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Re: [IP] Re: insulin-pumpers-digest V13 #1367



This might have a logical answer, but it takes me both hands to inject my
sensor. HOW do you do it with one hand, putting it on your upper arm?

On Sun, Mar 4, 2018 at 7:49 PM, Susan Marshall <
email @ redacted> wrote:

> I have used my Dex on my upper arm with success!
>
> Date: Sat, 3 Mar 2018 21:12:04 -0500
> From: Susan Marshall <email @ redacted>
> Subject: [IP] Re: Dexcom Issues
>
> Date: Sat, 3 Mar 2018 12:06:33 -0500
> From: Kathy Bruckmeyer <email @ redacted
> >
> Subject: [IP] Dexcom Issues
>
> 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
>
>  Kathy, I have a dexcom too. I am on my third week wearing it on the back
> of my
> upper arm with no problems!
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