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Old 09-25-2016, 14:39   #1
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Hello I am the father of a 13 year old T1 diabetic. He was diagnosed approximately 6 years ago and has been pumping for 5 years. We recently bought a CGM system that is only available in the US but we reside in Canada and are Canadiens. I bought it on eBay and purchased it because he could monitor his BG using his phone which is important for a teenager. At the time of the purchase there was an active market for supplies on eBay. It now appears that eBay is removing any listings for Dexcom supplies from its site. We now find ourselves with the problem of trying to source supplies for his CGM. If anyone can offer any assistance please let me know. The CGM has been a great addition to his diabetes management and we are able to follow his BG throughout the day.

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Sorry I don't know of any alternative market for the G5. Best I can think of is to use the G4 and put the Dexcom Share app on his phone...

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Hello I am the father of a 13 year old T1 diabetic. He was diagnosed approximately 6 years ago and has been pumping for 5 years. We recently bought a CGM system that is only available in the US but we reside in Canada and are Canadiens. I bought it on eBay and purchased it because he could monitor his BG using his phone which is important for a teenager. At the time of the purchase there was an active market for supplies on eBay. It now appears that eBay is removing any listings for Dexcom supplies from its site. We now find ourselves with the problem of trying to source supplies for his CGM. If anyone can offer any assistance please let me know. The CGM has been a great addition to his diabetes management and we are able to follow his BG throughout the day.
I have ordered infusion sets from this place, although they do require a prescription for your very first order.

CGM supplies are not cheap, don't know if you want to pay the price they are asking. https://www.adwdiabetes.com/search.a...xcom%20sensors

Why not call Dexcom and order directly from them? That is what I do as our health care system (Medicare) does not cover the cost of CGMs.

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I don't think you can order the G5 directly from Dexcom with a Canadian prescription (as it's not approved there yet)? Worth a shot, though.

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