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For users of a Dexcom Continuous Glucose Monitoring ("CGM") device

Just as a reminder with the recent release of the new Dexcom G4 to the US market--it is NOT okay to post about previous models or older sensors as being 'for sale' on this site.

It is a violation of the Terms of Use because it is a prescription device, and any such efforts will unfortunately be removed.

We encourage you to donate supplies to non-profits such as the Charles Ray III Diabetes Association (http://www.cr3diabetes.org), which accepts unexpired glucometer and insulin pump supplies, or alternatively you may talk to your physician's office or other local medical group to discuss donating them to those in need of assistance.

Thank you all for kindly refraining from this activity.

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Comment by PierreV yesterday

Silver is known to be somewhat toxic, but you are typically exposed to much much larger quantities without problems (wound dressing, older teeth fillings, eating in silverware, etc...) Platinum is not an issue - huge quantities are very well tolerated: hips prosthesis for example, plus a ton of other application in orthopedic surgery.

Comment by James Type 1 diabetic yesterday

Hi

As I know the sensor wire is in silver and platinum ... and polymer too.. but im not sure the material in polymer..
Do you know if any reported the leak risk of these metals in your body? Do they reported quantity of metal that is leaked in average in 7 days?

Thank you

Comment by Clare on November 11, 2014 at 8:06am

I updated on Friday and just restarted the sensor I was already wearing which was 12 days old at the time. Saturday morning though the sensor got an extended period of ??? so I ended up having to change it out before a tennis match. The first 24 hours of this sensor were awful with terrible Dex confusion, but it has been very accurate since then. I will find out next Saturday if it is still easy to just restart the sensor. I'm used to getting 3-4 weeks from one.

Comment by Elsa on November 11, 2014 at 8:01am

Wondering...has everyone who upgraded to 505 been able to extend their sensor life as before the upgrade?

Comment by dishers on November 10, 2014 at 9:51am
Thanks Clare
Comment by Ruthe Rugh on November 10, 2014 at 9:41am

I appreciate knowing that I was not the only one who was getting LOW and HIGH Alarms when my BG was OK.
NOW, the Dexcom G4 with the 505 is working very well.
After 28+ years with Type I DM, the OmniPod pump and Dexcom are making a significant difference for me.
I encourage folks to hang in through the adjustment time.

Comment by Clare on November 10, 2014 at 8:59am

I believe it is the US dishers but I am not completely sure.

Comment by dishers on November 10, 2014 at 8:33am
The update is it for the Us and Canada?
Comment by Clare on November 10, 2014 at 7:10am

Here is the link to the download. I have found it to be a lot more responsive when recovering from a low.
http://www.dexcom.com/software/FWUpdate1/en-US/setup.exe

Comment by marnie on November 10, 2014 at 7:06am

My husband got it from the Dexcom website!

 

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