All About the Dexcom G6 CGM System

Dexcom G6

What is the Dexcom G6 CGM?

The Dexcom G6 CGM System lets you see your glucose and where it’s heading without fingersticks. 

The G6 is clinically proven to lower A1C, reduce hyper- and hypoglycemia, and increase time in range, and it makes monitoring easy with notifications directly to your smartphone. See full product specs here.

How Long Does the Dexcom G6 Sensor Last?

The Dexcom G6 sensor offers 10-day wear. This sensor is designed to be water resistant and easy to insert with an auto-applicator and can be used by those 2+ years and older.

What are the Features and Benefits of the Dexcom G6 CGM?

With the Dexcom G6 CGM, you are not on your CGM journey alone! It gives you the ability to share your data with up to 10 followers, which makes sure that your loved ones can be kept up to date on your glucose levels. 

The Dexcom G6 CGM also allows you to set custom alerts and alarms, is Smart Device friendly, and collaborates with Tandem t:slim X2 Insulin Pumps; Basal-IQ Technology and Control-IQ Technology.

How Much is the Dexcom G6 CGM?

The exact cost will depend on your specific plans benefits – see our Benefit checker to see how much your insurance will cover (it’s free!)


Will my Insurance Cover the Dexcom G6 CGM?

The Dexcom G6 System is covered by most insurance plans if you meet their specific coverage requirements. While those coverage requirements do vary from plan to plan, the general guidelines for coverage are defined by CMS/Medicare, and are as follows:

Generally, Continuous Glucose Monitors and related supplies are covered if you routinely see your Endocrinologist, you receive multiple daily insulin injections, and require frequent adjustments to your insulin regimen based on your glucose readings.

To see a full list of insurances that we accept for the Dexcom G6 CGM, visit this page

For more information on whether or not you qualify for a CGM through your insurance, fill out our benefit checker form.


How do I reorder?

We have a variety of methods to reorder your supplies. We will automatically reach out to you nearing the end of your previous supplies, you can contact us, or, you can reorder through our online portal!

Can I get the Dexcom G6 CGM Auto Shipped?

We will automatically reach out to you to verify your shipment, or you can contact us, or reorder through our portal. We do verify within 2 weeks of each order if you are still in need of the supplies/if there have been any changes to your address or demographics.

Where do I get the Dexcom G6 CGM?

Get it from us! Reliable Diabetes Care is a family owned business, and our customer service is second to none. To see how much your insurance will cover, you can fill out the Benefits Checker and a member of our team will help you understand your coverage. 

If you’re ready to order, you can Order Here

We look forward to helping you with your medical supply needs!

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