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Re: [IP] Dexcom Issues



 I think the origina; poster should fin the placement guidelines in her users
manual and make a copy for her CDE. She'll be doing a service for other PWD's in
that practice

 > On March 3, 2018 at 2:08 PM Bill Earthlink
<email @ redacted> wrote:
> 
> 
>  Read the fine print!!! No Closer than three inches. Keep it AWAY from pump
> infusion site
> 
> Sent from my iPhone
> 
>  > 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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