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Dexcom G5 Mobile

Device Name:G5 Mobile
Manufacturer:Sole: Dexcom, 6340 Sequence Dr, San Diego, CA 92121, UNITED STATES.
Measuring functions:Blood glucose
Primary Client Use:Intended for both professional use and self-measurement
Measurement Site:Abdomen
Measurement Occurrence:Continuous measurement
Availability:Available Currently
Description: The Dexcom G5 Mobile is a non-clinically-validated blood glucose meter. Measurements are taken from the abdomen and it is intended for both professional use and self-measurement.

There appears to be no peer-reviewed clinical validation information available on the technology used in the Dexcom G5 Mobile to measure blood glucose.

Accuracy AssessmentRecommendationBasis
MedavalNot recommendedThis device has not been clinically validated.

Relevant Publications

Vandersluis S, Kabali C, Djalalov S, Gajic-Veljanoski O, Wells D and Holubowich C on behalf of Health Quality Ontario. Continuous Monitoring of Glucose for Type 1 Diabetes: A Health Technology Assessment. Ont Health Technol Assess Ser. 2018 Feb 21;18(2):1-160. PMID: 29541282. Available from: PMC5836597. eCollection 2018.

The publication describes the use of the Dexcom G5 Mobile in a scientific study.

Freckmann G, Link M, Pleus S, Westhoff A, Kamecke U, Haug C. Measurement Performance of Two Continuous Tissue Glucose Monitoring Systems Intended for Replacement of Blood Glucose Monitoring. J Diabetes Sci Technol. 2018 Aug;20(8):541-549. doi: 10.1089/dia.2018.0105. PMID: 30067410. Available from: PMC6080122.

The publication evaluates the performance of the Dexcom G5 Mobile, though not in a formal validation.

Approximately 25% of results showed differences from reference results exceeding 15 mg/dL, at glucose concentration below 100 mg/dL, or exceeding 15%, at glucose concentration above 100 mg/dL, at times of therapeutic decisions.