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Re: [IP] Dexcom Issues



 Read the fine print!!! No Closer than three inches. Keep it AWAY from pump
infusion site

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 > On Mar 3, 2018, at 11:11 AM, 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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