"Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Cheryl. I didn't realize back in 2010 how annoying the strobing birthday cake below is....feel free to delete it if it bothers you;) Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! (You…"
"just like the others i use skin tac. rub the spot with alcohol, let that dry. i apply the skin tac directly on the glue side of the sensor, let it sit for a minute or two. definitely good for a week or so.
"My sensors come loose after several days of showers. When the adhesive fabric starts getting loose around the edge (it's always the top where the water beats down), I use IV3000 over it. I have tried may ways, but the latest way seems to work…"
"I "de-fat" the skin with vigorous rubbing (until slightly red) with alcohol wipe the use IV Prep and cover with the same type of clear dressing as I use for my pump site. It will stay in up to two weeks. I perspire heavily and have no…"
"I'm with Ann!
The "adhesive helper" layer, which Skin-Prep wipes leave behind when the liquid dries up, ALSO makes a great barrier against adhesive irritation. (Without 'em, I get nasty red bumps. But YMMV, of course.) Like…"
"I use skin prep wipes over the whole area, not avoiding the spot where the needle goes in. When the skin prep dries, it leaves a kind of film on the skin, not sticky, but it apparently helps the sensor adhesive to stay on. For good measure, after I…"
Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Cheryl. I didn't realize back in 2010 how annoying the strobing birthday cake below is....feel free to delete it if it bothers you;) Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! (You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is OK) Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
Welcome to our growing family Cheryl! Check out our groups I bet you'll find one or more you will be interested in. I'm a Type 1 and so is my now 21 year old daughter, who is fixing to give me my 3rd grandchild. This ones a boy the other 2 are girls!
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