I use the Sof-Sensor with my CGM from Medtronic. I usually put them around my hips or upper thighs. No matter where I put them though, the second I put it in, the adhesive around the end of the…Continue
I have been using the Metronic CGM for about a month now. It works fine usually but I get a few alerts now and then that drive me crazy. Recently, they've gotten worse. I get Weak Signal often but…Continue
Hi all...I'm a Type 1 and have been for about three years. I run quite a bit; have completed many 5K's, a few 10K's, and 3 half marathons. Since I started running, I've adapted my insulin to help…Continue
I'm wondering about different infusion sites and where to put sensors. I have a MM and CGM so two things to attach somewhere. I used to use the Omnipod which I could put around my stomach, on my…Continue
I'm a 6th grade teacher. A teacher is defined as someone who teaches or instructs but I see myself as doing more than that. I listen, heal, guide, mentor, and learn myself. The students look to me for guidance and support. But there are days where I look to them just as much.
They all know I'm a Type 1 diabetic. Some know what diabetes is, some don't. I try to use it as a teaching moment but I don't like to spend a lot of time discussing it with them. But on the day my new pump…Continue
Today's the day...Super Bowl Sunday. Where people in America eat tons of junk food and watch commercials. Oh and there's a football game too. But today, in Colorado Springs, also marks an annual event where 100's of athletes flock to downtown in hopes of winning their own game...The game of running.
This year, I participated in a Super Bowl 5K with a few friends. I was also introduced to another Type 1 diabetic. Standing around waiting for the start gun, we were talking about pumps. I…Continue
It's been almost three years since I found myself in the hospital at the age of 21 with a new diagnosis of Type 1 diabetes. They went on and on about how it was Type 1.5 blah blah blah. All I knew was that I was now dependent on insulin and needed it for the rest of my life. So began my new adventure :)
It had also been only a month since I started dating my boyfriend, Craig. So there we were, infatuated with each other, in the hospital, with me now having to do daily shots. I believe…Continue