How to Prescribe the Dexcom G6 CGM System

Getting your type 1 or type 2 patients with diabetes started on the Dexcom G6 CGM System is easy, and we have teams in place to support every step of the process.

Follow these two steps:

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Enter ‘Dexcom G6’ in your e-prescribing software and select the quantities and refills for each component.

2

Sign, order, and submit prescription to ASPN or your patients’ preferred local pharmacy.


 

What to Prescribe

 

Dexcom G6 Components

Patients or caregivers can insert the sensor with the auto-applicator, then snap in the transmitter. Then, they will be able to view glucose data from the transmitter via a patient's selected display device. The auto-applicator comes pre-loaded with sensor. 

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Dexcom G6 Receiver

Allows patients to view their real-time glucose data and trends. Dexcom G6 also enables patients to receive a suite of alerts, an Urgent Low alarm, and other notifications on their display device,* which can help warn them of high or low glucose levels.

Dexcom G6 Transmitter

Dexcom G6 Transmitter

Fastened on top of the sensor; sends data wirelessly to the wearer's compatible display device* (3-month lifespan).

Dexcom G6 CGM Auto Applicator

Dexcom G6 Auto-applicator

Provides simple sensor insertion at the push of a button. A patient can apply the sensor on their own by following the instructions for use.

Dexcom G6 Sensor

Dexcom G6 Sensor

Monitors interstitial glucose levels through a small wire inserted just underneath the skin, sending a signal to the transmitter (10-day lifespan).


 

WHO IS ASPN PHARMACIES?

Dexcom has partnered with ASPN Pharmacies, who will coordinate fulfillment with your patient at the pharmacy of your choice.

PRESCRIBE VIA FAX:

If you would like to submit your prescription via fax, please fax it to (866) 879-8150.

PRESCRIBE VIA PHONE:

If you would like to submit your prescription via phone, please call us at (888) 489-0221.


 

Alternate Prescribing Programs

VETERANS AFFAIRS


 

Voucher Offer—Up to $140 in Copay Savings!

Commercially insured patients may be eligible to save up to $140 in copays on Dexcom G6 components. If they have not activated their Dexcom G6 coupon card for discount, instruct them to them visit dexcom.com/pharmacyoffer or register for them.

ACTIVATE OFFER

 

† Eligibility Requirements: The savings programs are offered to commercially insured patients age 2 years and older ONLY. This program is NOT open to patients receiving prescription reimbursement under any federal-, state-, or government-funded healthcare program, such as Medicare, Medicare Advantage, Medicare Part D, Medicaid, Medigap, Veterans Affairs (VA), the Department of Defense (DoD) or TRICARE® or where prohibited by law. Please visit dexcom.com/pharmacyoffer for Program Terms, Conditions, and Eligibility Criteria. 

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Why Prescribe Dexcom CGM
for your patients?
 

Clinical evidence and professional society guidelines demonstrate
the benefits of Dexcom Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM).

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Real-Time CGM vs. Intermittently Scanned CGM

Clinical implications of real-time and intermittently scanned Continuous Glucose Monitoring

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Dexcom CGM Use helps Mitigates Hypoglycemia for Older Adults with Type 1 Diabetes

The WISDM study showed that Dexcom CGM use nearly halved the amount of time spent <70 mg/dL for older adults with T1D.

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Dexcom CGM use resulted in a 72% Reduction in Hypoglycemic Events

The HypoDE study showed that Dexcom CGM use significantly reduced hypoglycemia in patients with T1D who were treated with multiple daily insulin injections and at high risk for hypoglycemia.

Clinic Resources

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