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||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|
*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 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.
Frequently Asked Questions
Find the answers to frequently asked questions about Dexcom G6 Pro.