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Anyone wear their sensor on their "back"?

Okay without going into to much detail my "lovehandles" reach pretty far around my back. I've thought for years that there was enough....we…

Started by Decaff The Mad

7 Sep 8, 2011
Reply by dxclancy

Dexcom 7 Plus - Alarm Volume Very Disappointing

I just started wearing the Dexcom 7 Plus and the accuracy and ease of use has been fantastic.  However, I must say I am VERY disappointed b…

Started by roxylove

27 Sep 7, 2011
Reply by MaryMary

New to Dex and arguing with my 2nd sensor

Hey everyone, I just started my Dex a little over a week ago and I love it, I love everything about it. Even with all it's quirks it's alre…

Started by Decaff The Mad

8 Sep 7, 2011
Reply by MaryMary

Accuracy of the Dexcom

How much is normal for the Dexcom to be off from the BG meter? I just started my very first sensor yesterday so I am still in the first 24h…

Started by Renea

75 Sep 6, 2011
Reply by jims

New Dex User -- Looking for Help with Insertion and Site Rotation

Hi, Gang -- I've had my Dex for about three weeks now, and need some help when it comes to insertion, site rotation, and ... well ... pain.…

Started by Jan

25 Sep 4, 2011
Reply by Lindsay Sears-Tam

Not getting trend arrows

I just got my new Dexcom 7 started and am not getting any trending arrows....was wondering why I am not getting this info and how I could f…

Started by dday1979

4 Sep 4, 2011
Reply by Lindsay Sears-Tam

Dexcom and Water

Yesterday I wore my Dexcom in my board shorts and forgot to take it out before I hopped in the lake. I got out 10 minutes later and was soo…

Started by KevinS

7 Sep 2, 2011
Reply by jbowler

Swimming with Dexcom

Do any others swim with dexcom sensor? I met someone in Y pool locker room with dxcm. He covers his sensor/transmitter with a clear plastic…

Started by D Williams

8 Aug 30, 2011
Reply by Sandy Palmer

Dexcom problem :(

I am almost afraid to ask this question, but has anyone on this board ever used their Dexcom receiver past the 1 year guarantee period? My…

Started by Mayumi

9 Aug 26, 2011
Reply by olu Oog

Expiration Date of Dexcom sensors

I just got a new batch of Dexcom sensors from Edgepark today (11/23/11) which expire on 12/2/11 -- just over 3 months! I wondered what oth…

Started by Mountain Biker

6 Aug 25, 2011
Reply by Isaac




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