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What are the main differences between Dexcom G6 Pro and the Dexcom G6 Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System?

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Feature Dexcom G6 Pro Dexcom G6
System
Indication 2 years or older 2 years or older
Duration of wear Up to 10 days Up to 10 days
Calibration Not required Not required
eMode Unblinded or Blinded Unblinded
Dosing Non-adjunctive Non-adjunctive 
Retrospective
Software Dexcom CLARITY Dexcom CLARITY
Display (Unblinded mode)
Device Smartphone* Smartphone* 
Dexcom G6 App Basic features   Advanced features 
Transmitter
Use Disposable Reusable (up to 3 months)
Start Auto-start Manual start
Sensor
Acetaminophen Blocking Yes Yes 
Applicator
Insertion Auto Auto 

*Patient must have a compatible smart phone for an unblinded mode session. To view a list of compatible devices, visit dexcom.com/compatibility.
†Dexcom G6 and G6 Pro (when used in unblinded mode) readings can be used to make diabetes treatment decisions when taking up to a maximum acetaminophen dose of 1,000 mg every 6 hours. Taking a higher dose may affect Dexcom G6 readings.

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