"I would add tape (for example, Opsite Flexifix) on the sides of the adhesive after you have inserted the sensor. This will ensure that showers don't prematurely loosen the site as you go to day 7 and beyond. A pump cannula can still work even…"
"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…"
"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…"
"I wonder if G5 roll-out is influencing the much delayed introduction of the Animas Vibe into the US. If the Vibe is approved in the US and then Dexcom introduces the G5 within months of that, there will be many unhappy Vibe users in the US. Unless,…"
It's very frustrating to say the least. Of course everyone is very helpful, I just got off the phone with a Omnipod rep, she's going to contact BCBShit (ha! I love that) and see what she can do. Don't have a lot of hope. I was told by the DME people it's considered "disposable" but so are insulin pens and they're covered (I think!!) It's because they don't make enough money on the pods. The thing that infuriates me is that they don't cover CGM's!!!!!!!! What the h###ll! If ANYTHING should be covered it should be that. Now that I'm prepared to fight, we'll see how well I fight with "city hall"
Hey! Thanks for the comment on my blog. My sugars have been really out of wack, and my mom isnt too happy about it xD But the shots are just like a feeling of relief. But i'm totally looking forward to an omnipod. :D
Hi and thankyou for your reply.The only problem is that I have been needing to test my nighttime basal and I can't have any active insulin in my body.I believe I already did try a combo bolus and didn't get good results.I'm just going to have to play with it I guess.
US Hispanics are often portrayed in the press as a single, monolithic group. But anyone who has spent any time in San Francisco’s Mission District or the Bronx can tell you, we’re not all the same. Now we’re finding out Read on! →
Traducido por Mila Ferrer. A menudo los Hispanos en Estados Unidos son retratados en la prensa como un solo grupo, monolítico. Pero cualquiera que haya pasado algún tiempo en el Mission District de San Francisco o el Bronx se Read on! →