Jennifer
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  • Costa Rica
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Dexcom 4 machine won't charge

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jennifer Feb 13. 5 Replies

Hi, Somehow the little piece that connects to the charger got dislodged and now won't charge. Has anyone had this happen and could they fix it without sending it back to Dexcom? ThanksJenniferContinue

Dexcom G4 Receiver “Transmitter Low Battery alert"?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jennifer Jan 26. 12 Replies

Has anyone ever seen this: “Transmitter Low Battery” alert? Did you have to send your transmitter in to be replaced? How long were you able to use the transmitter before the batter went out. I can't…Continue

Tags: Low, Battery, Transmitter, Receiver, G4

 

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Jennifer replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Dexcom 4 machine won't charge'
"Thanks so much, this is very helpful. DianaS said it happened to them too. It was fine and this morning was unable to be charged because the insert area had fallen into the machine."
Feb 13
2hobbit1 replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Dexcom 4 machine won't charge'
"Ouch! How did you manage that? I would call dexcom, they will FedEx one out with a return mailer for the busted one."
Feb 13
Jennifer replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Dexcom 4 machine won't charge'
"Thanks so much! That is very helpful. Sorry to say it is the socket!"
Feb 13
2hobbit1 replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Dexcom 4 machine won't charge'
"The dexcom G4 uses a micro USB connector and you can use any micro USB charger if your cord is broken. I use my kindle charger, or my phone charger, or even my pump charger. You should be able to get one at any electronics store, or try the box…"
Feb 13
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Dexcom 4 machine won't charge

Hi, Somehow the little piece that connects to the charger got dislodged and now won't charge. Has anyone had this happen and could they fix it without sending it back to Dexcom? ThanksJenniferSee More
Feb 13
Jennifer replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Dexcom G4 Receiver “Transmitter Low Battery alert"?'
"I never am on vacation completely but am still part timing vacation:) I have to wait until Monday to get in touch with Dexcom, I always have problems when I communicate with them on weekends. Thanks so much for your help!"
Jan 26
Terry replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Dexcom G4 Receiver “Transmitter Low Battery alert"?'
"Good attitude, Jennifer! Vacations are nice even when we just simulate them. But you are on a real vacation, aren't you? I think we all have a love/hate relationship with our BG numbers. We'd love to be freed from the responsibility but…"
Jan 25
Jennifer replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Dexcom G4 Receiver “Transmitter Low Battery alert"?'
"Wow, That is great information Clare! Thanks"
Jan 25
Jennifer replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Dexcom G4 Receiver “Transmitter Low Battery alert"?'
"Thanks Terry, I kept thinking of you all day when I felt like I was missing something, not having my dexcom with me. Most of the day I have been worried but now I am sort of feeling like I am on vacation from diabetes! I only know what is going on…"
Jan 25
Terry replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Dexcom G4 Receiver “Transmitter Low Battery alert"?'
"Sorry for your bad luck while traveling. I'd think that Dexcom could send you a transmitter to most places in the world. Unfortunately, you'll probably need to pay your annual deductible before you get any insurance benefit. You'd…"
Jan 25
Clare replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Dexcom G4 Receiver “Transmitter Low Battery alert"?'
"They send you a new gray transmitter. Since the transmitter is only warrantied for 6 months and yours is over a year old, insurance should cover the replacement less whatever your deductible is and depending on your DME (durable medical equipment)…"
Jan 25
Jennifer replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Dexcom G4 Receiver “Transmitter Low Battery alert"?'
"My battery just died. I have had this transmitter for over a year. Will it be covered by insurance? Do you know the charge? I have not met my deductible this year? Do they just replace the battery or give a whole new transmitter? Thanks for your…"
Jan 25
Jennifer replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Dexcom G4 Receiver “Transmitter Low Battery alert"?'
"My battery just died. I have had this transmitter for over a year. Will it be covered by insurance? Do you know the charge? I have not met my deductible this year?"
Jan 25
Jennifer replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Dexcom G4 Receiver “Transmitter Low Battery alert"?'
"Thanks so much!"
Jan 24
Mocha replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Dexcom G4 Receiver “Transmitter Low Battery alert"?'
"When I got the "Low Transmitter Battery" warning, I had a week and then the transmitter completely died, Sunday to Sunday."
Jan 23
Jennifer replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Dexcom G4 Receiver “Transmitter Low Battery alert"?'
"Thank you so much! Your answer really helped!"
Jan 23

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At 7:43am on February 21, 2013, Marie B said…

hi Jennifer, I was wondering if you know any ex-pat Americans living in Costa Rica. How is life there for a diabetic? are you happy with your medical care? my husband is interested in perhaps moving there. he tells me the health care is good and affordable.

At 3:57pm on June 19, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Jennifer....
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 :)

At 4:10am on June 19, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Happy,Happy Birthday,Jennifer. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!
At 10:12am on August 15, 2010, Jim Roach said…
Welcome to Tudiabetes Jennifer!
At 6:14pm on August 12, 2010, catlover said…
Hi Jennifer- Welcome to TuD. We hope you like it here.
At 7:29am on August 12, 2010, clarence haynes said…
Greetings from TORONTO where INSULIN was discovereed by BANTING & BEST, JULY 30 1921. Check out our website, www.brdfoundation.com and maybe set up a diabetes support group in your area.I am the 92 senior partner, computer rookie, clinically dead in 1977 with aBG of 88o.A senior who is going to WEAR OUT not RUST OUT.Keep in touch clarence.haynes@sympatico.ca Check out my photos, you might find them interesting.
At 7:25pm on August 11, 2010, Linda G said…

It is, like coming home, isn't it....you've found your place.
luv.....linda
At 6:58pm on August 11, 2010, Linda G said…

Welcome home Jennifer.....
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, you can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the space provided. Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for. Here are a few useful links to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/minimedparadigmusers
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes/New_Member_Guide
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If you click on "About Us" on the top banner, you will find the explanation of the founding of TuDiabetes and the name
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes/index/show?noteKey=What_is_TuDiabetes%3F
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Take care....and keep in touch!
 
 
 

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