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FDA Approves DexCom Software with Artificial Pancreas Algorithm

FDA Approves DexCom Software with Artificial Pancreas Algorithm New Dexcom software achieves critical milestone in measured accuracy for co…

Started by Diabetes News and InterestLatest Reply

For Canadians - Dexcom is HERE!!!

So exciting!!! I have an endo appointment in January and this is the first thing I plan on bringing up!!!

Started by JenLatest Reply

Need tips and advice, just starting my new Dexcom

I will be starting my new Dexcom today. I have read through some of this forum, especially Michelle starting up, and I have also read throu…

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Help from the CGM user community

Hello TuDiabetes CGM users, I am doing research on whether or not an invention I came up with would help out other CGM users - I have come…

Started by ChrisG

0 yesterday

Most accurate glucometer

Hello !!! I got my new Animas Vibe insulin pump last friday. As this pump doesn't have a glocumeter which communicate BG to the pump anymor…

Started by Mario

18 Apr 10
Reply by Mario

Dexcom self-taught?

Did anyone else around here teach themselves how to use their Dexcom rather than having an instruction session with a diabetes educator or…

Started by DrBB

28 Apr 10
Reply by Dave

Lowest A1c in a while: 6.0 which I attribute... wearing the Enlite sensors which I began using in December. I can generally stop most highs from occurring, now that I have the Enlit…

Started by phoenixbound

6 Apr 9
Reply by mikep

Enlite sensor: transmitter tape flap's sharp corners cut into my skin

The only thing that ever bothers me with sets or sensors, is the darn sharp edge of the overtape for the transmitter. Anyone else have to s…

Started by phoenixbound

10 Apr 4
Reply by phoenixbound

Had a very hard time attaching transmitter to Enlite sensor by myself

Today, when installing a new Enlite sensor I had a most difficult time connecting the transmitter. I couldn't see it well due to the locati…

Started by phoenixbound

0 Apr 2

enhanced enlite sensors vs Dexcom

I know Dexcom has generally got the cake for accuracy in the CGM market, but now Enlite v2 or 'Enhanced Enlite' are available (in Canada at…

Started by Damon

16 Mar 31
Reply by irrational John

I swear my Dexcom did not get wet!

I went running last Sunday like I always do, and wore my Dexcom in my running top on my left side a little bit below my left shoulder. I wo…

Started by Katie I.

0 Mar 27

Dexcom and Mac Users?

Hi all. I'm looking at starting on a CGM soon--just had the initial orientation session about them at Joslin yesterday. I'm favoring the De…

Started by DrBB

21 Mar 23
Reply by Daisy Mae

CGM and Pumps

I have a question about the CGM. I was on the omni pod, and then taken off of it and put on syringes. I would really like to get a CGM and…

Started by Annabelle Miller

2 Mar 10
Reply by Susan Van Abs




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