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How often do you do a finger stick glucose test?

Before I got my Dexcom CGM I used to do about 5-6 finger stick glucose tests a day. The label suggests that you keep that up, but I’ve foun…

Started by MikeO

5 Dec 7, 2011
Reply by Brad Ringer

Is My Receiver Dead?

Hello, I've searched the discussions here but not really finding what I'm looking for. I think my Dexcom might have bit the dust. Do they…

Started by DianaS

4 Dec 6, 2011
Reply by DianaS

Dex learning...

OK, I am still with my first sensor insert since yesterday. Just now the Dex showed a BG of 178. I did the two calibration BGs and they wer…

Started by Nell

7 Dec 4, 2011
Reply by smileandnod

ISIG # where is it?

I have seen notes that said "use the escape arrow to look at the sensor status screen (the one that tells you the age of the sensor), you w…

Started by Nell

4 Dec 3, 2011
Reply by MM

Tylenol? Advil? Motrin?

I had a heart attack in July, 2011. They told me no Advil or Motrin and to ONLY use tylenol because of heart meds. I am thinking of getting…

Started by Ellie

6 Dec 2, 2011
Reply by Brad Ringer


Hey there, Does anyone else feel absolutely worried about their sugars when the dexcom isn't on them? Im very paranoid about it now. To be…

Started by Tom

23 Dec 2, 2011
Reply by Tom

Second dexcom sensor of batch goes intermittent after 6 days

When I awoke today at 5:00 am wednesday, November 23, 2011, I happened to look at my dexcom receiver and saw the same intermittent action t…

Started by jims

2 Nov 25, 2011
Reply by jims

Marinating a New Sensor

I just started my new Dexcom 7+ on Friday, and have been very pleased with the accuracy so far, even the first 24 hours. I went home for lu…

Started by Jeff

13 Nov 25, 2011
Reply by awillie

Charging the Dexcom

So my dog ate my charger for my dexcom. I swear! LOL Is there anyway to charge it other than the charger? Maybe via USB? It's luckily fully…

Started by Elizabeth

3 Nov 18, 2011
Reply by etta amy

No Trend Arrows? And Dexcom is ok with that?

Hi folks. Yesterday I spent all day fighting with my dex... It started in the morning with ??? and I tried to wait it out. Of course, I've…

Started by smileandnod

10 Nov 18, 2011
Reply by jims




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