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anyone use DMS company for dex supplies?

I have federal BC and have been told that it has a contract with Diabetes Management & Supply distributor which will be where I order D…

Started by Nell

3 Nov 11, 2011
Reply by Nell

cgm paid by any supplement to Medicare?

Does anyone know of any insurance company supplement to Medicare that will pay for cgm and supplies? I am actually asking for a dr I know w…

Started by Nell

18 Nov 9, 2011
Reply by Jim Devlin

Endo Suggesting a Dexcom Trial. - Input Requested

My daughter had her quarterly endo appointment yesterday. During the last 3 months her 90 day average BG was down significantly from the pr…

Started by Larry D

13 Nov 8, 2011
Reply by Carolyn A.

Do you find the Alarms too quiet for when you're sleeping, and are your readings WAAAYY off sometimes?

Alarm volumes: I am a relatively new DexCom user. One of the very few gripes I have is that I don't wake up to the alarm sounds when I am l…

Started by KateR

12 Nov 8, 2011
Reply by Jennitar

Deep insight Dexcom taught me

So, the Dexcom made me realize something - I have little patience. If my blood sugar is high, I get quite annoyed. And I get even more ann…

Started by Kitabparast

9 Nov 7, 2011
Reply by Don

Any Dexcom Users on Omnipod also?

Hi All, enjoying reading everyone's posts. I have a daughter kennedy who is on omnipod now for about a month and doing well. She's loving…

Started by NatalieHodge

7 Oct 31, 2011
Reply by barbraann

airport suggestions

iknow there have been discussions regarding security , but what do most do at the airport check in? Can dex be ON when flying ? Thinking o…

Started by lisa c

15 Oct 31, 2011
Reply by jims

Site rotation

Got my first Ping and Dex last week. Am very excited. Am reading through Dex literature now, and plan to start it in a couple of days. My f…

Started by Jan

12 Oct 27, 2011
Reply by KateR

Arm Users

My son will likely be changing over from the Navigator to Dexcom soon. He wants to continue to wear the CGM on his arm and wanted me to che…

Started by MaryMary

24 Oct 27, 2011
Reply by manoah

Dexcom sites

So I like using my arm but I also put my Omnipod on my arm. I put the Omnipod on my things but I've noticed I've had more issues of the can…

Started by Danielle

7 Oct 25, 2011
Reply by jims




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