I "de-fat" the skin with vigorous rubbing (until slightly red) with alcohol wipe the use IV Prep and cover with the same type of clear dressing as I use for my pump site. It will stay in up to two weeks. I perspire heavily and have no problems with this "recipe".
My sensors come loose after several days of showers. When the adhesive fabric starts getting loose around the edge (it's always the top where the water beats down on it), I use IV3000 over it. I have tried may ways, but the latest way seems to work best.
I cut a section out of the IV3000 so it will surround the top and sides of the sensor. I then stick it over the adhesive fabric attached to the sensor. I don't cover the bottom of the adhesive fabric; it seems to stick fine by itself,
I am uploading a diagram. The left side has the IV3000 and the sensor separate. The right side shows how it looks after I stick the IV3000 over the sensor adhesive fabric.
just like the others i use skin tac. rub the spot with alcohol, let that dry. i apply the skin tac directly on the glue side of the sensor, let it sit for a minute or two. definitely good for a week or so.
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