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 […]



What a difference a year makes in CGM graphs

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(Click graphs to zoom in). These are two CGM graphs from CareLink (Minimed). The first graph is from 2012, the second graph is from 2013 (last two weeks of September).  As you can see, in 2012 I rarely was “in range”.  In 2013, majority of my numbers were in range.  It’s crazy to see how […]


Wordless Wednesday-ouch! (warning this isn’t pretty)

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My CGM sensor left a nice mark on Sunday (took photo on Monday-it got even darker by this morning) Because you have to take the good with the bad or in this case the bad with the good, I figured I would include a happier photo also.  Since I signed up for a triathlon on […]



Airport Security-body scanners and x-ray fun

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Traveling with diabetes is fun.  I’m sure all of you reading this can share in my excitement of traveling with T1D.  Not only do you have to worry if you packed all of your supplies but you also have to worry if the supplies will all fit in your carry-on, or if you decide to […]