Does the Dexcom G6 receiver come with a case?
A Receiver Case is included with each G6 Receiver. If anything happens to your case, you can always order another here.
Can Dexcom G6 be used without receiver?
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. A single Dexcom G6 sensor is indicated for 10 days of use.
Do Dexcom receivers expire?
The standard warranty (per IFU) for your Dexcom Receiver is one year from the date of shipment/delivery. Sensors are not covered by warranty, but have a specified expiration (indicating that they are good to use until a certain expiration date). Sensors are indicated for use for up to 10 day.
Do you need the receiver for Dexcom?
A new Dexcom patient will receive the Dexcom G6 system including a–transmitter and sensors. An optional touch screen receiver is available as well. If you decide to use a compatible smart device*, you will need to download the new Dexcom G6 app.
How does dexcom G6 receiver work?
An adhesive patch holds the CGM sensor housing in place, so the sensor can measure glucose readings in interstitial fluid throughout the day and night. A small, reusable transmitter connects to the sensor wire and sends real-time readings wirelessly to a receiver, so that the user can view glucose information.
How do I connect my Dexcom to a receiver?
Place the sticky adhesive side of the applicator against your skin at the insertion site. Fold and break off the safety guard on the applicator’s orange button. Press the button to insert the sensor. Remove the applicator – you’ve successfully inserted your Dexcom G6 sensor!
How often can you get a new Dexcom receiver?
A: The Dexcom G6 transmitter lasts for up to three months. Do I need to refill my transmitter or receiver? A: Refill your transmitter every three months. Your receiver can be refilled once per year, or once every five years with Medicare.
How does Dexcom receiver work?
The Dexcom G6 sends glucose readings to a compatible smart device or the Dexcom receiver every 5 minutes. The Dexcom G6 is indicated for patients ages 2 and older. *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.