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"Welcome to the club. The first one is a little scary the 2nd one is ok and the third you will be a pro. The youtube videos are great.... it looks way more intimidating than it is. Enjoy your new Dex and have a great weekend."
"My daughter started the Dex about three months ago. I did the first insertion on my own - didn't really know I had another option! HA! Anyways - best help I found was....You Tube! There are plenty of people who have made step by step videos and…"
"LOL, yes intimidating but definitely a piece of cake. I don't have the instructions anymore but I remember when I received the entire kit it came with pictured instructions which shows all the pieces and what your supposed to do on each step.…"
"It's a piece of cake, an intimidating piece of cake, but still a piece of cake.
It's been a while since I did my first insertion, but I do belieive there are step by step instructions on the Dexcom site.
Remember to take a deep breath.…"
"I actually started it on my own also. It wasn't difficult at all but I did read into the instructions a little too much. Don't do it because I kept second guessing myself! Just read through the directions once and then when it's time…"
"hi...everyone i've met on this network start on their own. At least i did it on my own. Just follow the instruction and watch the video...its simpler than you think and you will find that to be so after you do it on your own"
Hello! I would like to invite you to the Type 1 Diabetes Lounge, a local education and support network that serves all of Chicagoland. We've been around since 1989 and are renowned for what we offer. Check out www.type1diabeteslounge.com and join us!
Whoa, sis, I am impressed. I usually scan the new members and see who I can invite to join the Great Lakes Group. Rarely does anybody make it without me nudging them.......
I live in Minneapolis, where we are cautiously concluding that winter is over????
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