Dexcom G6 users can see glucose levels and trends at a glance, even while working out
Garmin® International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today introduced the Dexcom Connect IQ apps, providing people with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes who use the Dexcom® G6 Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) System1 with a way to quickly see their glucose levels and trends – even while working out – right on their compatible Garmin smartwatch or cycling computer.2 The apps can be downloaded now from the Connect IQ™ store.
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People with diabetes can now view Dexcom CGM data on their Garmin smartwatch or cycling computer (Photo: Business Wire)
“Dexcom’s CGM systems have revolutionized how people live with diabetes, and we are thrilled to offer our customers an even more convenient way to see their glucose levels,” said Dan Bartel, Garmin vice president of worldwide sales. “Users can not only see which way their glucose levels are trending without having to take their phone out, but can even do so while working out, when glucose levels have the potential to fluctuate quickly.”
The Dexcom Connect IQ apps, developed by Garmin, make it easy for people with diabetes to keep an eye on their glucose numbers at any time.
During the Day
Available for a wide range of Garmin smartwatches, the Dexcom Connect IQ app3 provides people with diabetes with a secondary way to view their glucose levels, right from their wrist. With their smartphone stowed away4, the app allows people with diabetes to see glucose levels and trends to get a clearer picture of where their numbers are heading, as well as a 3-hour history of glucose levels to look back on.
During an Activity
While out for a run, bike ride or other adventure, the Dexcom Connect IQ data field3 provides people with diabetes with a secondary way to view both their glucose levels and performance stats all in one place, so they can focus more on their workout. When training or racing with a compatible smartwatch or Edge® cycling computer, users can keep an eye on their glucose levels and trends, as well as their performance data, right on their Garmin device without pulling out their smartphone.4,5
“The addition of Garmin wearables and cycling computers to the Dexcom CGM ecosystem is an exciting advancement for Dexcom users who are now able to easily view and monitor their glucose levels from their favorite Garmin device,” said Jake Leach, chief technology officer at Dexcom. “Garmin is our first partner to connect to Dexcom G6 through our new real-time API – showcasing the value of integrated CGM and further solidifying Dexcom G6 as the most powerful and connected CGM in the world.”
The Dexcom Connect IQ apps are available for download from the Connect IQ Store now for customers in the United States.
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2 Compatible devices include: fēnix® 6S Pro and Sapphire, fēnix 6 Pro and Sapphire, fēnix 6X Pro and Sapphire, fēnix 6 Solar series, vívoactive® 4 series, MARQ® series, Venu® Sq – Music Edition, Venu 2 series, Forerunner® 245 Music, Forerunner 745,Forerunner 945, Forerunner 945 LTE, quatix® 6 series, tactix® Delta series, Edge 530, Edge 830, Edge 1030 and Edge 1030 Plus. Coming soon to fēnix 6, fēnix 6S, Venu, Venu Sq, Legacy Series, Forerunner 245 and Enduro. Edge devices are only compatible with the Dexcom Connect IQ data field.
3 The Dexcom Connect IQ apps are only for secondary display of data from the Dexcom CGM system and are for passive monitoring purposes only. The Dexcom Connect IQ apps are not intended to replace the Dexcom CGM System, nor replace self-monitoring practices as advised by a physician. All therapeutic decisions, including those regarding calculating insulin or other drug dosages, should be not be based on data displayed in the Dexcom Connect IQ apps.
4 Compatible smartphone must have a data connection and be in BLE range of both the Dexcom G6 CGM and Garmin smartwatch.
5 Compatible smartphone must have a data connection and be in BLE range of both the Dexcom G6 CGM and Garmin Edge cycling computer.
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