CGM

Dexcom G6 warmup

The Dexcom G6 CGM is very convenient in the way it rarely needs calibrations. However it’s not perfect. We provide a sensor code so the system knows which of 15 “batches” this sensor is part of, and this guides the auto-calibration. The transmitter takes a while for “warmup”, and then starts giving us numbers. But …

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GMI and HbA1c revisited

More and more CGM software packages are doing away with “estimated HbA1c” and replacing it with GMI. A recent example was the revamped Sugarmate after they re-wrote their Dexcom interface and had to comply with the requirements of the Dexcom official interface. Unfortunately for me, I’m one of the people that GMI does not produce …

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ATTD’2021: hanging on to the fire-hose

ATTD 2021 (the 14th conference on Advanced Technologies & Treatments for Diabetes) is currently in progress. This is one of the international conferences where some of the latest developments in diabetes management are presented. We see information about new products, the results of research studies, etc. I’m honoured to be a delegate to this year’s …

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Anubis developments

Last month I reported on Project Anubis, which is reworking expired Dexcom G6 transmitters to allow them to be re-used (and adding some new features at the same time). There’s been a lot of work done by the core team and the testers. Some people have been asking “Where can I get one?” Well today …

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