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I will be going in to try the Dex Com G4. Where would be the best place for me to start so that way I can get the most out of the trial? What features and benefits should I be concerned with? individual specific issues vs general comparisons to…Continue
I've been using the dexcom cgm for about 6 weeks. I've had at least 5 sensors that fell off withing 2 days. The tape just seems to not stick. Other times, it lasts the full 7 days without any problem. Any suggestions?
I'm curious to know how having diabetes has influenced your career path? Or was it not considered at all? I realize that there are certain careers in which it would be unacceptable to have diabetes and function...ie commercial airline pilot. Are…Continue
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Following the “rules” of Type 1 Diabetes management sometimes means absolutely NOTHING..
We can do everything right and do the same thing day after day after day and get different results.
Yesterday I blogged about Eden needing to stop, think and act in…Continue
After two trips to the e.r., one trip to the doctor's office where I flat out told my doctor to admit me, they finally discovered what has been making me throw up so much this year. I thought I had 3 bouts of the stomach flu but after this last admission and the nausea meds not working they decided to do some tests. After an upper GI that showed food in my stomach after fasting for 12 hours they did a gastric emptying study and discovered I don't digest my food. So now I deal with neuropathy…Continue
I think I found a new primary doctor that I will enjoy working with. My old primary just up and left without letting her patients know. I made an appointment with her replacement and went in to see her today. Once I checked in I was informed that this new doctor was not coming in today and I would be seeing someone else. This office is not earning my respect at this moment, but all I need is a referral to an endocrinologist, so I don't care who I see today.
I finally get called back…Continue
Things only a diabetic knows
There is a great little graphic floating around from Healthline.com titled the 29 things only a diabetic knows. I laughed so hard as I read it I nearly cried. I hope you go check it out at:…
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