Hi, I have a barely-used Sil-serter if anyone wants it. I have the instruction booklet to go with it as well. The Sil-serter is compatible with Medtronic Silhouette (both Medtronic proprietary and…Continue
"This happens for me as well. Similar to MinnesotaAnn's solution, if I need a meal bolus shortly after putting in a new set, I use a syringe. I try to schedule putting in a new set AFTER a meal bolus, just because that reduces the risk of…"
"after two hours and bolusing some units it goes back to normal" = you're either not getting enough insulin to cover your mid day meal, or you have an abrupt shortage of basal. If you simply didn't bolus early enough…"
"This worked great! I put the packing tape over the front and used an exacto knife with new blade to cut trace around the area of the colored label. It even covers and protects the buttons that still work with it covered. I just hope it comes off…"
"As noted already, keeping the BG down to reduce circulating glucose in the bloodstream should be the first priority. Reducing carb intake might help as well to reduce the glucose variability - but I am by no means a low-carb advocate (I'm more…"
"You didn't indicate where you site was located, but you likely bumped it during the course of exercise. I have had this happen a few times while following workout videos, where I've dropped to the mat quickly to do ab work, and landed…"
"Like Acidrock, how I handle exercise depends on what kind of exercise - and also what time of day I'm doing it. I continue to experiment because of course we never get the same results every time even if we've done everything exactly the…"
"Wow laddie, nice to know about the Upcoming pumps. My Medtronic pump goes out of warranty in about a year. I'll be looking for those. Great idea re cargo pants. Is there a place u like to buy them? I'll look up the spibelt. I spent the…"
"My old Medtronic Revel pump went out of warranty this fall. I ended up switching to the Animas Ping because Animas will be the first pump to be released with a Dexcom sensor augmented pump. The Animas Vibe is currently at the FDA and I will be…"
"HI LADDIE. I ORDERED A BLUE ONE THIS MORN. IT'S GOT TO BE MORE PROTECTIVE THAN JUST CARRYING IT NAKED IN THE POCKET OF WHATEVER I HAVE ON...WHICH IS STILL SOMETIMES A COAT WITHOUT ZIPPERS TO GUARD AGAINST IT FALLING OUT.
I AM HAVING SOME…"
"Update again from me. I received my pink case yesterday.
It is not as polished as I thought it would be and there doesn't seem to be a lot of difference in texture from the black case. The pink case is a bit smoother and it is definitely not…"
"I just found out that Shapeways has recently added the polished white, so we've now added that to the options :) In searching their forums, it's noted that the dyeing method for the black is different than for the other colors and…"
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