need of the individual.

The pearls in practice and for use by the person with diabetes include:

  • Interactive reports – hover over data in the database and see notes, values, medication use and time of day.
  • Adjustable Target range – Individualize low to high target range to meet the needs of each person with diabetes.
  • Link from Dexcom G6 app direct to Clarity reports for individual user quick evaluation of statistics.
  • Clinical connection portal – Easy to connect data from the app to the Clinical Clarity account. No need to be in office, no need for physical upload.
  • Complimentary Clinic account – Free for clinical practice, ease of entering patient and secure invite sent via email to share data.
  • Improved time in range. Teaching point for office visit with use of Clarity - People with diabetes who analyze their own Clarity reports between visits spend more time in range. 
  • Data Security – Clinical accounts provide private and secure data evaluation for each patient with individual account links sent direct from the clinical database.
  • Comparison charts – View one time period compared to another after making adjustments to evaluate improved time in range vs room for additional adjustments.
  • Glucose Management Indicator (GMI) – An approximate view of what A1C may be based on average glucose from the past 2+ weeks of data.
  • Interpretation reimbursement – MD interpretation of Clarity Overview report is billable to Medicare or private insurers (CPT code 95251)
  • Compatible with Apple Health and Android

Diabetes Self-Management Education and Support (DSMES) is structured around seven diabetes self-care behaviors, known as the ADCES7 Self-Care Behaviors®. Diabetes care and education specialists can help you set priorities and work with you on improving your own management in each of the following areas:

  • Monitoring - Tracking data influencing diabetes outcomes.
  • Problem Solving - Identifying and solving issues for better diabetes outcomes.

Users need internet access to view and share glucose data in the Dexcom CLARITY app. The app is compatible with mobile devices operating on: 

  • iOS 13.0 and up 
  • Android OS 9.0 and up.

For successful data syncing, patients must:

  • use the Dexcom Mobile CGM app
  • have a smartphone with mobile internet access.

Is Dexcom Clarity Safe and Secure?

The CLARITY app does not share user data with third parties. Also, Dexcom encrypts user data during transit, ensuring its security from the device to the server.

Compatibility with Electronic Health Records (EHR) systems:
No
Health Provider Access to Patient Data:
Yes
Secure Messaging or Communication Channels:
No
Device Integrations:

Dexcom G6 and G7

IOS, Android, Computer Availability:
  • iOS
  • Android
  • Computer

The app cannot:

  • make changes to the Dexcom CGM (continuous glucose monitor) system
  • modify recorded CGM data
  • show real-time glucose data.

Use in Practice:

How Can I Use the DEXCOM CLARITY App in My Practice?

This app is for people with diabetes. Providers may access patient data using the Dexcom CLARITY clinic portal.

How Does the DEXCOM CLARITY App Benefit My Patients?

App users can view historical data to identify patterns in their glucose levels. CLARITY data may guide patients and their health care providers when adjusting activity levels, medications and eating patterns

Professional Portal Availability:

Dexcom CLARITY for professionals allows health care providers to view patient glucose data through a clinic portal. The desktop portal enables care partners to:

  • view an Ambulatory Glucose Profile (AGP)
  • generate comparison charts
  • analyze trend reports
  • have data-informed conversations with patients.

Users can securely share CLARITY data to their clinic’s portal by entering a clinic-corresponding code on the app to authorize data sharing.

The CLARITY app is free to download on Apple and Android devices. No license or subscription is needed.

  • Type 1 Diabetes
  • Type 2 Diabetes
  • Pediatric
  • Gestational

Compliance:
Dexcom’s Information Security Management System (ISMS) complies with ISO/IEC 27001:2013. 
Regulations:

Dexcom CLARITY is a Class II exempt medical device.

Frequent* Dexcom CLARITY viewers experience up to 15% increased time spent in range (70-180 mg/dl) compared to non-users.

*Frequent use is defined as four or more monthly log-ins to Dexcom CLARITY.

Source: Parker AS, Welsh J, Jimenez A, Walker T. Insights from big data (2): Benefits of self-guided retrospective review of continuous glucose monitoring reports. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2018;20(S1):A-27.


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This site and its services do not constitute the practice of medical advice, diagnosis or treatment. Always talk to your diabetes care and education specialist or health care provider for diagnosis and treatment, including your specific medical needs. If you have or suspect that you have a medical problem or condition, please contact a qualified health care professional immediately. To find a diabetes care and education specialist near you, visit the ADCES finder tool.

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