"Jolynn, my advise is to learn as much as possible about CGM before you make the investment. For some the technology works well, but for some it doesn't. I did the CGM for two years and then stopped because of many issues with the technology.…"
"I get my supplies from Medtronic directly. When my insurance has changed in the past I have called them and they take it from there and get in touch with my insurance and I ask them to get back with me so that I know what the status is once they…"
"I have the one touch Ping however I am looking to change in the next few months to the t:slim. The one touch itself is not a bad pump the remote I find is useless other than to check BG level. I had this for four years now other than some of the…"
I didn't notice that it looks that way before! My tape is on top of my CGM. But I use Tegaderm dressing over it, not IV3000. That may be why it looks that way, because Tegaderm doesn't have those little circle things (not sure how to describe them) like the IV3000 does. And also in one of my pics I got really sunburned, so the white around my CGM is just my plain old skin!! Haha.
That's actually my hip/side way up high on my leg, far enough toward the front that I'm not sitting on it. The only places I can put my sensor where there's enough fatty tissue are my love handles and hips/butt. The real estate is limited. I put my pump set on my abdomen and sides since that doesn't need quite as much fat. So, ya, that's a PG-13 picture, but I thought it was tasteful enough and not so obvious that it was OK to post.
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