FLATLINERS CLUB

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FLATLINERS CLUB

A club to share your successful and not so successful trends (graphs) from your CGM or Glucose Meters....

Members: 219
Latest Activity: 6 hours ago

The most elite Diabetes club on the net ;)

Below you will find FIVE different discussions to chose from to post your trends (Please do not post them on the main page)....

 

1. Flatline 12-24 hours (trends that you are proud to share).

 

2. Flatline 1-11 hours (trends that you are proud to share)

 

3. Rocky Mountains (low and high blood sugar peaks).- Days where we have very low blood sugars and the highest of high blood sugar peaks.

 

4. Rollercoaster- "lines that aren't flatlines, but aren't exactly Himalayas/Rocky mountains either" this is the in between area

 

5. What in the World? This is the area for those things that just are'nt right with your CgM trends.

 

Post your trends, don't be bashful. There's not many things better in a diabetics life than discussing glucose trends (good or bad) with other diabetics. Remember, the bottom line is this group is for support, not in anyway a competition.

 

 


Diabetes Forum

12-24 Hour Flatline

Started by Danny. Last reply by onesaint Sep 15. 2184 Replies

The below 24 hr trend is from Nate, a 15 year old type 1 Diabetic... with a little help from his mom Emily, they are achieving some of the most inspiring trends to date. A 15 year old producing 24 hr Flatlines??? wow! Need I say more?"WOW, a little…Continue

1-11 Hour Flatline

Started by Danny. Last reply by Terry May 29. 546 Replies

Kate, AKA Queen of the 1-11 hour Flatline area strikes again. She has managed to pull off a perfectly level 3 hour Flatline this time.... not an easy task to achieve. Good morning Sunshine indeed!Reply by Kate on May 24, 2011 at 4:44am"Good Morning,…Continue

Rocky Mountains (low valleys and HIGH peaks)

Started by Danny. Last reply by Terry May 18. 652 Replies

70-140 Range 11/14/2010 I had friends and family over and went a little crazy. I'm human! Does it look more like the Himalayas or Rocky Mountains? Hmm..  Post your not so flatline (low and high peaks) like photo's within this discussion. I…Continue

Rollercoasters

Started by FHS. Last reply by Terry May 28. 490 Replies

So, there has to be a category for lines that aren't flatlines, but aren't exactly Himalayas either. I thought, maybe, Appalachians, but I'm not sure if I'm even spelling the word correctly. How about just, 'Rollecoasters". Here's my attempt to…Continue

What in the world??

Started by onesaint. Last reply by Terry Jun 5. 153 Replies

This is the area for those things that just are'nt right. For instance from yesterday to today my Dexcom sensor has been off. If I fingerstick 100 the Dex says 180, if Im 150 the Dex says 260! So, the PG expression is "what in the world?" Normally,…Continue

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Comment by onesaint 6 hours ago

Clare, that's amazing. It's fantastic to have the endo and CDE cheering you on. When your doing as well as you are, it's hard for them to scorn you.

Comment by Clare 11 hours ago

Thanks Terry, the Omnipod has certainly helped dramatically smooth out the ups and downs. I find now if the basal rate is perfect I can get 8-10 hours of solid between the lines numbers. The combination Dex/Op has improved virtually every aspect of my life from my concentration, my sleep, my energy level and of course my D. I routinely get 3-4 weeks from my sensors and only change them out when I get consistent ??? or dropped readings. My transmitter was new less than 6 months ago so hopefully that will continue to function properly. My endo and CDE are now on my cheering squad instead of blasting me for too many hypos. 5.5 is a "non-D" A1C so I'm pretty happy about it.

Comment by Terry 11 hours ago

Nice line, Clare! I think one of the biggest advantages with this kind of line is the low variability. Your SD of 20 is excellent. I saw in one study that measured non-D people that their SD was 15.

I used to be able to easily get 14 days from a sensor. I just changed out my last sensor due to a few hours of ??? status. I also changed my transmitter that was 9 months old. We'll see if I can get better performance.

I've had several Dex lows like yours where it was not really as low as the recorded line.

103 is a great average when you limit time less than 70 to 2%!

Comment by Clare 12 hours ago

Here's my line from yesterday:

My sensor is on day 15 one calibration was because Dex was saying 60 and I disagreed with it meter said 77. The rest are pretty close.
The green band is 70-150 mg/dl
Time in range: 98%
Time < 70 mg/dl: 2%
Time > 150 mg/dl: 0%
Avg: 103
SD: 20
Overall I'm thrilled with this. Especially not really being low - Dex just "thought" I was low.

Comment by Terry 12 hours ago

Here's my line from yesterday:

My sensor is on its 11th day and the "lumpiness" of the line is due to its age. The second and third calibrations (red stars) show the sensor drift.

The green band is 65-140 mg/dl. My goals are in the [brackets].

Time in range = 88% [>= 80%]
Time <= 65 mg/dl = 4% (lowest value = 61 mg/dl) [<= 5%] Average = 105 mg/dl [<= 110 mg/dl} Standard deviation = 30 [<= 30] Overall, I am happy with these results.

Comment by Ralph 13 hours ago

Grey bar is set for lower edge 3.8 (69mg/dl) to upper limit 4.8(87mg/dl). Crazy that the Nav was withdrawn in America where I guess it was invented! It is extremely accurate and has good range (I used a dex 7plus also in the past but the Nav was much better for the above reasons for me). There is now a Nav 2 (I have the old Nav 1.5). Nav 2 has colour screen... Still anything giving feedback helps! Regards

Comment by Terry 13 hours ago

Ralph - Nice work! What values does the grey bar on the graph represent? It looks like the lower edge is less than 4 mmol/L. It's too bad that most of these pre-formatted displays scrunch our lines into such a narrow part of the screen. I've never used the Navigator since it's not available in the US. It's ironic since I live less than 10 miles from the Abbott Diabetes headquarters in Alameda, California.

Comment by Ralph 13 hours ago

In case line in prev post looks too neat, here is the day before. Bit poor signal at night - was probably lying on it (is in my usual placa back of left arm). Got up with fine BG 4.3 (77) however. In a hurry so no food nor insulin then fast cycle to work (E). I expected BG to go down but liver dump spiked glucose to 7 (126). Did not believe the Nav hence the cross where used BM stick to confirm. Just what Dr B says: never exercise early in morning with no insulin!

Great to see the flatlining continuing here. Continued inspiration so many thanks!

Comment by Ralph 14 hours ago

SOme lovely lines here! I have n't posted for a while as stopped using Navigator for a while as felt I was stable and the Nav had taught me what to do! However without the constant reminder habits start to slide and last HbA1c was up to 5.4 so out with the Nav again - an old friend! Here is yesterdays line - ah, back in control again!

Comment by yeagen yesterday

I am learning so much from all of you. Thank you.

 

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