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Tired of my CGM hanging and i hate adhesives!
I have a CGM and really like it, but i HATE wearing the adhesives over it. The CGM is so small and once i put the adhesive over it, it looks like I just had surgery. I hate this especially in the summer. I get way more questions when its all bandaged. Also the adhesive gets all gross, grey and peels...
22 Dec 2011
Holding the CGM in place
Hey all, I've been on my CGM for about a month or so and I use the Minimed Revel system. They gave me some of those IV adhesive things and some tegaderm ones to go over the sensor and transmitter to hold it in place. Anytime I shower though, the adhesive comes off, and therefore, so does the bandage...
10 Jul 2011
Dexcom vs MiniMed Alarms
Hey all - I've been a happy user of Dexcom for years now. It's time to get a new pump and CGMS so I'm considering switching to MiniMed. Having only one device on my belt would be convenient. But the main reason I'm considering switching is that the Dexcom alarm doesn't wake up at...
13 Jan 2011
Comparing CGMs - What are the differences?
So I've been searching the various threads looking for comparisons and feel like which I know which CGM seems to get the highest reviews. But if you have used or tried more than one of the different CGMs (Dexcom, Medtronic, or Freestyle or other?) and can actually compare them, I would really appreciate...
21 Dec 2010
Another day with the cgms
So my cgm ended late last night, and I decided to charge it up overnight so I wouldn't have to be awake for hours trying to get it calibrated before bedtime. Here's been my day so far. I got up at 9 and checked my blood sugar. It was a little high, but I knew if I corrected it, I'd have to...
4 May 2010
CGM site and Air pockets/bruising
I recently tried to place the sensor for the CGM below my pant line and when I did so the site blew up and looked like I had a golf ball under the skin. It is now a week later and its still hard in an area and bruised a beautiful spectrum of greens and blues... Has anyone ever had experiences like this...
20 Aug 2009
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