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RE: [IP] DexCom system accuracy and Paradigm RT alerts



Dave asked:

1. You mentioned if someone sweats a lot during activity the readings are
wrong. Will the readings be correct after the sweat has dried or must the
user re-calibrate?

2. You mentioned for swimming to use the shower patch and ensure it is
properly sealed. If you went swimming with no shower patch would this
destroy the sensor, or could you just reconnect the transmitter afterwards
and everything would work fine?
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1. After sweating, the Sensor will recover-- but it takes a long time,
several hours.

2. If you were in fresh water (lake, river) the Sensor would just be
suffering an extreme case of "sweating". I don't know about Chlorine in
pools or hot tubs, that might damage the Sensor in an irreversible way.
(I suspect that it WOULD.)
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