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pain on side of sensor?

Does anyone else get muscle pain on side of where you put the sensor? I feel like I am getting shooting/deep muscle pains close to the sens…

Started by jessicacarlin1

5 Jul 7, 2011
Reply by jessicacarlin1

Anyone have a dead dex?

This is a company who makes very good clips. Maybe if they have a dex receiver they could either ma…

Started by Frances Fletcher

2 Jul 7, 2011
Reply by Frances Fletcher

Anyone know the cost of a new dexcom receiver?

I am kicking myself right now!!!! I think my dexcom receiver is lost. I have torn apart the house and car with no luck. As I am writing thi…

Started by Steph

9 Jul 6, 2011
Reply by daniel billings

Omnipod vs Ping

I am considering an insulin pump and I am looking for some advise. Some of my history is: I am Type 2 diabetic, my A1C is 6.1, I take 4-5 i…

Started by JIMMER

1 Jul 5, 2011
Reply by Joyce

Might it be possible to charge a Dex transmitter's battery on one of those charging pads?

Anyone know the answer to this? (Dexcom wants $650 for a new transmitter - seems a bit much for me!)

Started by Bob

3 Jul 2, 2011
Reply by Bob

Gen 4

The Gen 4 sensor is available in Europe.

Started by Helmut

3 Jun 30, 2011
Reply by jrtpup

False lows at night?

Hello everyone - I've been using my Dexcom for about 3 months now, and in the last couple weeks, have been dealing with something new. Last…

Started by bardowlatry

11 Jun 30, 2011
Reply by jrtpup

Receiver turning off

I've had two instances in the past few days where my receiver has alarmed and then turned completely off. Today it happened while I was put…

Started by Laddie

22 Jun 29, 2011
Reply by Sue59


Just wondering if there is anyone out there that uses both! I'm about to start the OmniPod on Tuesday (I have it, just have to go through…

Started by Danielle

16 Jun 29, 2011
Reply by Danielle

dex operation

I inadvertently put this in the comment wall. I don't know what the wall is for, having just seen it recently. I just watched the dex vide…

Started by Nell

3 Jun 27, 2011
Reply by Nell




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