Dexcom G5 CGM (Continuous Glucose Monitoring) Transmitter is an FDA approved device that will assist in reaching your glycemic goals without increasing the risk of hypoglycemia. A traditional meter simply gives you your number for that specific point in time, while a continuous system provides real-time, dynamic information showing where the glucose is and where it is heading. The transmitter gets fastened directly over the sensor and will send your data wirelessly to you receiver or smart phone.
The Dexcom G5 mobile app gives you the information you need quickly at a glance. With Bluetooth Technology that is now built into the transmitter, your glucose data is sent wirelessly from the Dexcom G5 mobile transmitter to your compatible smart device. Simply turn on your compatible smart device with the Dexcom G5 mobile app and stay one step ahead of your diabetes. Dexcom G5 mobile will give you glucose information with readings every five minutes. Through secure wireless connections, the Dexcom G5 mobile CGM System allows remote viewing of glucose levels, trends and data between the person with diabetes from their compatible smart device. With the Dexcom G5 mobile CGM System, you’ll be alerted directly on your phone when you’re heading too high or too low. Alerts and alarm sounds can also be customized to appear as a text message, allowing for additional discretion and privacy.