The Dexcom G6 continuous glucose monitoring system was recognized with two design awards during ceremonies in New York City. It received a silver Medical Design Excellence Award in the Testing and Diagnostics category and was named the Winner of the Health & Wellness category of the Core 77 Design Awards.
"The opportunity to collaborate with Dexcom on the G6 has been a true privilege," said Dave Franchino, President of Design Concepts. "Dexcom’s system is a remarkable resource for helping individuals with diabetes manage their health, and the opportunity to make the G6 more accessible, reliable, usable, and approachable was a great challenge for our team. It has been a great partnership. Seeing this design get some well-deserved recognition has been a proud moment for our company and the talented and dedicated designers we are fortunate enough to have working with us. I could not be more proud."
MDEA is the premier awards program for the medtech industry. Since its inception in 1998, the mission of the MDEAs has been to recognize significant achievements in medical product design and engineering that improve the quality of healthcare delivery and accessibility.
The Core77 Design Awards recognizes excellence in all areas of design with 19 categories that range from client work to self-initiated
projects and entrepreneurial endeavors, as well as commercial, cultural, social, environmental and discursive projects. The jury members were Linda Jiang, Lead Industrial Designer, Google; Kelly Custer, Founder + Creative Director, Knack; Mike Simmons, Director of Product Design, Playground Global: and Bernie Wildner, Director of Design, Amazon. For more information, visit the Dexcom G6 award page and read the case study.
In addition, the G6 received a 2019 Silver IDEA award in August in the Medical & Health category.