"I am trying a "Reliamed thin film I.V. site dressing" where I apply the dressing and then my cmg and pump catheter go on top. I am even shaving so no hair gets in the way...it has worked perfectly in the Florida weather so far for my…"
I have the hardest time in the summer with the humidity causing my site to come off, I use the skin tac , and athletic adhesive spray , as well as tegaderm patches, anyone have any thing that works for them.See More
For users of any model of Animas insulin pumps.Please note: the exchange, sale or giveaway of items between members that require a prescription from a licensed practitioner, including insulin pumps and pump supplies, is not allowed on TuDiabetes.We encourage you to donate supplies to non-profits such as the Charles Ray III Diabetes Association and Insulin for Life, which…See More
Hey Michael, thanks for the add.
I saw your comment about the spi belt & I'm going to check right now to see if I can buy one somewhere around here (rather than ordering it) because I signed up for the D.C. Half which is SATURDAY (yikes!!) and the forecast is for the 70s, so I can't wear the jacket with all the pockets I was planning on!! Sheesh.
Did you find that the Spi belt was pretty good about staying put/not bouncing? That's my main reason for not using something like that...
Thanks again & good luck with your next race. :)
GREAT JOB on your race!!! Awesome that you came in under time and manged the BGs so well. Go for the 1/2 next, for sure. (Does your wife run, too?? do the 1/2 together---even better!!!). Have a great week. :)
Hi! thanks for asking....the half marathon was fantastic yesterday! Super fun, finished just 4min over my goal time, and did okay with my blood sugar the whole time. Excellent! How are things with you??
Hey Michael, welcome to the pumping world! I think that you will love the flexibility of wearing one. I wear an Animas and just upgraded to the newer Dexcom, and am really finding it is much more accurate than my old one. How are things going for you?
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