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.


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  
Indication 2 years and older 2 years and older  
Duration of Wear Up to 10 days Up to 10 days  
Calibration No Calibration Required No Calibration Required  
Mode Unblinded Unblinded or Blinded  
Dosing Non-adjunctive Non-adjunctive (Unblinded Mode Only)  
Reporting Software
Reporting Software Dexcom Clarity Dexcom Clarity  
Display (Unblinded Mode)
Device Smart device* or Receiver Smart phone*  
Alerts & Alarm Customizable alerts, fixed Urgent Low Alarm, and advanced features Customizable alerts and a fixed Urgent Low Alarm (Unblinded Mode Only)  
Use Reusable (up to 3 months) Single-use, disposable  
Start Manual Start Auto-start  
Acetaminophen Blocking Yes Yes  
Insertion Auto Auto  


*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.

G6 Pro Training and Resources

Training & Resources

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