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DexCom’s continuous glucose monitor

This article was originally published in The Gray Sheet

Executive Summary

DexCom plans a limited launch of Seven, its next-generation, seven-day STS continuous glucose monitor, at the end of the second quarter followed by a "more robust launch" in the third quarter, the company announces May 31 upon the device's FDA approval. The original STS continuous monitor was approved in March 2006, requiring glucose sensors to be replaced every three days (1"The Gray Sheet" May 22, 2006, p. 17). DexCom says it will hold a conference call "to discuss the approval and product launch plans in more detail at a later date"...

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