The recommended body areas for sensor insertion are 2 inches from the navel, 1 inch from the insulin pump infusion site, and 1 inch from any manual insulin injection site.
Most users choose to apply their CGM sensors to the back of the arm
, while it is also important to avoid areas with scarring, tattoos, bones, or irritation.
A sensor just under the skin measures glucose levels 24 hours a day and sends results to a wearable device or cell phone.
Medtronic provides instructions for insertion of glucose sensors in the MiniMed 770G system, MiniMed 670G, MiniMed 630G, and Guardian Connect systems. The recommended body areas for sensor insertion are 2 inches from the navel, 1 inch from the insulin pump infusion site, and 1 inch from any manual insulin injection site. Assistance may be needed for sensor insertion into the back of the upper arm and buttocks, and the site should be washed with soap and water and cleaned with an alcohol swab.
Locations for inserting glucose sensors | Medtronic Diabetes
Most users choose to apply their CGM sensors to the back of the arm, where the sensor is less likely to swipe against door frames. It’s considered comfortable for sleeping, and it may help the adhesive stick longer because the tricep doesn’t twist and flex as much as the abdomen does.
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