I grew up in a town in Long Island, NY. I developed Type 1 in the late 1960's as a teenager. No one else in my immediate or extended family has had it. I have recently discovered that one of my good…Continue
"Well, here's the update. It is now day 18 and I will need to change out. I am getting totally wild readings on the CGM (both receivers) compared to finger sticks. They were more accurate yesterday. So my 2 week limit on sensors may be related…"
"Last year I was getting around 3 weeks per G4 sensor. Sometimes 4 weeks. Because of this, I still have quite an inventory of Sensors. My transmitter failed in Nov 2013. I did not get a warning, just ongoing horrid results. I got my entire system…"
"If you are dialing a US 888 number from UK, it won't work. That's a phone system thing. I just dialed it from Boston, and the robot was asking me about the Insulix recall. I hung up before I got too far. It's surprising that…"
"Here's what Abbott said when they discontinued the Navigator in the US. (Augu 31, 2011)
As you may be aware, Abbott Diabetes Care has been experiencing a supply interruption in the United States with the FreeStyle Navigator Continuous Glucose…"
"I have a dead transmitter. Well, a not quite dead transmitter, but it produces horrible results. Dexcom told me it was a low battery and I am getting a replacement. Hopefully there will be advice soon on how to dissect it. In the meantime I will…"
"Hi Secret Squirrel, I think the only way to get a Navigator is to get one out of Europe. I looked into getting one through an acquaintance who lived in the UK but the cost was prohibitive for me. I also have a neighbor who is an MD and was traveling…"
"Assuming you are in the USA, you need to find a country that uses mg/dl (like the US) as opposed to mmol/l like the UK.
I think Israel and France use the US system. Germany I am not sure. They have software for both measurement systems.
Here are the…"
"The Freestyle Navigator is the only CGM that works for me. I added you as a friend. Would you be able to give me *some* advice on how to do something like this?
I have a rare disease that causes dehydration and causes autoimmune autonomic…"
This event already occurred. Enjoy the recording!Drs. Damiano and Russell are part of a collaborative group from Boston University and Massachusetts General Hospital working together to make automated blood glucose control a reality. Engineers from Boston University have developed a closed-loop artificial pancreas blood glucose control system that uses frequent measurements…See More
This event already occurred. Watch it here! Terrance H. Gregg is CEO of Dexcom, Inc., first joining the Dexcom Board of Directors in 2005 and subsequently appointed President and CEO in 2007 and CEO in 2011.In 2002 he retired as President of Medtronic MiniMed, a world leader in diabetes management systems. He became President and Chief Operating Officer of MiniMed, Inc.…See More
A couple of days ago I learned that the California State Assembly is considering AB-1893 Sharps waste, which in (if approved) will mandate that: “Sharps sold to the general public in California shall be sold with a sharps waste container Read on! →
If you are new to diabetes advocacy in the traditional sense of the word, you may be thinking, “What the heck is a docket!?” I certainly was the first twenty times I heard it (yes it took that long). For Read on! →