"My suggestions are:
1. Have a GREAT time in your travels.
2. Change to your destination time zone as soon as "We have reached an altitude where approved electronic devices can now be used with the exception of..."
"I decided to look up calibrate:
1 : to ascertain the caliber of (as a thermometer tube)
2 : to determine, rectify, or mark the graduations of (as a thermometer tube)
3 : to standardize (as a measuring instrument) by…"
"HI. I always test twice (one poke, two strips).and enter both readings.
I would tend to agree that as long as the BG number you enter is representative of BG, it should not affect the accuracy.
Would you be doing so only to save on one strip?
I regularly let my MiniMed 722 run until I receive the “NO DELIVERY” message.
When you say “ran out” does that mean you had no bars or indication on your pump of insulin left in the reservoir. Did you not receive…"
I have been using my CGM for about 3-4 months now and love it.
For my first few sensors I replaced them at day 7, as I became more comfortable with the idea of extending their life, I have begun to do so.
I have seen posts with methods of…"
"We too are disappointed!
Where you at the Starbucks at 16 and Crooks?
We met at the Starbucks on Crooks at the I-75/Crooks Road exit.
There will be another meet up planned, we will make sure we are all on the same page!"
"I never enter bG readings within the first hour (or so) of waking up. Yes, I do the finger pokes-- but if Dexcom is wrong, I don't enter them. (If it had spent my later sleeping hours in "stale" fluid by my accidentally sleeping on…"
"I too have had this happen with only 1 or 2 day old sensors. Then it "calms" down and gets very accurate. I have used DEX7 for 7 months now and always try to insert new sensors when I can afford to have it be not so accurate, ex traveling,…"
Very cool that you already found the Great Lakes Group. Usually I scan the new members and invite people that live in the bordering states.
I live in Minneapolis.
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