My name is Clemma and I am writing about my experience with the Dexcom Seven continuous glucose monitoring system. I live in Minneapolis with my young son and my not so young husband. I was diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes 11 years ago, when I was almost 21 years old. I started pumping 7 years ago, first with a Minimed 508, then an Animas IR1200, and now with the OmniPod. Friday, June 29 I hooked up to my newest constant companion, the one and only Comrade Dex...
Monday, October 22, 2007
Moral of this story: Look before you rip.
Friday, October 19, 2007
I also took a Dexcom break. I had a couple bad sensors, and then my calibration cable broke. After they replaced the sensors and the cable I just didn't get around to starting again. I put in a new sensor at work this morning and realized I forgot the transmitter at home, but I'll be initializing it tonight. I was surprised to have two bad sensors in a row. I think my next post should be about when sensors fail. The Dexcom manual kind of glosses over that, if I remember correctly.