Patients on multiple daily injections (MDI) insulin therapy and Dexcom CGM saw greater A1C reduction than those on pump therapy and self-monitoring of blood glucose (SMBG).1
Medicare now provides coverage for therapeutic CGM systems (those approved for use in making diabetes treatment decisions). The Dexcom G5® Mobile CGM System is the first and only mobile-enabled CGM system covered as a Medicare benefit.
Our Chairman and CEO, Kevin Sayer, was on Mad Money with Jim Cramer to discuss our CGM technology and the successful year Dexcom had in 2018.
November is National Diabetes Awareness Month, a time when communities across the country bring attention to the impact and treatment of diabetes.
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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.