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The Dexcom G7 now lets you monitor real-time blood sugar on the Apple Watch

Person looking at blood sugar readings on Apple Watch
The Dexcom G7 will be able to send real-time blood sugar readings straight to the wrist. | Image: Dexcom

Starting today, Dexcom G7 continuous glucose monitor (CGM) users will be able to monitor their real-time blood sugar data straight from an Apple Watch.

According to Dexcom’s press release, the Direct to Apple Watch feature was one of the most requested by users. Once paired to the Apple Watch, the G7 will use its own dedicated Bluetooth connection to send both glucose readings and personalized alerts to the wrist. Meaning, you don’t have to whip out your phone if you want to view your data, nor does your phone have to be on your person. For instance, G7 users will still be able to get real-time data while on a phone-free run / walk or if your phone is charging in a different room. Previously, the G7’s Apple Watch app allowed you to have…

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