A Simple Rotation

I find that my opportunities to “hack” my diabetes are few and far between while I’m still on insulin pens. It seems like the insulin pump is the go-to hackable diabetes device for various reasons. That said, I’m testing a slightly different approach to my OpSite Flexifix for my newest Dexcom sensor.

I’m hoping the simple 45 degree rotation will keep this initial layer of tape secure for a bit longer, delaying the eventual second application of tape in an attempt to squeeze as many days of life out of my sensors.

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A Numbers Game


I know it’s dangerous to talk about this stuff publicly, but this is the date I wrote on my latest Dexcom sensor when I stuck it on the back of my arm. It’s still going after three weeks. Any chance it’ll last through my trip to Stanford?

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