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 CGM: More than just a number

Dexcom's continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) system is a small wearable device that tracks your glucose throughout the day and night, notifying you of highs and lows so you can take action.

CGM helps to minimize the guesswork that comes from making decisions based solely on a number from a blood glucose meter reading, for better diabetes management.

 

 

Whether you have type 1 or type 2 diabetes, CGM can help you make more informed treatment decisions and can lead to better glycemic control. If you would like to be able to make better decisions, this technology is right for you.

So how does this technology work? A CGM system consists of three parts: a glucose sensor, a transmitter and a small receiver that displays real-time glucose information. The sensor reads your glucose activity, the transmitter relays the information between your sensor and the receiver, from which you can read the information.

 

The Dexcom G5 Mobile is a compact CGM System that works seamlessly to display real-time glucose activity on the display device of your choice, giving you greater convenience and discretion to manage your glucose on the go. Check out the system for yourself.


Diabetes has been identified in written texts for thousands of years; however, it hasn't been until the 20th century that scientists began to understand exactly what diabetes mellitus was, what caused it and how it could be managed.

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Life-Changing Technological Advances

In the past few decades, management for both Type 1 diabetes and Type 2 diabetes has come a long way. Innovations in both technology and convenience have eliminated some of the traditional challenges that those with diabetes have historically faced.

Today's diabetics enjoy improved lancets and devices, pre-filled insulin syringes, Dexcom accessories, Dexcom supplies and convenient diabetes supply carrying cases that allow active, on-the-go individuals with diabetes much more freedom. As one of the most life-changing technological advances, however, Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) has made the most impact on those with diabetes.

Technological Advances, Dexcom CGMs

CGM has allowed those who use this technology to take control of their diabetes. In particular, Dexcom CGMs, Dexcom supplies, insulin pump accessories and Dexcom accessories have been helpful in changing the game in continuous monitoring of blood glucose levels in the body.

Dexcom CGMs monitor these levels up to 288 times per day, allowing the user to see his or her blood sugar level's trends during different scenarios, such as sleeping, eating, exercising and during times of stress. These monitors consist of three parts: a tiny, subdermal sensor; a transmitter that wirelessly sends data to a monitor; and a slim, portable and discreet unit that lets the user know, in real time, what his or her blood sugar levels are doing throughout the day.

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As one of the leaders of the CGM technology, Dexcom provides Dexcom accessories, parts and units. Total Diabetes Supply is proud to provide Dexcom supplies to those who use this technology. Order Dexcom supplies and Dexcom accessories quickly and easy here at Total Diabetes Supply, all at competitive low prices. Shop at Total Diabetes Supply for all of your Dexcom supply needs and trust that we bring you the best products, the best prices and the best selection you'll find online.