Dexcom Users

For users of a Dexcom Continuous Glucose Monitoring ("CGM") device

Just as a reminder with the recent release of the new Dexcom G4 to the US market--it is NOT okay to post about previous models or older sensors as being 'for sale' on this site.

It is a violation of the Terms of Use because it is a prescription device, and any such efforts will unfortunately be removed.

We encourage you to donate supplies to non-profits such as the Charles Ray III Diabetes Association (, which accepts unexpired glucometer and insulin pump supplies, or alternatively you may talk to your physician's office or other local medical group to discuss donating them to those in need of assistance.

Thank you all for kindly refraining from this activity.

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New Transmitter!

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replacement of transmitter

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IV 3000 patches otc?

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still unsure

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First Week with Dex G4

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Comment by Leilani on Sunday
Replacement receivers are under the same warranty as the original could pay $199 and if it went bad you would have to buy a new in warranty receiver anyway. Tough spot to be in!
Comment by Clare on October 25, 2014 at 1:19pm

Why do you have to wait until November if you're going to purchase it anyway ? I believe Dexcom will give you a one time $199 replacement for a lost receiver.

Comment by George M. Collins on October 25, 2014 at 12:10pm

I started using Dexcom in July. My sugar has been under control. Just lost my receiver and can't wait until November 26,2014 to buy a new one.

Comment by nel on September 27, 2014 at 12:55pm

update ... I was able to download the Dexcom Studio
Software, including my sensor use for the past 7 days ... a breakthrough for this unsavvy computer gal :)

Comment by nel on September 26, 2014 at 12:50pm

I joined :) and very happy with my DexcomG4 .I hope to find a discussion on downloading the sensor results without having to call the Technical Support line .

Comment by Clare on September 22, 2014 at 8:32am

I'm in a group on FB called T1D's-PIF, it's a pay it forward group. Before FB I switched over from Regular and Lente insulin to Humalog and Lantus I had a bunch of leftover vials of the old stuff. I ended up giving them to a yahoo group of people who had diabetic cats. I did not want to waste it. Now I either give it to the pay it forward group or I ask my CDE at the clinic if she has anyone who might be able to use it.

Comment by Ellie on September 22, 2014 at 8:25am

Pay it Forward-Diabetics only! is the title. Type it in the FB search box. Good luck.

Comment by AlexJ on September 22, 2014 at 8:03am

Ellie: I just looked and I cannot find the Facebook page you mentioned. Please share with us more information such as the link. Thanks.

Comment by Ellie on September 22, 2014 at 6:54am

Facebook has a pay it forward diabetes group to freely share supplies.

Comment by lh378 on September 21, 2014 at 9:58am

Meda-Kay that sounds like a good method. NP or CDE may have more contacts and more time with patients. Endo's and MD's (at least my experience) have virtually no time, just a fast 15 minute visit.


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