All Discussions Tagged 'dexcom' (39)

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ACA Insurance Coverage: From Syringes to Pump

I am a 29 year old T1 diabetic. For a long time I have been uninsured and had been injecting with syringes and vials since it was the cheap…

Started by DFresh

2 16 hours ago
Reply by SugarFreed

Animas, Dexcom Cruising?

Hey folks. I've been a T1 for 55 years, yes longer than many of you all are old and still in great health. However, I have never been on a…

Started by Ron Doyle

7 Mar 20
Reply by Sarah Sheffner

What does an "acceptable" day look like on the dexcom?

I battle with guilt and have over the course of 44 years of having diabetes. My a1c's generally range in the mid 7s. Any thoughts about wha…

Started by Kimball

25 Feb 19
Reply by acidrock23

Dexcom G4 CGM Approved for use in Children as Young as Two Years Old

Now Children Can Gain Better Control of Their Diabetes with Advanced CGM Technology SAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Dexcom, Inc. (DXCM), (NASD…

Started by TuDiabetes Administration

0 Feb 4

DexCom G4 vs. CGM in Medtronic MiniMed 530G

I have decided to finally leave the Dark Ages and purchase my very first CGM! I have found lots of on-line reviews and comments comparing t…

Started by Dan F

5 Dec 7, 2013
Reply by Dan F

What CGM is currently the best on the market? [in your opinion]

By "best" I'm trying to find the point where price meets benefit. I live in Georgetown, Guyana, and got diagnosed with T1D 10 years ago~ (M…

Started by Luffy

12 Dec 7, 2013
Reply by Scott A

I admit it: I treat based on my G4 CGM alone

I'm outing myself: Contrary to stern advice from Dexcom, fellow Tudders, and well, myself (past postings), I do make treatment decisions ba…

Started by Dave

15 Nov 29, 2013
Reply by GinaY

dexcom software glitch g4

Have had trouble syncing off and on since new g4 software have uninstalled and reinslalled several times, and reinstalled the new g4 dex dr…

Started by NatalieHodge

0 Nov 24, 2013


I am now seriously considering a CGM, and have heard great things about the Dexcom. I did 2 trials with the medtronic guardian, but I hated…

Started by T1Teen

2 Oct 19, 2013
Reply by Shawn

OmniPod means no CGM under Medicaid?

Hi guys! It's been _forever_ since i've been on here... Life has started to really crunch down on me, and i've been caught up in a lot of t…

Started by Stephen Gilbert

0 Jul 31, 2013




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