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Software won't recognize receiver??

I am a new Dexcom wearer and am having difficulty with the software. The software doesn't recognize my receiver. I uninstalled and reinstal…

Started by ChellyBelly

4 Aug 7, 2011
Reply by Rebecca

Spa Day

How do you handle going to a spa with multiple swimming and waterpools, sauna and steam rooms? I will be going in and out of the water duri…

Started by Dancer

3 Jul 31, 2011
Reply by Lizzie

Retarding sensors and Error#1

My insurance doesn't cover Dex, so I pay for everything out of pocket. Because of this, I always reuse my sensors until they no longer work…

Started by Anna

7 Jul 28, 2011
Reply by Brad Ringer

Wacky Readings - Receiver out of range all night.

Yesterday afternoon when I left work, I left my Dexcom receiver on my desk. Luckily, no one took it and of course the screen read "out of r…

Started by Meda-Kay

5 Jul 25, 2011
Reply by Jeff

Dexcom and PET scans

I recently had the pleasure (NOT!) of undergoing a PET scan. The information sheet I was sent cautioned about wearing jewelry or any metal.…

Started by etta amy

3 Jul 21, 2011
Reply by etta amy

Help for Missouri Diabetics

Missouri Diabetics need your help. The medical storehouse there as well as the hospital have been demolished. Do you have any extra supplie…

Started by Jan

8 Jul 19, 2011
Reply by Jan

??? and X-Rays

So I am on day 10 or so of my second sensor and running into the dreaded ???. Yesterday I had x-rays done of my hand. After the appointment…

Started by Renea

7 Jul 15, 2011
Reply by Jeff

Blood?!?! Nervous wreck!!

Inserted a new sensor today and seen a little blood. Covered sensor with bands4life and removed it hour later to check on it...blood satura…

Started by Kim3

8 Jul 12, 2011
Reply by Kim3

Alternate placements

When using the sensor on your arms or legs, do you place it horizontally (perpendicular to your limb) or vertically (parallel)? I know Dexc…

Started by bardowlatry

16 Jul 12, 2011
Reply by Frank Leach

Pseudoephedrine - decongestant. Has anyone taken this and seen any adverse reactions in Blood Sugar?

I have not learned how to easily search through previous posts on this site for particular subjects in all groups? Is that possible to sear…

Started by Sharon (Sneetch by the Beach)

3 Jul 11, 2011
Reply by Emily




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