After getting the inexperienced mild from the FDA this summer season to let third events entry its CGM information, Dexcom is bringing on its first accomplice. The corporate introduced an API integration with Garmin, which makes a variety of wearables, together with a number of smartwatches designed for severe athletes.
The mixing would let folks view their blood glucose ranges and traits on their smartwatch or one among Garmin’s biking computer systems. They will see a three-hour historical past of their blood glucose ranges and the place their numbers are heading, in addition to efficiency information from their exercises.
That is useful as train can have an effect on blood sugar ranges, making it vital to test them earlier than and after understanding.
“Customers can’t solely see which means their glucose ranges are trending with out having to take their telephone out, however may even achieve this whereas understanding, when glucose ranges have the potential to fluctuate rapidly,” Dan Bartel, Garmin’s vice chairman of worldwide gross sales, mentioned in a information launch.
Presently, Dexcom’s G6 CGM is FDA cleared for real-time API integrations. The corporate is engaged on the most recent rendition of its CGM, the G7. Earlier this 12 months, it submitted an software for a CE Mark in Europe and commenced gathering information from a pivotal research within the U.S., Dexcom COO Quentin Blackford mentioned in a July earnings name.
As for different deliberate API integrations, Dexcom didn’t disclose any extra companions. Nevertheless, when the corporate first acquired FDA clearance, it introduced each Garmin and Livongo as early companions. Dexcom had been working intently with Livongo since early 2020, when the businesses struck a partnership to combine information from Dexcom’s CGM with Livongo’s platform for diabetes administration.
Blackford additionally mentioned two different digital well being platforms for managing power circumstances are utilizing its real-time connectivity options: Welldoc and UnitedHealthcare’s Level2.