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Re: [IP] Medtronic CGM and thighs



 After one false start I have successfully inserted my DEXCOM on my thigh. No
more belly shaving. WhaaaHoooo!

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 > On Mar 9, 2017, at 3:09 PM, email @ redacted
wrote:
> 
> Taleena
> 
> 
> I use to have same issue with scar tissue on my abdomen due to infusion sets
> and pregnancies.
> However thanks to all my doctors I got a Tummy Tuck (as a result of a
> hysterectomy) and oh my god
 > what a difference, now better insulin absorption that I use in the fatty
tissue
> on my back right above the buttock area.
> and CGM's in the front of my abdomen. 
> 
> 
 > Insurance should really look into making Tummy Tucks a necessity not a
cosmetic
> for insulin users.
> 
> 
> Where on the thighs do you put the CGM?
> 
> Cynthia
> 
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Taleena Kunstek <email @ redacted>
> To: IP <email @ redacted>
> Cc: Insulin-Pumpers <email @ redacted>
> Sent: Wed, Mar 8, 2017 8:01 am
> Subject: Re: [IP] Medtronic CGM and thighs
> 
> I use my upper arms rather than abdomen. I get better readings there after
> having so much scar tissue from my previous pregnancies in my belly
> 
> Taleena Kunstek
> 
>> On Mar 8, 2017, at 8:55 AM, Shaun Kluzek
> <email @ redacted> wrote:
>> 
>> Does anyone using medtronics sensors for CGM use them on their upper legs or
>> thighs instead of on their abdomen?
>> .
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