Garmin (United States) - Press Release: Dexcom G6 and Dexcom G7 CGM users around the world can see glucose levels and trends at a glance, even while working out.
Garmin (NYSE: GRMN) today announced expanded region availability of the Dexcom Connect IQ apps, providing people with Type 1 and Type 2 diabetes who use a Dexcom G6 or Dexcom G7 Continuous Glucose Monitoring (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 computer2. The apps can be downloaded now from the Connect IQ™ store.
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 smartphone4,5.
The Dexcom Connect IQ apps are available for download from the Connect IQ Store now.
Connect IQ is the app platform for Garmin wearables, bike computers, and outdoor handhelds, allowing developers to create on-device solutions and applications for millions of Garmin customers around the world. Using the Connect IQ SDK, developers can upload their creations to the Connect IQ store alongside thousands of apps.
1 Sold separately
2 Compatible devices can be found. 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 CGM and Garmin smartwatch.
5 Compatible smartphone must have a data connection and be in BLE range of both the Dexcom CGM and Garmin Edge cycling computer.
About Garmin International, Inc.:
Garmin International, Inc. is a subsidiary of Garmin Ltd. (Nasdaq: GRMN). Garmin Ltd. is incorporated in Switzerland, and its principal subsidiaries are located in the United States, Taiwan and the United Kingdom. Garmin and Edge are registered trademarks and Connect IQ is a trademark of Garmin Ltd. or its subsidiaries. All other brands, product names, company names, trademarks and service marks are the properties of their respective owners. All rights reserved.