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Re: [IP] Continous Blood Glucose Sensor



It is my understanding that the insertion of the CGMS sensor
is done by the dr at the office, not the patient.  It is supposed to take
readings for 3 days but my nephew's and others that I have heard about only
lasted 24 hours.
Good luck
Sharon H
Nebraska
Mom to Sean 6 dx 1/99 (soon to be pumping)
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To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: Thursday, August 09, 2001 2:38 PM
Subject: [IP] Continous Blood Glucose Sensor


> I am pretty excited about being able to try the CBGS from minimed and was
> wondering if anyone in the group has tried it and what the experiences
were.
> Minimed is apparently sponsoring trials at doctor's offices accross the
> country. I have known about the Continous Sensor for a while and am happy
to
> finally be able to try it. My only fear is that I won't be able to
> effectively get the set into me. I have not had much success with sets
other
> than the softset - the sillouette never worked for me. I am hoping to get
a
> good picture of my blood sugar patterns - heck - maybe I'll even eat pizza
> and fast food to see how it effects my blood sugars. Just thought I'd
check
> in to see other's experiences. Feedback would be appreciated. Thanks.
>
> ms
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