More news from Old Europe. DexCom Inc. out of San Diego has received European approval for the company’s SEVEN® continuous glucose monitoring system. As the name implies, the system features a subdermal sensor (pictured right) that can be worn for up to seven days of continuous use. A wireless receiver plots glucose over time on a little screen, giving you a better idea of the overall trend. See the flashbacks below for four years of our continuous coverage of the device.
Some of the features from the product page:
Only Sensor approved by the FDA for up to 7 days of use (other brands only last for up to 3 or 5 days) Intuitive, easy-to-learn device buttons and functions Rechargeable Receiver (other brands have batteries that require monthly replacement) Large Receiver display for easy viewing Water-resistant Sensor/Transmitter so that you can comfortably go about your everyday activities (no shower cover required) Calibrate at any time with any FDA-cleared (U.S. commercially available) blood glucose meter 24/SEVEN Low Glucose Alarm helps you sleep through the night without worrying that you might be entering the hypo zone (low glucose) without knowing
Press release: DexComTM Receives CE Mark Approval for the SEVEN(R) Continuous Glucose Monitoring System
Product page: SEVEN CGM…
Flashbacks: Seven Days with DexCom SEVEN ; DexCom: Dextrose Communication; DexCom’s Continuous Glucose Monitoring System