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What are some of the main differences between Dexcom G6 Pro and Dexcom G4 PLATINUM Pro?

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Feature Dexcom G6 Pro Dexcom G4 PLATINUM Pro
System
Indication 2 years or older 18 years or older
Duration of wear Up to 10 days Up to 7 days
Calibration Not required At start and twice a day
Mode Unblinded or Blinded Unblinded or Blinded
Dosing Non-adjunctive Adjunctive
Retrospective
Retrospective Dexcom CLARITY Dexcom CLARITY or Dexcom Studio
Display (Unblinded mode)
Device Smartphone* Receiver
Alerts & Alarms (Unblinded mode) Yes Yes
Transmitter
Use Disposable Reusable with cleaning (up to 6 months)
Start Auto-start Manual start
Sensor
Acetaminophen Blocking Yes No
Applicator
Insertion Auto Manual

*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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