We usually get around 12 days with ours. I'm pretty happy about it because with the Dex7 it was about 9 or 10.
Funny and so very true! Thanks for posting it.
Ours was about what you paid - maybe $50 less.
Thank you for posting this - it makes me feel not so alone. My dd seems to be much like yours and it can be very discouraging sometimes.
Thanks for posting this, BrendaK; I just ordered one for Bethany. :)
My 7yo dd loves using her tummy for her sites. We use a steel cannula set. She also uses her bum but we seem to have higher numbers using that...
Does anyone know what the cost is for a box of these?
Yes, we use numbing cream. We just make sure to wipe it off and also use an alcohol wipe after that.
Mary and Suzanne, I think you're right. It doesn't make sense for me to keep it on and keep hoping it will start working properly. Duh! :) I'll...
I like this!:)
We've only been cgm'ing for 3 weeks and our first sensor lasted 9 days and our second one is on day 11 BUT hasn't been working that great. We've...
We still check her at least 6 or 7 times a day. We started the Dex about 3 weeks ago so I don't know if that number will go down as we become more...
Happy Birthday, Richard!
I really enjoyed reading your book - it is inspiring and I love your cheerful attitude towards life. I hope you had a...
We just switched to the Orbit Micros. My dd likes them so much more than the insets we were using.
I buy ours from Solara Medical - here is a...
I gained 20 pounds after my dd was diagnosed! I am s l o w l y working it back off but it is hard.
So it isn't too bulky to have both the Ping and the Dexcom on his belt?
Aha! Good idea, I'll have to look for one of those. Thanks!
eta - I just ordered a clear pouch from Too Sweet Boutique.
We order Bethany's pump...
Where/how did your dd end up wearing it?
I see that your dd is just a little older than mine. She will be starting the Dexcom next week and I...
We've bought our last 3 pouches from her - we love them! I didn't know she was closed for the summer.
:D I second this.
ETA - I finished reading the thread and see that you have worked it out. :)
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