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Dexcom G4 and outside activities

Started this discussion. Last reply by Terry Jan 30. 3 Replies

Does anyone have experience with reading the new G4 system in sunlight? I am a runner and cyclist and love that I can see my Seven while on a ride in the sun. I use an Animas Ping pump and have…Continue

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Terry replied to JB's discussion 'Dexcom G4 and outside activities'
"If you shade the G4 display you can see it. I have the same problem with my Animas pump display. It makes me wonder if the product development ever included input from PWDs living in the real world. It also helps me to see the display when I remove…"
Jan 30
JB replied to JB's discussion 'Dexcom G4 and outside activities'
"Thank you George. Is it useful at all in the sunshine? I mean can you shade it with your hand and see the trend? If not, I guess I'll be back to a lot more finger sticks. Thank you very much for your insight. -Jeff"
Jan 30
George Davis replied to JB's discussion 'Dexcom G4 and outside activities'
"I can't see the G4 screen at all in bright sunlight."
Jan 29
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Dexcom G4 and outside activities

Does anyone have experience with reading the new G4 system in sunlight? I am a runner and cyclist and love that I can see my Seven while on a ride in the sun. I use an Animas Ping pump and have problems reading the screen while in the sun. This has resulted in my accidentally suspending the pump while attempting to temporarily lower my basal rate during a ride.I can no longer get supplies for the Seven and am not excited about the new color screen with the small arrows.Any feedback would be…See More
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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
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June 2, 2010
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At 6:07pm on February 5, 2013, Jim Roach said…

Welcome to TuDiabetes JB!

At 10:00am on February 5, 2013, Doris D said…

WELCOME TO ONE OF THE GREATEST DIABETES SITES ON THE WEB!!!!!! Great to have u here with us!!! Please join us in our live chat anytime also check out out groups, forum and blogs. Join any groups u want!!!!

At 8:55am on February 5, 2013, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

At 7:19pm on February 4, 2013, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home JB!!
This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends.
Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups". Once in,
click on "all groups". You can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the
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At 6:49pm on February 4, 2013, Stemwinder (Gary) said…

Welcome JB, There is so much information here at TuDiabetes. There are groups for people with like circumstances or interest. Blog posts where members convey their thoughts and experiences. And there are the forums where we come together for discussions. I’m so glad you are here.

Please feel at home, you are with friends

At 4:53pm on February 4, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

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