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Re: [IP] Dexcom questions



I'd love to try it.

Stacey M

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 > On Apr 29, 2014, at 11:36, d-d
<din-din+email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
 > I'll send you a piece of Opsite that you can just stick on yourself so you
can find out if it itches.
> 
 > I put on the sensor as instructed, then cut 4 narrow strips of Opsite and
tape around the edges. The Dexcom 7+ absolutely refused to work with anything
covering it, and so I've just continued taping around the G4 sensors. I get 2
weeks per sensor, and if I didn't tape, the thing would fall off in 2 days.
> 
> Denise Br.
> :-)
>> On 4/29/2014 10:11 AM, Stacey Martin wrote:
>>  I just inserted my first dexcom sensor, and I have a couple of questions. I
 >> heaved send minimed sof sensors and enlites, and I always over taped them.
It
 > > seems that that shouldn't be done with the dexcom. I used Tegaderm hp
because
> my
 > > skin reacts very badly to most tape. I've seen that many use opsite flex
fix.
> Is
> > that hypoallergenic? I've also seen that people cut a hole for where the
> sensor
> .
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