"I had something similar happen too recently with my blood sugars going and staying high despite multiple corrective bolusing. This is an incident you should always call product support at Insulet Corp./Omnipod, and they usually replace the pod…"
"Hi Katie,I have a gastric pacemaker and a Dexcom and also am on the Omnipod pump. I don't have any problems with interference with the Dexcom CGM device. If you are also using a pump though, I heard that you need to have the Dexcom and pump at…"
Sorry I'm a bit late responding. I just had a minor surgery a few days ago and wasn't online for that time. Yes, you are right we probably do live close by. I actually graduated from CSUEB when it was still under its former…"
"I think there is/can be a difference between a gastroenterologist and a GI-Motility Specialist. I believe GI-Motility is a specialty within Gastroenterology that not all Gastroenterologists are trained/or have in-depth knowledge of. You will really…"
I have one (Gastric Stimulator/Pacemaker), which I had placed in Dec 2002 for my Gastroparesis (GP). It has helped me tremendously, but is definately not a cure. It just really helps with your overall nausea and reduces the number of GP…"
"It may also beep if you've set up any Custom Alerts on your "Alerts/Reminders" section on System setup in Settings. Another possibility is if you've extended your bolus, it will beep when its about to or after completing…"
"Normally your doctor will advise you on what to do. In the past, for my own GES, I was told to reduce my insulin in half before bed and not to take any insulin in the morning before the test. You should call them to see what they think is best for…"
I suspect all of what you described is very linked to gastroparesis. There are different things that can affect your stomach, including coffee, which tends to be very acidic. I think from what you described, the timing of when you have…"
My name is Yvonne and you are now part of a supportive community for diabetics! When you have the time, please don’t hesitate to meet your fellow members within the forums, groups and blog areas. We are here to support you!!
This year Diabetes Hands Foundation has pledged US$35,000 in Big Blue Test grants, continuing its support for programs aimed at providing lifesaving supplies, medical tests, treatment, and patient education to people living in need who have or at risk Read on! →
Kim Vlasnik, you NAILED it! In this video, Kim Vlasnik takes our breath away as she describes what its like to be a person with diabetes. Fortunately, Stanford’s Medicine-X Conference gives ePatients, like Kim, a chance to speak since we carry the Read on! →