Fully subsidised through the NDSS CGM Subsidy Initiative!
The Dexcom G5 Mobile System gives you the freedom to view your glucose levels, trends and data from your compatible smart device or/and your t:slim X2™ Insulin Pump!*
Better yet, with Dexcom G5 Mobile, you can make treatment decisions without pricking your finger.^
The Australian Government is providing fully subsidised CGM through the National Diabetes Service Scheme (NDSS) for people with type 1 diabetes that are eligible under the program. This includes those under 21 living with diabetes and those over 21 with concessional status. Individuals can access Dexcom G6 CGM‡ (those who are eligible and also use the t:slim X2 insulin pump with Basal-IQ™ technology) and the Dexcom G5 Mobile CGM system. For more information on the initiative and for the complete list of eligibility requirements, visit our CGM Subsidy Initiative page.
Already eligible and wanting to switch over to Dexcom CGM? Your healthcare professional will be able to submit a switch form on your behalf to the NDSS. You can find the switch (update access) form here to take to your appointment with your healthcare professional.
Receive Alarms and Alerts Right on your Mobile Device for added Peace of Mind
With the Dexcom G5 Mobile CGM System, you’ll be alerted directly on your phone or/and t:slim X2 Insulin Pump when you’re heading too high or too low so that you can avoid hyper or hypoglycaemic events. Alerts and alarm sounds can also be customised to appear as a push notification, allowing for additional discretion and privacy.
Adjust your Insulin without Fingerpricks*
With Dexcom G5 Mobile, you can eliminate the need for confirmatory fingerpricks, for daily glucose management decisions.
Share your CGM Data with Loved Ones
Through secure wireless connections, the Dexcom G5 Mobile CGM System allows remote viewing of glucose levels, trends and data between the person with diabetes and their spouse, grandparent or other loved ones from their compatible smart device. This provides you with added support and peace of mind!
Track Your Actions on Your Mobile Device
Now you can keep track of events that affect your glucose levels on your mobile device. The Dexcom G5 Mobile CGM System provides a platform to enter customisable events, giving you the ability to track how your daily activities influence your glucose trends.
The Dexcom G5 Mobile System is not compatible with the latest t:slim X2 insulin pump with Basal-IQ technology.
The Australian Government is now providing access to fully subsidised continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) products through the National Diabetes Services Scheme (NDSS) which includes both the Dexcom G5 Mobile System and the Dexcom G6 CGM System for t:slim X2 insulin pump users. For more information, see our brochure.
Subsidised access to Dexcom G5 Mobile and Dexcom G6‡ sensors and transmitters is available through the NDSS to individuals, living with type 1 diabetes, who meet specific criteria. For more information please visit www.ndss.com.au/CGM.
A very fine sensor is placed under the skin and measures glucose levels in the interstitial fluid and can provide data up to 288 times in a 24 hour period.
A transmitter that is placed on top of the sensor and sends data wirelessly to a compatible display device. This may be the Dexcom G5 App on your smart device, the Dexcom G5 Receiver or the t:slim X2 insulin pump^. Additionally with Dexcom G5 Share, you can share your data in real-time to up to 5 followers.
The Dexcom G5 Mobile CGM System features Bluetooth® wireless technology in the transmitter that enables direct transmission of CGM data to a t:slim X2™ insulin pump/Receiver OR a compatible Android or Apple smart device. For a list of all compatible smart devices, please visit http://www.dexcom.com/dexcom-international-compatibility.
Dexcom G5 Mobile is compatible with Android and Apple devices without the need for a Dexcom Receiver. For a list of all compatible devices, please visit http://www.dexcom.com/dexcom-international-compatibility.
The Dexcom G5 Mobile Transmitter battery will last 3 months from the date of activation (this 3 month period is covered under warranty). A single Dexcom CGM sensor is approved for 7 days of use.
It is a pressure sensitive acrylic adhesive coated on top of a polyester spun lace fabric. The housing is attached with cyanoacrylate glue from Loctite. Both are medical grade materials. There are no latex or bovine components in the adhesive.
The Dexcom Receiver is not water resistant however the Dexcom Transmitter and Sensor are water resistant up to 2.4m for 24 hours (IPX8).
The Dexcom G5 Mobile App now supports Apple Watch as an additional display device. It can be used to discreetly view your glucose reading, trend arrow and trend graph. In order to get started on the Dexcom G5 Mobile on your Apple Watch, you will need to use the Watch app located on your compatible iPhone. For a list of all compatible devices, please visit http://www.dexcom.com/dexcom-international-compatibility.
*The Dexcom G5 Mobile CGM transmitter can only be paired with one medical device (either a Dexcom receiver or the t:slim X2 Insulin Pump) and one compatible mobile device (phone or tablet) at the same time. To view a list of compatible smart devices, visit www.dexcom.com/dexcom-international-compatibility
^A fingerprick is needed every 12 hours to calibrate. If your glucose alerts and readings do not match your symptoms or expectations or you are taking medications containing paracetamol, you should obtain a fingerprick to confirm your blood glucose level. If symptoms persist, please contact your healthcare professional.
+Followers must separately download the Dexcom Follow App to view shared glucose information. A stable internet connection is needed to enable this Dexcom Share feature
‡ The Dexcom G6 is only compatible with the t:slim X2 insulin pump with Basal-IQ™ Technology. For more information on how to upgrade your existing pump, please contact us.
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