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Re: [IP] Tandem G5 Dexcom Integration and Medicare, too (?)



Why do you feel the G4 works better?

On Sun, Sep 17, 2017 at 10:46 PM Maryle Ashley <
email @ redacted> wrote:

> Tandem sent an email saying my Tandem X2 pump can now be updated (via a
> software download) to integrate the Dexcom G5 receiver (just as the T:slim
> does the G4).B  That was a big selling point when I was getting the Tandem
> in
> March 2017.B  (As was the luer lock.)
>
> Now with Medicare restrictions on the Dexcom phone app, I wonder if
> Medicare
> supports the Tandem integration. No word sent on that.
>
> After limping through this year, having to go to Liberty, being dropped
> when
> Liberty was sold, begging Dexcom for each Dexcom supply this summer often
> calling back the next week when nothing shipped--- Dexcom gave me the
> option
> to be a cash customer again while they sort out the process for original
> Medicare. I took it and I took a break.B  I bought a G4 system to have
> longer
> transmitter life.B  I think G4 works better than the G5 for me.B  Losing
> my G4
> transmitter in 2016 was a really, really big mistake.B
>
> MaryleTandem, Dexcom G4
> .
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