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I've been wearing my Dexcom for about three months now just wondering if any other adults have had luck placing in a spot other than the abdomen?

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Living with type 1 diabetes since 1997.
Philadelphia, PA
my favorite dex spot is actually my thigh. it can go anywhere you can see sitting down. I usually go towards the inside of the thigh.

Not adult but my daughter loves the back of her arm works great last for average 1minth

Month

South Lake Tahoe, CA
I have it on my outer thigh and it last me around 5 weeks. I started using rock tape to see if I can wear it for the full 2 mths.

South Lake Tahoe, CA
**** inner thigh? it wont bump with your other thigh? I've thunder thighs 😕 that's why I ask

Living with type 1 diabetes since 1997.
Philadelphia, PA
it's sort of upper inner thigh. it's not directly facing the other thigh but it's on the upper thigh towards that one.

Living with type 1 diabetes since 1997.
Tucson, AZ
outer thigh & back of arm are both good. (wear vertically ) There's a super helpful Dexcom group on FB

Living with type 1 diabetes since 2013.
Randolph, NH
upper arm, thigh, calf, chest, butt, small of back....all work great for me

Dublin, IRL
What is Dexcom ?

South Lake Tahoe, CA
CGM! Continuous Glucose Monitor

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