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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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Comment by Elsa on September 11, 2014 at 12:51pm

Hummingbird, I rely on my body's reaction to dropping bg. If blood glucose falls rapidly, it makes me feel similar as actually having hypoglycemia. Just test often during these times. Sometimes patience is what we need if we know we've already corrected a high or low with insulin or food.

Comment by Lynn on September 11, 2014 at 12:45pm

Hummingbird -

Based on 70 years with diabetes, I have learned that I cannot trust how I feel as a true indication of what my blood sugar is. (as an aside, my A1Cs are very good.) I will feel like my blood sugar is high but when I test I am in the 70s, and vice versa. Studies have shown that as I recall people are wrong in the neighborhood of 50% of the time from what they think their blood sugar is. My bottom line is whenever I have a doubt because of how I feel, I always use a meter. Hope this helps.

Comment by Lynn on September 11, 2014 at 12:40pm

Comment by Michael McClure on September 11, 2014 at 9:57am

Ha haahhaha... yes. 7 of 9. I was mixing up my Star Trek with my Jimi Hendrix. Sorry. 0_o

Comment by Hummingbird on September 11, 2014 at 9:33am
Ok I would love to look like 6of9 but even with the dexcom I don't think I'm made like that. However I have a question for the collective. I have been getting low reading and feeling low today and when I do a finger test I'm not as low as my dexcom is telling me but I have the feelings of a 58 not a 85 my blood is telling me. Did a control test on the one touch vireo sync and even called the company they say the meter is within normal rang. But the dexcom is reading how I feel . Has anyone had this issue and how have you dealt with it because I'm feeling a bit more frustrated then usual today. Thanks for the help.
Comment by HPNpilot on September 11, 2014 at 9:24am

lol.. (7 of 9 ) yes, but that's after she was disconnected from the Collective and most of her implants removed....

Comment by Michael McClure on September 11, 2014 at 9:19am

Oh, c'mon HPN!! That's not what the Borg looked like!! :(

Here's 6 of 9, best Borg of all...

Comment by HPNpilot on September 11, 2014 at 9:03am

Picture of the Borg, for those who aren't familiar:

Comment by Clare on September 11, 2014 at 8:51am

They were the Borg Collective. Maybe we could come up with our own Diborg Collective ? Or maybe the Diborg Collection - featuring pimped pods and decorated transmitters. I've seen some incredibly artistic work making these pieces of technology look reasonably attractive.

Comment by HPNpilot on September 11, 2014 at 8:16am

Tell your friends: "You will be assimilated! Resistance is futile!"

(Star Trek reference for those that don't get it...the Borg were a combination of biological and mechanical systems that went around taking over other species)


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