How Can a Professional CGM Help You?

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Arvind Sommi CGMs provide information that you can use to improve your blood glucose. If you don’t currently use a CGM, your healthcare team can offer you a “professional” CGM to use for a week or two so that you can see how to increase […]

So You Got a CGM – Now What?

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Katie Mahoney, Hanna Gutow, and Diana Isaacs If you just got a continuous glucose monitoring system, you may be wondering how to use it most effectively and how to understand your glucose data. Read our tips, tricks, and things to consider. Congratulations – you got a […]

Want to Try Continuous Glucose Monitoring?

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Eliza Skoler and Albert Cai The Hello Dexcom 10-day sample kit includes a Dexcom G6 continuous glucose monitor, instructions for set up, and guidance for getting the most out of your glucose data. Ask your healthcare team to order the device for you in the […]

How to Extend the Dexcom G6 Sensor Beyond the Ten Day Hard Stop

Some clever technologists have discovered how to restart a Dexcom sensor to extend its life beyond ten days. The process works by exploiting a bug in the sensor pairing process. Katie DiSimone walked us through the process. Katie is involved in the community of people who are building homemade automated insulin delivery systems using current […]

Another CGM Approved in Europe for Pregnancy: Dexcom G6 Joins Freestyle Libre

This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission. By Divya Gopisetty In Europe, the Dexcom G6 CGM received approval for pregnant women with diabetes Dexcom’s G6 continuous glucose monitor (CGM) received European approval (“CE Mark”) to be used by women with diabetes during pregnancy. This official label is set to launch in spring of 2020 and […]

Diabetes Tech Updates: Spring 2019

This content originally appeared on Type 1 Writes. Republished with permission.A couple of Saturdays ago, I was lucky enough to attend the Type 1 Tech Summit in Perth, where I had the opportunity to catch up with some of the reps from the diabetes device companies to find out what’s new. Mylife Diabetescare Last May, […]

Dexcom G6: Giving it a Whirl

This content originally appeared on There’s More to the Story. Republished with permission.My delay in this post? I haven’t been in a blog writing or social media mood (more on that to come!) Well. I did it–I did in fact switch to the Dexcom G6! I can just hear the gasps and see the shocked faces. […]