The FDA granted Tandem Diabetes Care approval for its t:slim X2 insulin pump with Dexcom’s G5 mobile continuous glucose monitor, which allows for treatment decision-making without the need for a finger prick.
The software will be made available at no extra cost by Tandem to existing t:slim X2 users to allow them to add CGM integration to their current pumps. The easy-to-use pump is compatible with the Dexcom G5 Mobile CGM. Only needs 2 finger sticks a day for the CGM and lasts for 7 days. Transmit real time glucose data to the compatible mobile device and it can be shared with others. The device features programmable high and low alert settings that notify the wearer when their glucose is above or below their personal target range. T:slim X2