Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGMs)

If you are concerned about your health at any time based on the CGM readings, please contact your primary care physician or urgent care immediately. If, for any reason, a medical professional instructs you to remove the device, please do so, then contact our support team for additional help.

How does the January app measure my blood sugar?
January continuously tracks your glucose levels from the CGM.  To learn more about how CGMs work, read this article from Abbott, manufacturer of the Freesty...
Fri, 23 Oct, 2020 at 9:07 AM
Does inserting the CGM hurt? What does it feel like to wear the CGM?
It’s normal to feel a slight pinch when inserting the CGM.  Once applied, most users do not notice the CGM.  For more information about inserting or wearing...
Fri, 23 Oct, 2020 at 9:08 AM
What should I do if I see very high or low blood glucose readings?
A CGM cannot be used to completely replace a blood test for making decisions about diabetes, other diseases, or other health needs.  If you see continued hi...
Fri, 23 Oct, 2020 at 9:08 AM
What if I need help interpreting the CGM or other data from the January app and Season of Me program?
We provide each user with a report at the midpoint of the program that includes personalized insights as well as a summary of CGM data.  We encourage our us...
Fri, 23 Oct, 2020 at 9:09 AM
When can I remove the CGM?
For the Abbott FreeStyle Libre 14-day system, it can be removed after 14 days of wearing one sensor. Removing the sensor is as simple as removing a patch fr...
Fri, 23 Oct, 2020 at 9:09 AM
Can I take a shower with my CGM?
It is ok to take a shower with the CGM.  If you are concerned about your health at any time based on the CGM readings, please contact your primary care ...
Fri, 23 Oct, 2020 at 9:09 AM
Can I swim with my CGM?
Yes, you can swim, as long as it is not submerged more than 3 feet or kept underwater longer than 30 minutes at a time. We recommend adding a protective pat...
Fri, 23 Oct, 2020 at 9:10 AM
Is my CGM allowed at the airport?
Yes, you can go through airport security with the CGM devices. If you are concerned about your health at any time based on the CGM readings, please cont...
Fri, 23 Oct, 2020 at 9:10 AM
How frequently do I have to scan my CGM?
We ask users to scan at least once every 8 hours to ensure no data is lost. If you are concerned about your health at any time based on the CGM readings...
Fri, 23 Oct, 2020 at 9:10 AM
Where can I learn more about my CGM?
For more information about inserting or wearing the CGM, please refer to the appropriate manufacturer’s website: Abbott If you are concerne...
Fri, 23 Oct, 2020 at 9:10 AM