Health Insuror Gives Coverage for DexCom Medical Device

Xconomy San Diego — 

The price of shares in DexCom, (NASDAQ: DXCM) a San Diego medical device maker, settled to about $2.75 in early trading today after soaring above $3 a share yesterday. The company, which makes a seven-day sensor that continuously transmits blood sugar levels for diabetics, said in a filing that health insurance provider Humana has agreed to provide reimbursement coverage. On Monday, the company said it also got regulatory approval for its device from the European Union.