"Are you referring to the wire inserted under the skin bending? I thought it was the scar tissue under the skin that causes the bending. I assume that you have low body fat. For me, I am 26 percent body fat so I have no issue with using my abdomen. I…"
"My big problem is with the sensor bending. I teach yoga and the stomach area does not work. Lying on it also makes it bend, so the side body does not work. Tried my quads and it bended when I slept. I have managed only 3 days at a time because of…"
"I am using the new 530G with the CGM. I can honestly say, it is a major improvement as far as comfort is concerned. And the insertion is much better than the harpoon version was. It does take a few times to master the application process. I highly…"
"Not having that 45 degree would be really great but if it's not accurate or has problems more so than what I am using I hesitate to switch. I'm also am considered brittle and most of my lows are at night and I can sleep through an…"
"I used Medtronic CGM for several months, stopped for maybe a month, decided to give it another try for another month or two. It's cumbersome (but not impossible) to calibrate, somewhat painful or at best uncomfortable, expensive and inaccurate,…"
"great question. I switched from dexcom ( which I loved) on advice of my endo and CDE. Gave dex to friend. I have made peace with the MM system, but it is no where as reliable as dex. I actually test more often, than with no sensor. at times , it is…"
I've been on the fence about switching to the latest pump and sensor from Medtronic because of what I've been reading here. I know this system has been use in Europe from some time before it was approved for use here. So I guess my question is, has this sensor always been a problem?See More
"I read the Contour Next is only good to 41 degrees according to the information I read on it. This might be true for all meters. The magazine Diabetes Forecast has a sections on meters in January issus. I am sure this info is on there web site…"
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