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RE: [IP] Dexcom Issues



Thank you so much for the suggestion. I'm kinda getting a bunch of
different things to see what will hold it on best with my skin type. I will
definitely check out what you suggested!

On Feb 28, 2018 6:45 PM, "Sue" <
email @ redacted> wrote:

> Hi Maryjane,
>
>  I had a problem with the sensor falling off when I first got it. I also
> got a
> rash from the tape. The solution I used was to get "Simpatch," which is a
> pre-cut adhesive patch. It even comes in a bunch of colors. I'm partial to
> purple. p
>   Anyway, I put one on before inserting the sensor, and then put another on
> after I insert the sensor & add the transmitter. They have a hole in them
> the
> exact size of the transmitter. I have never had a rash from these patches,
> and
> they hold my sensor/transmitter on tight as can be! I've never had a
> problem
> with them in the shower. I get them from Amazon & have them on auto-ship.
>
> Good luck!
>
> Sue
>  "One of the greatest experiences in life is making a difference in someone
> else's life.b
>
>
> -----Original Message-----
>  From: email @ redacted
> [mailto:email @ redacted] On Behalf Of maryjane4ever18
> Sent: Wednesday, February 28, 2018 9:17 AM
> To: IP <email @ redacted>
> Subject: [IP] Dexcom Issues
>
>   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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