|Description||The Dexcom G5® Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) System provides real-time glucose readings for patients with type 1 or type 2 diabetes every five minutes. A discrete sensor located just underneath the skin, measures your glucose levels. Glucose data is sent wirelessly to either your compatible smart device or your receiver via Bluetooth® wireless technology.|
|Batteries||Around 3 months. The Dexcom G5 Mobile transmitter is covered under a limited warranty for three months, starting from the first day it is used. Once you see the transmitter “Low Battery” screen, replace the transmitter as soon as possible. Your transmitter battery may drain as quickly as one week after this alert appears.|
|Display||iOS or Android device|
|Number of users||One|
|Measures||Continuous glucose monitoring - sends reading every 5 minutes. Your glucose levels are shown in vivid colors so you can easily see when your glucose is trending high, low or just right. The display device can be either a compatible smart device with the Dexcom G5 Mobile app OR the Dexcom G5 Mobile Receiver.|
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