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Re: [IP] Dexcom Issues



 I think it is the moisturizer that is put on the posters skin prior to
inserting a sensor. I doubt if any adhesive is going to stick on "lotioned"
skin.
 > On February 28, 2018 at 7:16 AM Iluv4dogs
<email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
> 
 > I have used Stayputmedical patches with great success. I tried some
bcutesyb
> patches from another company (not grif grips) & they didn't last a week. I
> usually get about 3 wks from my sensors & change the patch when it begins to
> lift. Hope this helps p
>  
> 
> Sent from my iPad
> 
>  > On Feb 28, 2018, at 9:42 AM, MelanieTribeca
> <email @ redacted> wrote:
> > 
> > +1 for grif grips
> > 
> >> On Feb 28, 2018, at 9:30 AM, Nancy Bruns
> > <email @ redacted> wrote:
> >> 
> >> I always use a grif grips on my sensor. (Amazon). Otherwise mine wonbt
> > stay
> >> on long at all.
> >> 
> >> On Wed, Feb 28, 2018 at 8:28 AM Mary Jane <
> >> email @ redacted
> > <mailto:email @ redacted>> wrote:
> >> 
> >>> I do clean it with alcohol and I make sure my skin is as dry as possible
> >>> before applying. I believe they are sending me some tegaderm so maybe
 > >>> that'll help. I have extremely dry skin so I do apply lotion and
sometimes
> >>> use a butter bar in the bath to ensure moisture till I bathe again.
> >>> 
> >>> On Feb 28, 2018 8:23 AM, "susan lane" <
> >>> email @ redacted> wrote:
> >>> 
> >>>> This may sound dumb,but are you wiping the area with alcohol to remove
> >>>> all skin
 > >>>> oils before putting it on? You also have to make sure the area is
totally
> >>>> dry.
> >>>> You can also use hypafix or tegaderm to secure it better. Good luck.
> >>>> 
> >>>> On February 28, 2018, at 7:16 AM, maryjane4ever18
> >>>> <email @ redacted> wrote:
> >>>> 
> >>>> So I got my Dexcom last Wednesday. This will be the 3rd time I've had
> >>> to
> >>>> change
> >>>> it out within this week. First time was a bad sensor, second time I had
> >>>> just
> >>>> taken a bath and it said to change it. Now, it's falling off and I
> >>> haven't
> >>>> even
> >>>> taken a shower since the last time I changed it.B Any suggestions on how
> >>>> to
> >>>> keep
> >>>> it from coming off? I'm getting really frustrated. I have yet to change
> >>> it
> >>>> but
> >>>> know I will have to after I bathe today. Contemplating going ahead and
> >>>> changing
 > >>>> it before my shower. But then I'll have to call support to make sure
they
> >>>> send
> >>>> me another.... please help!
> >>>> 
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