At the risk of exposing myself as a complete idiot, I recently lost my dexcom receiver.
I was on a plane, after many days of not sleeping well, and have chronic fatigue anyway.
I guess having it clipped to my pocket wasn't sufficient, because it is gone, and no one
can seem to find it.  It will be a lot of money to replace, and I feel sick over it.  I am
reluctant to spend it if I can't find a reliable way to keep track of it, even when I'm exhausted
(which is very frequent) or dizzy from other meds (also not infrequent).

Any suggestions?


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This suggestion is in line with an earlier one: I typed out labels and taped to the back of my DexCom: "This is a medical devise" 2nd line "if found please call my name and number" It gives me peace of mind to know it won't be taken as some cool gadget if found!
I use those return mail labels the ADA sends me and stick them to everything I own with my cell phone # and the word, "reward" written in black sharpie. I've gotten my Dexcome back twice, and my Blackberry once. They cost me $10 ea. but well worth the reward.
I have just lost my reciever at a movie theater. I ran right back and searched the place over with no luck. The night manager took my information. I'm just praying it's found. I've only had mine for 3 weeks, and I would put it in my pocket clipped in. I'm really sick over this. If I get it back I'll definitly switch to wearing it in the spibelt. Wish I had seen this post earlier!




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