Dexcom Cases: Big News!
Posted on April 21, 2014 by Laddie
If you use the Dexcom G4 and have been searching for the perfect case for your receiver, I have great news for you! Yesterday on Facebook I read that Tallygear has come out with a silicone skin that is similar to the cases that many of us use on our cellphones.
In the year and a half that I have been using the G4, I have invested more money than I care to admit trying to find the perfect case for my G4 receiver. The black leather case provided by Dexcom is huge and extremely masculine. Great if you want to wear the receiver on your belt, but incredibly clunky if you like to keep it in your pocket. I tried a few cases designed for Blackberry phones and they almost worked. But not quite. A few other cases from Amazon were quickly returned or tossed in the trash.
I ended up using two cases that were okay, but not exactly what I wanted. The first was a case that I found out about in the Dexcom Users group at TuDiabetes. It was designed by the friend of a Dexcom user and was manufactured with 3D printing at Shapeways. It has been my main case, but the color has faded terribly. Although my receiver has survived more than one fall while in this case, I’m not convinced that the case provides much protection especially as it has gotten older and more flimsy. You can check out this case here.
The other case that I have used was purchased at Tallygear. It is a lycra fabric case with a clear plastic front that completely encases the G4 receiver. It […]