All Blog Posts Tagged 'alternate' (2)

Give Your Fingers A Break "A Diabetes Tidbit"

Nikki's been testing on her fingers since she was 2 years old. she is now 14 and we wanted to give her fingers a break so her brother Patrick taught her how to test on her arm.

check it out: http://bit.ly/xP5eFV

Added by Julie on January 26, 2012 at 11:53am — No Comments

Dexcom alternate site placement, take 2...

I swear, I could be Dexcom's poster child for keeping the sensor in your abdomen. My first venture into alternate sites was my upper arm, which lasted all of 6 days. Although I didn't have a problem with it staying on, the readings just weren't terribly accurate. Since my initial trial in April, I've been able to get at least 10 days per sensor, and that makes the frugal part of me very happy. Less than my promised 7 days? Not so much. Plus, I rarely have the extra hands available to help me… Continue

Added by bardowlatry on July 19, 2011 at 1:30pm — 1 Comment

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