Dexcom data on Garmin fitness devices

After receiving an FDA green light for the project earlier this year, Dexcom is now making its diabetes data available through consumer electronic devices.

Leading the way is Garmin, with apps that can display a person’s blood sugar levels taken from Dexcom’s G6 continuous glucose monitors on devices such as watches designed for runners as well as cycling computers that strap to a bike’s handlebars.

“Users can not only see which way their glucose levels are trending without having to take their phone out but can even do so while working out, when glucose levels have the potential to fluctuate quickly,” said Dan Bartel, Garmin’s vice president of worldwide sales.

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