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.
So you have heard of Giving Tuesday, right? Maybe you have seen the hashtag: #GivingTuesday. If you are like me, confused by all of the messages pointing in different directions floating around social media, you may be wondering, “What is Read on! →
Last Thursday was November 14, 2013, the day we commemorated the birthday of Frederick Banting. Thanks to him we have insulin today. Early that day the International Diabetes Federation released updated statistics for diabetes worldwide, as part of their update Read on! →