Dexcom G6 CGM System

How do patients help keep their sensors on for the full 10-day wear?

Dexcom sensors are manufactured with a special adhesive to help them stick to patients’ skin after sensor insertion. Adhesive supplements may also be used.

How do patients remove their sensors?

If patients experience difficulty removing the sensor from their skin, these products and techniques may help:

General Removal Techniques

What are the main differences between Dexcom G5 Mobile and G6?

The Dexcom G6 is the latest generation of CGM available from Dexcom. New features include factory calibration, a 10-day sensor wear period, a one-touch auto-applicator, a new “Urgent Low Soon” Alert, acetaminophen blocking* and a discreet, low-profile wearable transmitter.

*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.

Is this product indicated for Pediatrics?

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

Is the G6 covered by Medicare?

Yes. The Dexcom G6 is now available for patients who meet the Medicare coverage criteria. 

Will Dexcom CLARITY work with G6?

Yes, G6 does work with CLARITY. Patients will not need to register again nor download a new CLARITY App if they have already established an account. If you are already sharing with your clinic, the clinic will not need to reconnect.

What is the Dexcom G6 Upgrade Program?

The targeted ship date for the Dexcom G6 CGM System is June 4th, 2018. Dexcom will provide a seamless upgrade program so that all customers can migrate to our newest CGM system as soon as possible.

New Customers

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