Using my Bolus Wizard

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My current Medtronic pump and previous Medtronic pumps (that I can remember) have all had a nice feature called the “Bolus Wizard”. The bolus wizard was made to help take the mathematics out of diabetes, or at least ease the pressure of needing a math degree to stay healthy. Based on your blood sugar, your carb count, your insulin to carb ratio (I:C ratio) and your correction factor, it will figure out how much insulin you need for a meal or for a blood sugar correction. I rely on it so much now that I’m not sure I could even tell you my I:C ratio (I now have 4 different I:C ratios so that complicates things further).



New insulin pump!

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Yesterday, I got a great package in the mail, my new insulin pump!  I have upgraded to the Minimed 530G with Enlite sensor.   It’s not a drastic change because I’ve always been with Minimed and I have been using their CGM as well.  But, I’ve heard that the 530G’s Enlite sensor is much more […]