Which CGM is most accurate?

A quick look at the best home glucose monitors and meters

  • Best overall for new users: Care Touch Blood Glucose Monitoring System.
  • Best for blood-free readings: FreeStyle Libre.
  • Most accurate continuous glucose monitor (CGM): Dexcom G6.
  • Longest lasting CGM sensor: Eversense.

How accurate is the Medtronic CGM?

At the core of CGM is the accuracy at which the subcutaneous sensor performs. Previous prospective, multicenter studies investigating earlier sensors of intended 6-day use demonstrated overall mean absolute relative difference (MARD) values of 13.9%16 and 13.6%.

Can you shower with Medtronic 770G?

See user guide for more details. The sensor and transmitter are water-resistant at 8 feet (2.4 meters) for up to 30 minutes. CGM readings may not be transmitted from the CGM to the pump while in water.

Can you use Dexcom with Medtronic pump?

Interoperability Pathway: As part of all this future tech, Medtronic is ramping up for pivotal trials needed to get an “iCGM” classification — the designation created last year by FDA in approving the Dexcom G6 that refers to CGMs approved to work with related interoperable versions of insulin pumps, and control …

How far behind is CGM?

Conclusion: In summary, the drop in CGM lags behind the drop in blood glucose during prolonged aerobic exercise by 12 ± 11 min, and MARD increases to 13 (6-22)% during exercise as well.

Can you use Medtronic CGM without pump?

CGM therapy can be used with or without an insulin pump.

What is difference between 670G and 770G?

The 770G is an upgraded, Bluetooth-enabled version of Medtronic’s previously approved MiniMed 670G—allowing a user, parent or caregiver to operate the device and trigger additional insulin doses during meals via a smartphone.

Can I swim with my Medtronic CGM?

Since your Medtronic pump is splash proof, but not waterproof, you don’t want to submerge it in water. If you are going to swim, surf, snorkel or enjoy any other water activity, disconnect from your insulin pump for up to one hour and put it someplace safe.

What CGM works Medtronic pump?

There is a new iteration currently under review by the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) that may be available by the end of 2021, but for now, the current Minimed Guardian Connect is the only CGM device available from Medtronic — whether you buy it with or without one of their insulin pumps.