Fitbit and Dexcom to Develop Continuous Glucose Monitoring (CGM) Experience for People Living with Diabetes
Dexcom CGM users will be able to see CGM data on Fitbit Ionic™ providing a convenient and discreet way to track glucose levels on wrist for users of both Android and iOS devices
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The first planned initiative is to bring Dexcom CGM data to Fitbit's new smartwatch, Fitbit Ionic. Through this experience, Dexcom CGM users on either Android or iOS devices would be able to see both activity and glucose levels, right on their wrist.
"The strength of our brand and our ability to track critical health
metrics continuously for up to 4+ days1, coupled with
Dexcom's market leadership in CGM, present a powerful combination that
we hope will help millions of people better manage their diabetes," said
Dexcom CGM Display on Fitbit Ionic will provide data for those living with diabetes
"The collaboration between
A health and fitness first platform, Ionic offers a highly personalized
experience not previously seen in other smartwatches. Ionic features a
relative SpO2 sensor, industry-leading GPS tracking, on-device dynamic
workouts, improved heart rate tracking, and water resistance up to 50
meters. Plus, smart features like contactless payments, on-board music,
smart notifications, and a variety of popular apps and clock faces
available in the
In addition to the Dexcom CGM display for Fitbit Ionic, with Fitbit's in-app Community, Dexcom CGM users will now be able to connect with millions of people, where they can ask questions, seek support and share successes in managing their health.
The companies are targeting availability as soon as possible in 2018 and will continue to explore opportunities to work together to develop tools and resources aimed at helping people better manage their diabetes.
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HR™, Alta®, Fitbit Flex
2®, Fitbit One® and Fitbit Zip® activity
trackers, as well as the Fitbit Ionic™ smartwatch, Fitbit Flyer™ wireless
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This press release contains forward-looking statements, within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995, that involve risks and uncertainties including, among other things, statements regarding the future availability of DexCom CGM data on Fitbit Ionic, the development of products that allow people to better manage their diabetes, and the future availability of Fitbit Ionic product features including the Fitbit App Gallery and available apps. These forward-looking statements are only predictions and may differ materially from actual results due to a variety of factors, including the effects of the highly competitive market in which our respective companies operate, as more fully discussed under the heading "Risk Factors" in each of our most recent reports on Form 10-Q filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission. All forward-looking statements contained herein are based on information available to us as of the date hereof and we do not assume any obligation to update these statements as a result of new information or future events.
1 Battery life varies with use and other factors.
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