CGM issues

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When my continuous glucose monitor works, it’s probably the best thing to happen to my life with diabetes since the insulin pump.  It gives me peace of mind that everything is working properly.  Days when I’m not wearing it, I freak out and test way more often than I probably need to or I don’t […]


Halfway there!

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I can’t believe I will be 20 weeks tomorrow-half way point!! I’m about halfway through my second trimester and it’s amazing. I remember thinking in the first trimester that I couldn’t understand why anyone would have more than one baby because the first trimester was ROUGH. Now that I’m halfway through the second trimester, I […]





Pregnancy with Type 1 Diabetes – Fears

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Being pregnant comes with a lot of fears: Am I getting enough nutrients for the baby? Am I taking the right precautions to avoid listeria? Did the alcohol I had before I knew I was pregnant affect the baby? Am I drinking enough water? Have I remembered to take my pre-natal vitamins everyday? Is my […]





Pregnancy and Type 1 Diabetes-The First Trimester

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The first thirteen weeks/first trimester flew by (although I didn’t think so at the time).  I admit I was completely unprepared for how I would feel. I thought I would just have morning sickness that would be a pain to deal with because nobody really talks about the other symptoms. For me the number one […]