I usually don't change the placement of the transmitter at all; it's usually in the back of the arm. Years ago I was in Hawaii with the insulin pump site in the abdomen, and I used IV3000 to secure the site. When it was time to change the site I discovered that the IV3000 acted as a sunblock and I had a nice square of lighter, untanned skin on my gut. That looked strange.
Let me clarify no lying on the beach just hanging out in the beach chair with the wife or chasing my kids up and down the beach. I sometimes do not like to look like a bionic man.
Do to my line of work I'm unable to place it on my arms and I can not squeeze an inch on my arms.
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