Dexcom ONE CGM now available on prescription in the UK

Following new guidelines from the National Institute for Care and Excellence (NICE) which recommends that adults with Type 1 diabetes should be offered a choice of glucose sensor, children should be offered real-time Continuous Glucose Monitoring (rt-CGM) and people with Type 2 diabetes using insulin can be considered for rt-CGM as an alternative to their current sensor, DexCom, Inc. and NHS England have announced the availability of the Dexcom ONE rt-CGM System on prescription via the NHS drug tariff to everyone with Type 1 or Type 2 diabetes using insulin. This is the first time that a rt-CGM is made available to people with diabetes at the pharmacy level in the UK.

As of 1 August, patients will receive their starter pack – including information on the product and usage, a sensor and transmitter – from the hospital or GP surgery once prescribed, after which they can go to the pharmacy for their repeat prescription.

As a next step, Dexcom will be working closely with healthcare professionals to ensure the diabetes community can benefit as quickly as possible from reimbursement and wider availability of Dexcom CGM.

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