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John Kirkland
  • 45, Male
  • Havertown, PA
  • United States
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Mar 17
John Kirkland replied to Gus's discussion 'What type of tegaderm you use to cover the Platinum sensor?' in the group Dexcom Users
"http://youtu.be/o4dUgRZB4h0 this stuff is the best. I just took a sensor off I started Feb 1. Today is Feb 27. I workout, too."
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For users of a Dexcom Continuous Glucose Monitoring ("CGM") deviceJust as a reminder with the recent release of the new Dexcom G4 to the US market--it is NOT okay to post about previous models or older sensors as being 'for sale' on this site.It is a violation of the Terms of Use because it is a prescription device, and any such efforts will unfortunately be removed.We encourage you to donate supplies to non-profits such as the Charles Ray III Diabetes Association (…See More
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John Kirkland replied to Melitta's discussion 'Need tips and advice, just starting my new Dexcom'
"This is great. I am getting my new Dexcom platinum this friday. Thanks for advice."
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How to get more mileage out of your Dexcom CGM

Here I show how I use some IV tape to extend the useful life of the dexcom CGM sensors. Sensors are expensive, and they work for longer than a week if you ca...
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At 11:50am on November 19, 2011, Linda G said…

Greetings, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY John! Great page (other than the visuals on the can of Spam lol)
Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?

At 6:51am on November 19, 2011, brokenpole said…

Happy Birthday, John!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

At 5:31am on November 19, 2011, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,John. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 11:37am on November 19, 2010, Doris D said…
At 4:27am on November 19, 2010, Teena said…

Happy Birthday!
At 9:08am on August 24, 2010, Spiced Ham said…
AWESOME, John!!! Was wondering if anyone knew what the Spiced Ham was referencing. Any chance you are a Monty Python fan? "Spam, Spam, Spam, Spam . . !" Nice to have you as a friend, and welcome to the Wide World of Pumping!
At 7:26pm on April 3, 2010, hellbelly said…
Jack Leg was my band; Medtronic 512; One-Touch Ultra...oh yeah!!! Mostly now I cycle, write, draw, read and take pictures.
At 6:16pm on March 30, 2010, Zoey Stevens said…
Hey John! Glad to be friends! its been a while since I logged on, so sorry for the delay! I organized a diabetes art show, heres the link http://pre-existingcondition.blogspot.com/
At 3:39am on March 5, 2010, Angela said…
I know,how bout it!!! hehe :).Can't wait to meet you.We even have the same pump (i think)
At 5:36pm on February 12, 2010, Chris said…
My wife joined... and invited me... so I joined... and you were already listed as my friend! booya! :)

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