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What should I know about the power supply of a CGM transmitter?

William Lee Dubois
Endocrinology Diabetes & Metabolism
Transmitters either use those “button” batteries, rechargeable batteries, or are a sealed battery/transmitter package guaranteed to last a certain time period. This last style requires you to buy a new one when it runs out of juice, generally every year. And of course, if the maker decides to stop manufacturing the sealed transmitters in the future, you will be forced to upgrade and your monitor will become an expensive paperweight.
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