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Have you ever left your Receiver Home?

Today I planned to be to work on time...I actually was on time, but when I got abobut 10 minutes from my house I realized I didn't have my…

Started by Jazzy

7 Sep 25, 2011
Reply by Kitabparast

Sensor pimples

I am on my third sensor and my bump from the first sensor still looks the same, 2 1/2 weeks. How long do your bumps last? Is this something…

Started by Donald Hantsbarger

9 Sep 24, 2011
Reply by Donald Hantsbarger

Scar Tissue??? ... and other questions about wearing a sensor past the 7 days...

I have not had my dexcom very long and the sensor tape comes off or gets really itchy (so far in my 2 sensor experience)... but I have a co…

Started by Rose Joelle

6 Sep 23, 2011
Reply by Dave

Insurance approval and time

So I got, basically, approved and they said they were going to cover 70%, I have Regence Blue Cross. Anyway, my deductible resets and my "…

Started by Danielle

1 Sep 23, 2011
Reply by Decaff The Mad

Solving the dread ??? issue.

I have had my unit since January 2011. When it works - great. A number of times I would get the ??? symbol - sometimes when operating and…

Started by jims

2 Sep 22, 2011
Reply by jims

Dexcom Got Too Hot?

Before I went to bed last night, my Dexcom gave me an ERR1 message. So, I shut it down because I didn't want to hear the beeping all night,…

Started by Holly Ramey

7 Sep 22, 2011
Reply by jims

Wierd Dexcom Trend

I have recently started on the Dexcom Seven Plus and have just changed out my first sensor. The first sensor was very comfortable and gave…

Started by Chad R

7 Sep 21, 2011
Reply by Chad R

Particles in Dexcom Receiver

I've had my Seven Plus system for about a month and a half now, and I've been very pleased with it so far. However, there is one annoyance…

Started by Scott K

14 Sep 19, 2011
Reply by etta amy

The "???" Icon

I just started using the Dexcom two days ago and I am on my second sensor, first one was a constant "???" and customer service is replacing…

Started by Kati *

8 Sep 18, 2011
Reply by jims

What are the signs to change the Sensor on the Dexcom 7 after 7 day use???

This may have been answered in other discussions, but I thought I'd ask anyway... I'm on day# 10 of my sensor and I'm wondering if I shoul…

Started by Jazzy

8 Sep 17, 2011
Reply by jims




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