Read articles about Continuous Glucose Monitors, insulin pumps and what Best Cellular is doing to help improve diabetic patients manage blood glucose levels with smart meters and prepaid wireless plans.
On Wednesday, 6/7/17 San Diego, CA based company, DexCom Inc. (DXCM) announced that they have won the approval from the United States FDA to launch their official DexCom G5 mobile app for Android devices! Click here to download Dexcom G5 Mobile for Android! The Dexcom Android App will allow diabetic patients to keep track of glucose levels on their Android phone or tablet. We expect this advance to greatly increase DexCom G5 Mobile device sales because a reported 80% of American smartphone users have Android devices while less than 18% currently use iOS phones. See our own poll results here: Android Vs. iOS. Kevin Sayer, President and CEO of DexCom says he’s excited to be launching the new DexCom Android App that was, “thoughtfully designed with customer needs and […]
My name is Curtis McCoy. I’m the president of Best Cellular and I’m a Type-1 insulin dependent diabetic. We recently launched prepaid phone plans for the Dexcom G5 continuous glucose monitor. It made me start looking into getting one myself to try and help lower my A1c levels. Can I safely lower Hemoglobin A1c using the Dexcom G5 CGM and the Dexcom share app? I was diagnosed with Type-1 insulin-dependent diabetes at 27 months old. I’ve always been very active and work very hard to monitor blood sugars and eat healthily. I test my blood glucose very regularly using an old “finger stick” method. Often, I test more frequently than my insurance will cover. When I get too diligent trying to lower my Hemoglobin A1c, I end […]
I need a way to prevent low blood sugars. A continuous glucose monitor (CGM) will only be useful if it can notify my family when my blood sugar drops. Can the Dexcom G5 continuous glucose monitor prevent low blood sugars? My name is Curtis McCoy. I’m a Type-1 Insulin-dependent diabetic, diagnosed in 1984. I’ve always worked very hard to manage my diabetes. I eat healthy foods, practice portion control and maintain an active lifestyle. I’ve never tried a cigarette. I walk daily and take vitamins. Most people see me as a very healthy person. I look like the, “picture of health” until I pass out in public or have a seizure due to low blood sugars. Throughout high-school, I was extremely athletic, playing varsity football, swimming a lot, […]
The Dexcom G5 Continuous Glucose Monitor receives and shares glucose readings and warnings with up to 5 smartphones. This FDA-approved device can change the life of a diabetic who has trouble controlling their glucose using traditional finger poke methods. Now, friends and family can help a diabetic monitor their glucose readings using a smartphone. Phone Plans for the Dexcom G5 Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) enable remote access. Best Cellular offers Dexcom G5 Phone Plans for parents and caregivers! What is the Dexcom G5 Continuous Glucose Monitor? Almost all traditional finger-stick methods for monitoring glucose only give a diabetic an at-the-moment reading. There is no indication of whether the level is rising or dropping, and all they can do is reactively administer insulin when it’s already […]