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Have you ever had 2 bad sensors in a row?

Hey all, We all know about the dreaded ??? ... but have you ever had 2 bad sensors in a row? They were from different boxes, so I don't kno…

Started by Sophie

8 Jan 14, 2012
Reply by lisa c

How loud are the alarms?

Are the Dexcom alarms louder than the MiniMed CGM alarms? My hearing (especially higher pitched sounds) has been suffering -- so I am consi…

Started by scrunch

3 Jan 12, 2012
Reply by MM

Dexcom compared to Medtronic sensor?

I wore the Medtronic sensor for a couple of years and have been off for a couple of years. I loved some things about it and got very frustr…

Started by girlilla

15 Jan 12, 2012
Reply by Wiffy

Sensor Locations

Hello All, Week three into the Dex Com and am overall satisfied. Only con is I am starting to itch on my belly where the sensor is located.…

Started by Barney Swank

35 Jan 11, 2012
Reply by jrtpup

Would you buy a dex receiver off eBay???

Hi all, looking into dex for Kennedy who is 11 I am choking on this cash cost for the receiver of 1k there is a new one on eBay right now..…

Started by NatalieHodge

4 Jan 11, 2012
Reply by Lorraine

4 free sensors

Just got an email from Dexcom today offering a free sensor with your first order in their new online store. If you haven't gotten the email…

Started by jrtpup

4 Jan 10, 2012
Reply by Scott

What do you do when ???

We just started my daughter on DexCom 7. First sensor lasted 12 days with NO PROBLEMS. Her second sensor has been in three days and we get…

Started by SFMAMA

10 Jan 2, 2012
Reply by jims

New user Dexcom takes vacation while out running

planned to run 11 miles for about 1:25 or so. At 1:05 i get a Low alert BG48! There is a big gap in the trendline lasting about 45 to 50 mi…

Started by john

4 Dec 19, 2011
Reply by Brad Ringer

Dexcom vibrate alarm not working

I've had my Dex since March, and have my alerts set to Vibe then Beep. Recently I noticed that when in my pocket, the first I noticed the a…

Started by MM

4 Dec 18, 2011
Reply by alyssacr

End of first week - readings stopped

Last Friday, my daughter got a loaner from her endo to give her the opportunity to see if a CGM is right for her. Without question, she lov…

Started by Larry D

6 Dec 17, 2011
Reply by Suzan




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