February 19, 2015

Dexcom Announces Continued Partnership with NASCAR Driver Ryan Reed

from Dexcom:

Dexcom Announces Continued Partnership with NASCAR Driver Ryan Reed

Raising Awareness of the Benefits of Continuous Glucose Monitors for People with Diabetes
SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dexcom, Inc., (NASDAQ:DXCM), the leader in continuous glucose monitoring (CGM), announced today that they are continuing their partnership with NASCAR driver Ryan Reed, the face of the American Diabetes Association's national diabetes awareness initiative, Drive to Stop Diabetes℠ presented by Lilly Diabetes. Through the collaboration, Dexcom will continue its support of Ryan Reed while reinforcing the partners' common quest of creating awareness of CGM among people with diabetes. The campaign highlights the importance of daily monitoring and tracking of glucose trends in the management of diabetes.
With nearly 10 percent of the American population currently living with diabetes, education on disease management is necessary.1 The rise of continuous glucose monitoring systems, like the Dexcom G4® PLATINUM, has helped patients with both type 1 and type 2 diabetes to understand valuable information about their glucose levels and trends.
"This initiative has made it possible for me to educate people who may be living with type 1 or type 2 diabetes about managing their disease and understanding their glucose levels. As an advocate for patients fighting the disease, it's been important for me to actively inspire those who feel that they have to give up on their dreams after diagnosis," says Ryan ReedNASCAR driver. "With the help of my Dexcom G4®PLATINUM, I've never let diabetes slow me down." more