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Just Got My Dexcom!/Sensor Insertion

I just got my Dexcom and my trainer, unfortuantely, will not be able to meet with me anytime soon. Did anyone else start using their Dexcom…

Started by Dana

12 Jun 24, 2011
Reply by Dana

Inserting the sensor

Does Dexcom require you to use the automatic inserter? Or has anyone ever found a way to insert the sensor manually? I prefer the slower,…

Started by Jan

10 Jun 22, 2011
Reply by Jan

Have question about dexcom

I am going to receive my dexcom 7 plus tomorrow the 20th of June and I was curious about the sticky part you insert in your skin does it ha…

Started by barbie61

16 Jun 21, 2011
Reply by barbie61

How long do I wait to put in a new sensor after having a laparoscopic appendectomy

I had the procedure done on Weds and wanted to know when can I start wearing it again. I took it off about a week ago to take a break but t…

Started by Amy

10 Jun 19, 2011
Reply by Meda-Kay

Does Dexcom update software?

For longer time dex users, please. Do you know if Dex updates its software from time to time or is the latest dex the same one with the sam…

Started by Nell

8 Jun 18, 2011
Reply by Nell

Pulling my hair out...

Not literally. But it made you read this discussion, didn't it?!? I received a call from a Dexcom representative about a week ago, telling…

Started by awillie

9 Jun 17, 2011
Reply by Sue59

Dexcom and Highmark Blue Cross/Blue Shield

Hello Everyone--tomorrow I finish my week long trial of the Dexcom. I will try to obtain one through my insurance which is Highmark Blue Cr…

Started by Dana

9 Jun 17, 2011
Reply by olu Oog


I didn't know how to update the title of my previous thread so I started a new one. I just got a call from BC/BS, the medical director has…

Started by Sue59

12 Jun 12, 2011
Reply by Nell

location of dexcom sensor (away from shots?)

I read in the dexcom manual that the sensor needs to be 3 inches away from where you give yourself shots. I have totally not been following…

Started by jessicacarlin1

2 Jun 10, 2011
Reply by Mike

Dexcom transmitter and swimming

Hi all! Summer is beginning and I was wondering if anyone had any tips, experiences, etc. with using the dexcom when you go swimming. Do yo…

Started by hcatlover06

8 Jun 9, 2011
Reply by MeganJ




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