Dexcom G6 Pro


See how Dexcom G6 Pro complements the personal Dexcom G6 CGM System and compares to its predecessor, the Dexcom G4 PLATINUM Professional CGM System. As of August 1, 2020, Dexcom G4 PLATINUM Professional is no longer sold.  

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Dexcom CGM Product Comparison

The Dexcom G6 Pro Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System builds upon the defining features and benefits of the Dexcom G4 PLATINUM Pro Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System, while introducing powerful elements to elevate your patients’ professional CGM experience and highlight the benefits of a personal CGM.

View the table below for a full, detailed breakdown of the differences:

Feature Dexcom G6 CGM System Dexcom G6 Pro CGM System Dexcom G4 PLATINUM Professional CGM System
Indication 2 years and older 2 years and older 18 years and older
Duration of Wear Up to 10 days Up to 10 days Up to 7 days
Calibration No Calibration Required No Calibration Required Calibrate at start and twice a day
Mode Unblinded Unblinded or Blinded Unblinded or Blinded
Dosing Non-adjunctive Non-adjunctive (Unblinded Mode Only) Adjunctive
Reporting Software
Reporting Software Dexcom Clarity Dexcom Clarity Dexcom Clarity or Dexcom STUDIO
Display (Unblinded Mode)
Device Smart device* or Receiver Smart phone* Receiver
Alerts & Alarm Customizable alerts, fixed Urgent Low Alarm, and advanced features Customizable alerts and a fixed Urgent Low Alarm (Unblinded Mode Only) Customizable alerts and a fixed Urgent Low Alarm (Unblinded Mode Only)
Use Reusable (up to 3 months) Single-use, disposable Reusable with cleaning (up to 6 months)
Start Manual Start Auto-start Manual Start
Acetaminophen Blocking Yes Yes No
Insertion Auto Auto Manual

*Patient must have a compatible smart phone for an unblinded mode session. To view a list of compatible devices, visit  

†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 and Dexcom G6 Pro readings.  

Dexcom G4 PLATINUM Professional CGM  

As of August 1, 2020, Dexcom no longer fulfills commercial receiver or transmitter orders for the Dexcom G4 PLATINUM Professional Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System. Dexcom will continue to sell Dexcom G4 PLATINUM Professional sensors and receiver shields until December 31, 2020. All limited warrantees will be honored as per package insert.  

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