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Re: [IP] Dexcom Issues



I use my arms...currently three weeks on my right forearm.

On Mar 3, 2018 12:20 PM, "KRISTINA BLAKE" <
email @ redacted> wrote:

>  I think the HCP insistence on "just the abs area" is due to the fact that
> that
> is where the Dexcom system was tested for FDA approval. Many (many, many,
> many)
> people use their arms, legs, . I wear my sensor on my "girls", upper and
> lower
> arms, sides of my torso. I've seen them on thighs, calves. you name it.
> And all
> of these places make for good accurate readings.
>  > On March 3, 2018 at 9:06 AM Kathy Bruckmeyer
> <email @ redacted> wrote:
> >
> >
> > Before ordering my Dexcom, met with my DE and she said you had to wear
> > it within 3 inches from your pump site and had to be in the abs.  I told
> > her I cannot use my abs any longer because of all the scar tissue and
> > she told me "yeah, you're so skinny, it's hard."
> >
> > Well, got the Dexcom and again, said to only use abs.   Does anyone else
> > use the Dexcom and insert it in another area where your pump site is?  I
> > use my upper arms and upper butt.  Sites in my legs don't last so I
> > really don't bother with that and stomach is out.
> >
> > Please advise.  I just might have to send this back.
> >
> > thank you.
> > Kathy Bruckmeyer
> >
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