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Is my continuous glucose monitor waterproof?

William Lee Dubois
Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism
The CGM monitors, generally speaking, don’t like water, and they are not waterproof. The good news is that the modern sensors and transmitters are essentially waterproof. So if you leave the monitor on the bathroom countertop and just jump into the shower or tub you’ll be fine.
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