Rene
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Mac and software for Dexcom

Started this discussion. Last reply by Terry Sep 9. 3 Replies

Hi; I just put on my first dexcom 7 Platinum and it wasn't too easy. I hope to improve with practice and time. Does anyone know of a software program that will work a Mac computer and download the…Continue

Things that are inevidable with Diabetes

Started this discussion. Last reply by Rene Dec 15, 2012. 7 Replies

I haven't been on this site fo a long time nor was I ever very much of a talker about my diabetes. My type 1 diabetes was discovered in 1967 and I have fought hard to maintain control since, I was in…Continue

 

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Terry replied to Rene's discussion 'Mac and software for Dexcom'
Sep 9
Terry replied to Rene's discussion 'Mac and software for Dexcom'
"The Studio software won't run on a Mac unless you partition the Mac hard drive to run both Mac and PC Windows operating systems. Instead, I bought an inexpensive PC for that express purpose. It still works after 5 years. There's been much…"
Sep 9
Rene replied to Rene's discussion 'Mac and software for Dexcom'
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Mac and software for Dexcom

Hi; I just put on my first dexcom 7 Platinum and it wasn't too easy. I hope to improve with practice and time. Does anyone know of a software program that will work a Mac computer and download the Dexcom receiver?I couldn't get Studio software to work.Thanks in advance.See More
Sep 9
Rene commented on Robert Yancey's group 'Type1 for 30 Plus Years'
"Hi All; I just put my first Dexcom sensor on and it was a job. Getting the sensor snap in almost defeated me. Now we wait and see. Is there a software program that works on Mac? Dexcom doesn't seem to like Mac. Anyone else have this problem?"
Sep 9
Rene commented on Robert Yancey's group 'Type1 for 30 Plus Years'
"Thank you. I will go to Dexcom users I'm just more comfortable here. Is it necessary to charge the battery pack after a week in order to make it last longer? I hope that is understandable."
Sep 7
Rene commented on Robert Yancey's group 'Type1 for 30 Plus Years'
"Wait Lisa I thought the sensor lasted 7 or 8 days what is this about restart? My fingers would so love only 4 times a day.I do thank you all for your help with this."
Sep 7
Rene commented on Robert Yancey's group 'Type1 for 30 Plus Years'
"Sounds like something I would do. when I started there aaas no such thing as strips I am afraid I'm one of those people, control freak. Well I'll hope for my ability to trust and relax."
Sep 6
Rene commented on Robert Yancey's group 'Type1 for 30 Plus Years'
"Hi art woman sorry I've been so long my computer is about to drive me up a wall, I hope I won't have to test that much. Do you do it because you don't trust your sensor reading? I hope not since I will moving to Dex because I…"
Sep 6
Rene commented on Robert Yancey's group 'Type1 for 30 Plus Years'
"Lisa I can't wait to get it. Right now I check 9 times a day or more and even though I wear a MM CGM I don't trust so I ignore. My husband likes me to wear it so that maybe he'll hear it during the night when my sugar drops but since…"
Sep 4
Rene commented on Robert Yancey's group 'Type1 for 30 Plus Years'
"Thank you Robert that was really clear and I hope you will keep reporting as you go along."
Sep 4
Rene commented on Robert Yancey's group 'Type1 for 30 Plus Years'
"Hi Lisa; You are right about the fact that we are blessed but sometimes it doesn't quite feel that way. I have had MM forever oh I'm T148 this month, anyway i am going to try Dex CGM system and I can't wait."
Sep 4
Rene commented on Robert Yancey's group 'Type1 for 30 Plus Years'
"Robert, do you have the pump that turns itself off if your sugar level gets too low? If so does it work?"
Sep 4
Rene commented on Robert Yancey's group 'Type1 for 30 Plus Years'
"Robert was your comment that you need to be a member of this group to comment? I think I am."
Sep 4
Rene commented on Robert Yancey's group 'Type1 for 30 Plus Years'
"Morning: Sue be fair is there anything they could have done or said that would have helped us. Today there is more promise even if we won't live to see it. Paul I'm like your daughter I thought that was our answer but I'm too old to…"
Sep 4
Rene commented on Robert Yancey's group 'Type1 for 30 Plus Years'
"No Sue he told me I'd be dead long before there was a cure."
Sep 3

Profile Information

How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
Nothing I thought the information was for research.
Date diagnosed
September 20, 1966
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.8
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
Medtronic Revel

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At 6:08am on December 15, 2012, Marie B said…

oh & if 9/20/67 is your dx date, please comment on this discussion
http://www.tudiabetes.org/forum/topics/583967:Topic:159964?id=583967%3ATopic%3A159964&page=3#comments

it's about dx twins

At 6:03am on December 15, 2012, Marie B said…

Rene, were you dx in 1966 or 1967. if it was September 20 1967, then we are diagnosis twins! that is my dx date!

At 7:21pm on July 7, 2010, Jim Roach said…
Welcome to Tudiabetes Irene!
At 4:42am on June 22, 2010, Marie B said…
I grew up in VA lived 10 years in CA and then OK before moving to Northern NJ in 2001. I worked for the Navy, taught school, and now let my husband take care of me. glad you joined pumping seniors! see you around the community!
At 3:09pm on June 21, 2010, Doris D said…
Your soooo welcome! Glad to "meet" you!!!
At 2:34pm on June 21, 2010, Doris D said…
WELCOME TO OUR REALLY BIG FAMILY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
You took Type 1 when I was 3! Took Type 1 in 73 and I thank you so much for what you done then to make my life just a little easier! Your one of my hero's!
At 9:11am on June 20, 2010, Marie B said…
hi there Irene, welcome to TuDiabetes! Click on this link to read more about the community

http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes

Please leave a comment on my page if you have any questions.

wow, your dx is exactly one year earlier than mine!!! Click on "Groups" on the top banner, and you will find we have one called "Pumping Seniors" - we are a fine collection of vintage antiques. we also have a teacher's Group. Is that Newark NJ you are from? I live in NW NJ.
 
 
 

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