NEW Dexcom G6 Continuous Glucose Monitoring – AMSL Diabetes
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NEW Dexcom G6 Continuous Glucose Monitoring

Dexcom G6 is the latest technology in the Dexcom continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) range. The outstanding accuracy of Dexcom G6 allows you to make treatment decisions with no calibrations required, which means zero fingerpricks‡!   

With Dexcom G6, you can see your current glucose level and where it’s heading with just a glance at your compatible smart device* or receiver. Real-time readings can also be seen by up to 5 of your loved ones for added peace of mind+!

Dexcom G6 is 28% slimmer than the previous generations of Dexcom CGM and indicated for 10 days of wear!

Try the NEW Dexcom G6 Continuous Glucose Monitoring System for 30 days for $350 (valued at $730)!

Features

Zero Fingerpricks or Scanning Required‡!

The need for blood glucose meter calibrations is eliminated, meaning you can make treatment decisions with absolutely zero fingerpricks

Longer Life Sensor

Indicated to wear for up to 10 days

Slimmer, Water Resistant† Device

A slim, water-resistant sensor that is discreet and easy to wear

Urgent Low Soon Alert

Provides a 20-minute advance warning ahead of an urgent low

Customisable Alerts and Alarms

Set your range and get notified when you’re heading high or low with 2 groups of alert schedules

Outstanding Accuracy1

Even greater accuracy than our previous generation, offering you reliable results

How it works?

  • Simple auto-applicator – a one-touch applicator easily inserts a small sensor just beneath the skin
  • Sensor and transmitter – a slim sensor continuously measures glucose levels just beneath the skin and sends data wirelessly to a display device through a transmitter
  • Display device – a small touch screen receiver or compatible smart device* displays real-time glucose data

How to Order

Want to make an order? visit our online shop to make your purchase here. Alternatively, if you’d like to complete an order form, you can complete the Dexcom G6 Order Form. To learn more about our new Dexcom G6 All-Rounder Subscription Program where you can save $1600 annually click here.

  1. • Speak to your healthcare professional to enquire if Dexcom CGM is right for you
  2. • If you're ready to purchase, you can order the Dexcom G6 on our online shop
  3. • All consecutive orders can also be placed on our online shop
  4. • The Dexcom G6 System is available on our new Dexcom G6 All-Rounder Subscription Program where you can save $1600 annually!

Frequently Asked Questions

For additional resources, please visit our resources page or contact AMSL Diabetes on 1300 851 056.

How does Dexcom G6 work?

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 via Bluetooth to a compatible display device*. 
Additionally with Dexcom Share, you can share your data in real-time to up to 5 followers+.

 

For a list of all compatible smart devices, please visit http://www.dexcom.com/dexcom-international-compatibility.


Is Dexcom G6 compatible with any insulin pumps?
The Dexcom G6 System is not currently compatible with any approved insulin pumps in Australia however can be used as a standalone system.

Do I need to buy a Dexcom Receiver if I plan to use my phone?

Dexcom G6 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.


How long do the Transmitter and Sensor last?

The Dexcom G6 Transmitter battery will last 3 months and has a 3 month warranty from the activation date.

A single Dexcom G6 sensor is indicated for 10 days of use.


What is the Dexcom Sensor adhesive made of?

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.


Is Dexcom G6 waterproof?

The Dexcom Receiver is not water resistant however the Dexcom Transmitter and Sensor are water resistant up to 2.4m for 24 hours (IPX8).


Will Dexcom G6 work with CLARITY?

Dexcom G6 is compatible with CLARITY.

Using your CGM data, Dexcom CLARITY can highlight glucose patterns, trends and statistics. You can share data with your clinic and monitor improvements between visits.

 


Will I need a new app or can I continue using the Dexcom G5 Mobile App?

The G6 app needs to be downloaded in order for Dexcom G6 to work.
You can install the app from your app store; for Apple and for Android devices. If you have the Dexcom G5 Mobile App installed on your device, delete this before installing the Dexcom G6 App.


What training materials will I receive with my first Dexcom G6 order?

With your first order you will receive the Instructions for use (IFU) bundle which contains:

      • Using your G6 Guide
      • Start Here Guide
      • Dexcom Contact Sheet
      • Guide to access Clarity

When you’re ready to begin, the Dexcom app will guide you step by step to help you get started.  For more resources visit our resources web page found here.


Is the Dexcom G6 System on the NDSS Subsidy Initiative?

No, the Dexcom G6 System is not available on the NDSS Subsidy Initiative at this time. However, both the Dexcom G5 Mobile System and the Dexcom G4 PLATINUM System are available on the CGM Subsidy Initiative. 

For more information click here


Dexcom G6 CGM

References and Important Risk Information

*The Dexcom G6 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

†The Dexcom G6 Sensor and Transmitter are water resistant and may be submerged under 2.4 metres of water for up to 24 hours without failure when properly installed.

‡ If your glucose alerts and readings from the G6 do not match symptoms or expectations, use a blood glucose meter to make diabetes treatment decisions.

¶ Compared to the Dexcom G5 Mobile CGM System.

+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.

§ Dexcom G6 readings can be used to make diabetes treatment decisions when taking up to a maximum paracetamol dose of 1,000mg every 6 hours. Taking a higher dose may affect the glucose readings.

1. Wadwa RP, Laffel LM, Shah VN, Garg SK. Accuracy of a Factory-Calibrated, Real-Time Continuous Glucose Monitoring System During 10 Days of Use in Youth and Adults with Diabetes. Diabetes Technol Ther. 2018.

Dexcom, Dexcom G5 Mobile, Dexcom G6, Dexcom Share and Dexcom CLARITY are registered trademarks of Dexcom, Inc. in the United States and/or other countries. ARTG 330535.

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