Dexcom CGM

By Mallory Hackett 11:24 am September 23, 2020
Dexcom’s G6 continuous glucose monitoring system will now be available at no cost for qualifying veterans through all U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs pharmacies, the company announced Tuesday. To qualify for a Dexcom G6 completely covered by the VA, patients must have diabetes mellitus, subscribe to an insulin regimen that requires three or more injections a day and four or more blood glucose...
By Brian Dolan 04:25 pm June 6, 2016
Next month the FDA is hosting a public advisory committee meeting to discuss a change to the intended use of Dexcom's G5 Mobile Continuous Glucose Monitoring System (CGM) device that would allow the company to market the G5 as a CGM patients can base treatment decisions on. Currently, Dexcom's CGMs are considered adjunctive devices, which means they carry an asterisk that notes they are intended...
By Aditi Pai 08:22 am August 25, 2015
The FDA has approved San Diego, California-based Dexcom for a Bluetooth-enabled continuous glucose monitor (CGM), called the G5 Mobile CGM system. Correction: A previous version of this article incorrectly stated the device had a 510(k) clearance when in fact it had a PMA approval. Unlike the company's previous connected CGM devices, the G5 Mobile CGM System has Bluetooth built right in to the...
By Jonah Comstock 07:25 am August 11, 2015
The old Dexcom Share, with charging cradle. DexCom has partnered with Google Life Sciences to develop the next generation of DexCom's CGM -- a device that is "the size of a dime", less expensive than current CGMs, and that the companies hope will eventually replace the fingerstick glucometer. The device is not just for people with Type 1 diabetes but also for those with Type 2 diabetes. "Our...