This article assumes you have:
- A Tidepool account - if you do not have a Tidepool account, you can create one for free at https://tidepool.org/signup.
- Installed the latest version of Tidepool Uploader - if you have not installed Tidepool Uploader, you can download the latest version at https://tidepool.org/uploader.
- A compatible device receiving Dexcom G6 data - you’ll need a Dexcom G6 receiver, Tandem t:slim X2 insulin pump, an iPhone running Dexcom G6 Mobile, or an Android phone running Dexcom G6 Mobile.
There are multiple paths to upload CGM data depending up on what device you are using:
Uploading data from your Dexcom G6 touchscreen receiver:
We are currently adding support for the G5 and G6 Touchscreen receivers. These instructions will be updated as soon as we release the compatible Uploader.
Please send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org if you would like to be notified as soon as Tidepool Uploader supports the Dexcom G6 touchscreen receiver.
If you are using a Dexcom G6 touchscreen receiver, you must upload your data to Dexcom Clarity to see data from this device in Tidepool.
Please follow these instructions to connect your Dexcom account to Tidepool to see your Dexcom G6 Touchscreen CGM data in Tidepool.
Uploading Dexcom G6 CGM data from your iPhone running Dexcom G6 Mobile
If you use your iPhone to receive Dexcom G5 CGM data using Dexcom G5 Mobile;
Uploading Dexcom G6 CGM data from your Android phone running Dexcom G6 Mobile
If you use your Android phone to receive Dexcom G6 CGM data using Dexcom G6 Mobile;
Please follow these instructions to connect your Dexcom account to Tidepool to see your Dexcom G6 CGM data in Tidepool.
Uploading Dexcom G6 CGM data from your Tandem t:slim X2 insulin pump
If you use your t:slim X2 as your Dexcom G6 receiver, your Dexcom G6 data will upload along with your insulin pump data;
Please follow these instructions to upload your t:slim X2 to Tidepool.
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