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: 220
Latest Activity: 1 hour 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 Terry on October 22, 2014 at 12:56pm

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 on October 22, 2014 at 12:46pm

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 on October 22, 2014 at 12:35pm

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 on October 21, 2014 at 5:28pm

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

Comment by yeagen on October 21, 2014 at 5:24pm

Thanks, Bambi. I have an appointment soon with the endo and we will discuss it.

Comment by Bambi on October 20, 2014 at 5:40am

Yeagen, acidrock post so many informational post. I follow and have not posted myself in a long time although am getting the hang of flat lining. My endo was every impressed at my read outs. When it comes to placement of your unit it use my upper stomach just below the ribs and 3 inches from my belly button. One women I know has suggested her breast which I may try. Similar to you I'm extremely thin and limited on territory for placement. I can not even use my arms. My Dexcom has changed my life for my benefit, I am very insulin sensitive and can watch my trends and be alarmed in the night. Also as anidrock said it's a great teaching tool I would say get find a spot on that body and give it a chance.

Comment by onesaint on October 19, 2014 at 9:45pm

Clare, fantastic overnight. How did you widdle things down so tight?


Terry, totally agree about paying attention to the data. When I'm not diligently looking to keep an eye, things seems to drift even when I am strictly low carb.



Yeagen, you've got a place here as long as there is hope for tight control. That what flatliners is for me and hopefully others; a constant reminder that normal BGs are attainable. And, I love that it's here, because I forget that is the case sometimes.



AR, keep setting the bar high, you;re the poster child for this group. :)



And here's a 24 trend from yesterday. I pulled off Indian food for lunch (no rice and 1/2 a pathra with masala and curries), then home made thin crust pizza for dinner (mmm, cheese). You can see my not so expert carb calc for pizza. ;)
Be well, Ya'll.


Comment by Terry on October 19, 2014 at 8:41pm

Clare - Glad to hear you like Diasend. It's my go to site for D-data.

Comment by Clare on October 19, 2014 at 1:31pm

Thanks Terry, I just managed yesterday for the first time to download both Omnipod PDM and Dexcom receiver to Diasend and am thrilled with the compilation report. Someone on Facebook gave me a license code needed to download the PDM and it was simple.
I think my endo will be happy to just have a simple, easy to read report when I see her in a December. It seems as though Diasend is on board with the Ambulatory Glucose Profile which organizes the data so it's useful.

Comment by Terry on October 19, 2014 at 12:33pm

Clare - That 8-hour overnight flatline is a beauty! A SD of 5 is amazing. Yes, you do have your overnight basal rates set well. Good work!

I love all the data. It enables me to focus my efforts intelligently. Whenever I pay attention to the data, the numbers improve. When I get busy with other things and don't watch the data closely, my number drift and degrade. It's a law of some kind for me!

 

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