Several people have asked me recently where I found the skins for my Dexcom CGM receiver. (I call them "jackets", but I also named my CGM "Jim", so take that for what you will.) You know, these?
I ordered them from Dexcom's online store when I started on the CGM earlier this year, but that feature of the website has since been taken down. I called Dexcom yesterday to get the official scoop, so if you want to order some of these, here's what to do.
My Jim is always wearing one of his jackets, and they serve a few purposes for me.
It keeps him protected, both from scratches to the housing (the skins, unfortunately, leave the screen uncovered), and from moisture (like the times where he's sitting on my bathroom counter, and I wash my face a little too enthusiastically - wipes right off!).
|I wanted to caption this with "You missed a spot!", but
decided that's possibly too creepy.
And lastly, they're kind of fun - I appreciate being able to customize, to some degree, my robot parts. Medical equipment doesn't have to be boring in order to work properly.
They aren't something you "need", but they're sure nice to have.
*Dexcom did not ask me to mention any of this here, though I did warn the customer rep I spoke with that I would be posting the information he gave me on my website. The middle photo is one he sent me.