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Fuelband CGM?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Cosumne Jan on Wednesday. 10 Replies

Wouldn't it be neat if a Nike Fuelband could be adapted to work like a CGM?Continue

Diabetic Teen Mistaken for Drunk

Started Oct 13, 2013 0 Replies

This was in the local news in my area today: STOCKTON, CA - A Stockton mother claims school officials mistook her daughter's diabetic emergency as a symptom of drug and alcohol abuse.Lincoln High…Continue

More misinformation?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Baby Tee Aug 30, 2013. 3 Replies

The online version of my local paper had an article today titled: "To avoid Type 2 diabetes, choose whole fruit over fruit juice."The article referenced Harvard researchers, claiming they said that…Continue

No confidence in medical care

Started this discussion. Last reply by Nell Jun 3, 2013. 2 Replies

I am 66, a T2, with medical care at Kaiser. As I have written here before, when I was first diagnosed there 6 years ago, I had an infected toe. They cut it off. My first A1c was 9.1. Three months…Continue

 

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Cosumne Jan replied to Manny Hernandez's discussion 'Victoza (liraglutide) for obesity: thoughts on weight management, diabetes, and quality of life'
"Maybe so. I have observed too many of my dear T2 friends and relatives suffer needlessly because they were given pills and a diet that couldn't possibly work for them and were left on their own. I don't judge them, but I do judge a system…"
6 hours ago
Cosumne Jan replied to Manny Hernandez's discussion 'Victoza (liraglutide) for obesity: thoughts on weight management, diabetes, and quality of life'
"And that would be more carb than I can eat in a day. I'm never stuffed, but I'm not hungry, either. It just seems like people could seriously try limiting carbs first for a month or two before tackling a questionable medication. I'm…"
11 hours ago
Cosumne Jan replied to Manny Hernandez's discussion 'Victoza (liraglutide) for obesity: thoughts on weight management, diabetes, and quality of life'
"I don't see anyone here talking about carbohydrate limitation, along with using Victoza. Is that because it's supposed to be unnecessary?"
Saturday
Cosumne Jan replied to Cosumne Jan's discussion 'Fuelband CGM?'
"A note regarding the benefits of developing products for the mass market that are also beneficial to diabetics, instead of developing them for diabetics only... I was in the supermarket today to pick up cat food. My cat is diabetic, so I only buy…"
Wednesday
Cosumne Jan replied to JustLookin's discussion 'Doing good... but'
"What test shows uric acid levels?"
Wednesday
Cosumne Jan replied to Cosumne Jan's discussion 'Fuelband CGM?'
"I love it that things like this are being worked on. Until someone like Apple comes up with an integrated product that is sold universally, not just to diabetics, the prices might be prohibitive. It would be great to have software that could keep us…"
Aug 26
Terry replied to Cosumne Jan's discussion 'Fuelband CGM?'
"We believe that design matters. Tools to help you manage T1D should be simple and integrated effortlessly into your lives. They should be elegant and intuitive. They should help you and your doctor make great decisions, then let you get back to…"
Aug 26
acidrock23 replied to Cosumne Jan's discussion 'Fuelband CGM?'
"I went to a local meetup last week and one of the mom's had a "CGM in the Cloud" rig, the kid keeps a Droid phone (only...she just bought it used on ebay...) that "rips" the dexcom CGM telemetry and then puts it in the cloud…"
Aug 26
Cosumne Jan replied to Cosumne Jan's discussion 'Fuelband CGM?'
"Evidently Apple is working on it. http://www.macrumors.com/2014/02/26/iwatch-glucose-sensing/ It just won't be on the first models, but they have hired people who are experienced in cgm issues."
Aug 25
Don replied to Cosumne Jan's discussion 'Fuelband CGM?'
"Tx Nyadach, that is very cool. So maybe fitness bands really can someday provide a useful approx of bg burn if we input our age and RHR and if it has an algorithm that continuously calculates and totals up the bg based on heart rate info. I suppose…"
Aug 25
Cosumne Jan replied to v/prediabetic's discussion 'has anyone had success with using dr. joel fuhrman's diet?'
"In addition to WHAT I eat, my body sets constraints on how much I eat. Over 1200 calories a day is going to result in weight gain. Doesn't matter if it's low carb. My maintenance diet is 1000 calories a day. I could really enjoy a Paleo…"
Aug 25
Cosumne Jan replied to v/prediabetic's discussion 'has anyone had success with using dr. joel fuhrman's diet?'
""Everyone needs to make their own choices about diet." This comment of Brian's made me snicker. I have very little choice in my diet, my body decides what will work and what won't. I am generally in disagreement, but the meter…"
Aug 24
Nyadach replied to Cosumne Jan's discussion 'Fuelband CGM?'
"Try this: MHR = 208 - (0.7 x your age) RHR = resting heart rate you record over a minute 15.3 x (MHR/RHR) = VO2 Max VO2 Max x 0.6 = (roughly) level of exercise your heart rate runs at where your BG remains constant. Go above it'll drop, below…"
Aug 21
Cosumne Jan replied to Cosumne Jan's discussion 'Fuelband CGM?'
"You know, it wouldn't hurt for the entire population, diabetic or not, to know what their blood sugar is doing. It might help them change their eating practices if, for example, a red light went off when their BS went over 140. It should do…"
Aug 20
Don replied to Cosumne Jan's discussion 'Fuelband CGM?'
"It would be really neat. So far the only viable way is Dexcom/Medtronic/Abbott's enzymatic detection of bg via interstitial fluid. Companies keep trying and flaming out on using laser optics (the recent example is BD which just gave up on its…"
Aug 20
Nyadach replied to Cosumne Jan's discussion 'Fuelband CGM?'
"The big problem there is no consumables. It's not financially viable for a medical company to do it unless they can charge an arm and a leg for some kind of consumable part. The more consumables, the better. There seems to be a drive at the…"
Aug 20

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
me
The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 2 diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
Information my doctor does not have.
Date diagnosed
February 1, 2007
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
5.6, 1-10-2014
Type of treatment/devices you use
Diet and Exercise

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At 1:36pm on March 20, 2014, Linda G said…

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Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES JAN!!
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At 5:28am on March 20, 2014, Marie B said…

Jan, Happy Birthday! Glad you're here with us. hope you have a really nice day today.

At 1:12am on March 20, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Cosumne Jan, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends.

At 5:46pm on September 5, 2013, Linda G said…

You are a FEATURED MEMBER!!! BRAVA Cosumne Jan!!

At 5:54pm on September 2, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Cosumne Jan congratulations on being named a featured member of the week.

At 1:37pm on March 20, 2013, Linda G said…

Isn't that funny how the pic. of the girl and the birds worked out to the best!! You should post photos of your hatch-lings :)
be well,
luv...linda

At 7:06am on March 20, 2013, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY JAN!!
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
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Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on right now!
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At 9:25am on August 31, 2012, Linda G said…

You're a featured member!!! BRAVO!!

At 9:45am on March 20, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Jan...
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)

At 5:15am on March 20, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,Cosumne Jan. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

 
 
 

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