MD+DI Online is part of the Informa Markets Division of Informa PLC

This site is operated by a business or businesses owned by Informa PLC and all copyright resides with them. Informa PLC's registered office is 5 Howick Place, London SW1P 1WG. Registered in England and Wales. Number 8860726.

8 FDA-Blessed Wearables and Apps Changing Healthcare - DexCom G5

Product Name: Dexcom G5 Mobile Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System

Product Name: Dexcom G5 Mobile Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System

Company: Dexcom

Description: Dexcom has been providing a digital makeover to its continuous glucose monitoring systems for some time and the latest incarnation is the Dexcom G5 Continuous Glucose Monitory System.

The bodyworn sensor and transmitter can collect glucose measurements and send it directly via the companion app to a smartphone. Readings are available every five minutes, and the app can alert patients through alarms if glucose levels are headed toward being too high or too low. Diabetes patients also have the option to share this data with their loved ones.

FDA Approval: August

TAGS: News
Hide comments


  • Allowed HTML tags: <em> <strong> <blockquote> <br> <p>

Plain text

  • No HTML tags allowed.
  • Web page addresses and e-mail addresses turn into links automatically.
  • Lines and paragraphs break automatically.