"its such a science to figure all this out isn't it? gosh, I found my "sweet spot" no pun intended in the evening after work. if I play my cards right with my lunch time dosage im good to run 3-4 miles after work around 6pm. I have no…"
"I used Medtronic pumps for over 12 years and in Feb 14 changed to an AccuCheck Combo system due to insurance. I would do anything for a new Medtronic with CGM. I have found that pumps are only so good- no matter what the maker, Any pump will rely…"
"I have the medtronic 523 and I'm happy with it. I don't have CGM because my insurance doesn't cover it, but I like having it for working out. I can turn my basal insulin down while I work out or just remove the pump all together. Some…"
"my feeling also, if I only had to do one, I would just get the dexcom and continue doing shots, like I did for a long time, and my sugars were great because of ability to see the trend with the dexcom during and after exercise.. I like the Dexcom…"
"Lance - You will likely get every single pump maker mentioned in this feed (a lot of varying opinions and experiences!) I use the Medtronic pump and the Dexcom CGM. I am happy w/ both - but as someone who also does heavy exercise, may I suggest that…"
"Greetings. I was diagnosed with LADA as an adult a few years ago and have now been taking insulin injections for about a year. I am thinking of converting to a pump. I am an avid runner and gym rat. I don't do much swimming or play contact…"
Hi Sara, just joined Tu D today, and looking around the site, I noticed that you seem to be a passionate bike rider. I do a lot of bike riding myself - approximately 20 km a day for work + 20-40 km rides on my MTB whenever I have the possibility to do so.
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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! →