Dexcom G6

The Dexcom G6 from Dexcom, Inc.

The Dexcom G6 CGM is a real-time, integrated Continuous Glucose Monitoring System (iCGM) that is authorized to work inter-operably with a range of connected insulin pen and hybrid closed-loop system partners. It features a 10-day sensor and requires no finger sticks (however, if glucose alerts and readings from Dexcom G6 do not match symptoms or expectations, users are advised to use a blood glucose meter to make diabetes treatment decisions). Approved for patients ages 2 years and older.

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Sensor Duration:
10 days
Warmup Time:
2 hours with no exceptions
Approved For Children:
Indicated for 2 years and older
Share Follow Capability:
Remote monitoring – Dexcom Share and Follow with up to 10 followers with night mode available.
Fingerstick Calibration Required:
No fingersticks required (however, if glucose alerts and readings from this device do not match symptoms or expectations, users are advised to use a blood glucose meter to make diabetes treatment decisions).
Customizable Alerts Alarms:
Customizable alerts and alarms for hypo and hyperglycemia for patient and caregivers. Alert profiles can be set for different times of day and customizable sounds for alerts and discretion. Urgent "Low Soon" Alert that predicts severe hypoglycemia within 20 minutes.

Overall 9% MARD
Covered By Medicare:
Recommended Placement:
Abdomen (indicated for patients age 2 years and older) or the upper buttocks (ages 2-17 years)

Additional Details:

Transmitter Sensor Size:
1.8 x 1.2 x 0.6 in
Receiver Size:
4.2 x 2.5 x 0.55 in
Transmitter: 3 month battery. Receiver: rechargeable (with a one year warranty)
Transmitter Range:
Continuous Data Transmission:
Yes, displays results every five minutes

HCP Information

Patient Information

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  • Phone Support 1-877-339-2664. The Dexcom CAREline is for practitioners and Dexcom users. During business hours, choose the Education and Training option to speak with a diabetes educator who can answer questions. A technical support option is available 24/7 at this same number.

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