Actually I was informed of this before I even purchased my DexCom unit. Basically they told me the transmitter replacement is similar to having to buy new pump cartridges, infusion sets and pump batteries for those of us who use insulin pumps. It is an expendable. The reason for having to replace the transmitter is it contains a non-replaceable battery used to power it. Eventually the battery will died and you need to replace the entire transmitter to get a new battery. I was also told they do replace transmitters under warranty if they die prematurely.
This year Diabetes Hands Foundation has pledged US$35,000 in Big Blue Test grants, continuing its support for programs aimed at providing lifesaving supplies, medical tests, treatment, and patient education to people living in need who have or at risk Read on! →
Kim Vlasnik, you NAILED it! In this video, Kim Vlasnik takes our breath away as she describes what its like to be a person with diabetes. Fortunately, Stanford’s Medicine-X Conference gives ePatients, like Kim, a chance to speak since we carry the Read on! →