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Re: [IPk] CGMS low signals


Are you topping up the charge on your transmitter often enough?

Type 1 since 1968, pump user since 2002

On 28 May 2011 10:03, rosie featherstone <email @ redacted> wrote:

> I am self funding a Medtronic CGMS system I have bought some Sof-sensors. I
> insert these with an inserter at 60 degrees and then tape the sensor and
> transmitter down.   I am finding that almost 50% of the time I get either a
> low signal warning or a lost signal warning and no results When it works
> the
> sensor is very helpful
> I have rung Medtronic who say that either the sensor is too close to the
> skin and is moving or the sensor and the transmitter are separating as I
> move or the sensor is not getting wet enough. Either way it is costing
> loads
> every time I replace a sensor. I find this all hugely frustrating. Has
> anyone else experienced similar problems and how have they sorted it out?
> Rosie Featherstone
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