Continuous Glucose Monitoring: How Much Does it Actually Cost?

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A Nutrisense member smiling while looking at her phone while wearing a CGM sensor on her left upper hand

How Much is a CGM?

Your wellness goals are uniquely yours, but reaching them on your own isn't always easy or sustainable. Whether your goal is weight loss, enhanced athletic performance, or simply understanding your glycemic control, a CGM can help you biohack your way to better wellness.

But, these sensors can be costly, and CGM device prices often differ depending on the provider and length of your plan. Most CGM programs vary from $134 to $399 per month and include a shipment of 2 CGMs every month throughout the duration of your subscription. 

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Some companies may require a yearly subscription fee, even if you only intend to use a CGM for one month. So, you’ll want to decide whether or not a long-term subscription or a shorter, no-commitment plan is better for you and your wellness goals. Regardless of your provider, the cheapest CGM programs typically require a long-term commitment of up to 12 months.

No matter what plan you choose, navigating the data provided by your CGM and making the most out of your plan can seem overwhelming at first. That’s why it’s important that you have the support you need through your journey. 

Nutrisense pairs members with expert dietitian support, real-time data, and flexible, affordable plans that vary in length. 

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The Nutrisense CGM Program

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Nutrisense pairs members with expert dietitian support, real-time data, and flexible, affordable plans that vary in length.

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How Much Does
Nutrisense Cost?

When you join Nutrisense, you’re not just getting CGMs delivered to your door each month—you’re getting a program that you can personalize and tailor to match your unique wellness goals.

So, how much does a continuous glucose monitor cost? The price of continuous glucose monitors through the Nutrisense program varies based on the plan you choose.

Read on for a CGM device cost comparison broken down by program length. The cheapest continuous glucose monitor programs generally require longer-term commitment. 

Here’s a CGM cost
comparison broken down
by plan length:

3-month plan

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$299/ per month
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Includes 6 CGMs

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Free shipping (2 CGMs delivered monthly)

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Great for learning and experimenting with your glucose levels

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1 month of FREE dietitian support + $100 each month for continued support

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Access to the Nutrisense app and a members only community

6-month plan

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$250/ per month
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Includes 12 CGMs

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Free shipping (2 CGMs delivered monthly)

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Great for learning and experimenting with your glucose levels

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1 month of FREE dietitian support + $100 each month for continued support

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Access to the Nutrisense app and a members only community

12-month plan

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$225/ per month
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Includes 24 CGMs

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Free shipping (2 CGMs delivered monthly)

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Great for learning and experimenting with your glucose levels

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1 month of FREE dietitian support + $100 each month for continued support

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3-Month Plan

Personalized Dietitian Support

The three-month plan costs $299 per month and includes a free month of expert dietitian support from a specialized dietitian matched to your unique goals.

Experiment, Learn, Discover

This option is great for those who want to experiment, learn, and get personal insights into their unique body. You’ll start building a foundation for new lifestyle habits with your dietitian, who can set you up for success in the long term. 

Commit On Your Own Terms

Your subscription will automatically renew on a month-to-month basis at the end of three months, though you can pause or cancel your plan at any time. You can also choose to continue with your personal dietitian support for just $100 each month.

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6-Month Plan

Personalized Dietitian Support

The six-month Nutrisense plan is $250 per month and also includes a free month of expert dietitian support from a dietitian matched to your specific needs.

Set Your Wellness Goals

This option is great for anyone who wants to make more significant strides towards reaching their wellness goals. Your personalized dietitian can help you set goals and take major steps towards achieving them.

You Call The Shots

You may choose to pause or cancel your subscription to prevent it from renewing after the program ends. You can also opt to continue your personal dietitian support for just $100 each month.

12-Month Plan

Personalized Dietitian Support

The 12-month Nutrisense plan costs $225 per month with a free month of expert dietitian support from a dietitian matched to your goals.

Make Sustainable Changes

This option is great for someone who wants to achieve lasting, sustainable change and solidify healthy habits for the long-term.

Commit On Your Own Terms

Your subscription will renew automatically on a month-to-month basis after the plan ends, though you may renew the subscription for any length of time once it expires. You can also continue your personal dietitian support for just $100 more each month.

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Prescription

for a CGM Device

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Do You Need
a Prescription
for a CGM device?

Yes, continuous glucose monitors are only available by prescription in the United States.

Non-prescription CGM

CGMs are only available through a medical prescription in the United States.

When you sign up for the Nutrisense program, you will be asked to go through an eligibility verification process for a CGM prescription.

CGM without a doctor

You can’t get a CGM without a prescription in the United States, but you don’t need to get one from a doctor before you join the Nutrisense CGM program.

Nutrisense takes care of the prescription for all eligible members by partnering with a physician’s network. 

Before registering for a program, members fill out a mandatory questionnaire. Once the questionnaire is completed, it's reviewed by a medical professional, who will check eligibility and write a prescription if appropriate.

Online CGM prescription

When you join the Nutrisense CGM program, you’ll place your order online and receive your CGMs in the mail.

Since Nutrisense’s physician network handles the prescription process for you, there’s no need to visit a practitioner for a prescription before joining. 

Your questions
answered.

Still have questions? Here are some answers to a few of the most frequently asked questions.

How do you get a CGM for free?
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If you know how much continuous blood glucose monitors cost, you may be interested to see if free CGMs are available through insurance providers or other healthcare companies. Unfortunately, there are currently no companies that provide CGMs for free.

Is a CGM covered by insurance?
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Most health insurance providers do not currently cover the cost of continuous glucose monitors. CGM cost with insurance can vary depending on your coverage and CGM provider.

How much does a CGM cost?
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Continuous glucose monitor prices depend on your CGM provider. If they’re part of a wellness program, they generally vary from $225 to $299 per month, depending on the length of the subscription. If you opt for a no-commitment program, the price per CGM is typically the highest, while longer-term plans tend to have a discounted and more affordable monthly rate.

How much does Nutrisense cost?
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The cost of the Nutrisense CGM program depends on the plan you choose. Pricing starts at $299 monthly for a 3-month subscription and falls as low as $225 monthly for a 12-month commitment. Each plan includes a free month of expert dietitian support from a dietitian whose specialty is matched to your wellness goals.

Do you need a prescription for a CGM?
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Continuous glucose monitors are only available by prescription in the United States.

However, you do not need a prescription ready beforehand to get access to the Nutrisense CGM program. If eligible, Nutrisense's physician network handles the prescription for you, so there’s no need to visit a practitioner face-to-face if your goal is to use a CGM as part of a healthy lifestyle.

*Disclaimer: The Nutrisense program is not intended to diagnose, cure or prevent any conditions such as diabetes.