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Fitbit and Pump & Sensor interference?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jen Jan 12, 2013. 3 Replies

Hello all - I am interesting in buying one of those Fitbit fitness monitors that transmits information about your exercise to a smartphone. Does anyone who wears a Medtronic pump and CGM also wear a…Continue

 

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Jen replied to swedishfish's discussion 'Fitbit and Pump & Sensor interference?'
"I've been using a Fitbit for about a week and LOVE it!!! I was a bit worried at first that it wouldn't be worth $99, but (so far) it's been totally worth it, very fun and motivating! It doesn't interfere with my pump at all (I…"
Jan 12, 2013
GracieSF replied to swedishfish's discussion 'Fitbit and Pump & Sensor interference?'
"I've been using FitBit for about 2 years, with a pump plus separate Dexcom CGM, and no, it's never been a problem. No interference whatsoever. Like any other electronic device, they are not designed to go through the wash. :)"
Jan 12, 2013
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Fitbit and Pump & Sensor interference?

Hello all - I am interesting in buying one of those Fitbit fitness monitors that transmits information about your exercise to a smartphone. Does anyone who wears a Medtronic pump and CGM also wear a Fitbit? I am wondering if the devices will somehow interfere with each other....See More
Jan 11, 2013
swedishfish replied to tmana's discussion 'Tour de Cure 2012' in the group Cycling Diabetics
"New England Tour de Cure -- this weekend! July 14 and 15! Riding with Cinco de Cure."
Jul 10, 2012
swedishfish replied to etta amy's discussion 'Yoga with a CGM...and a pump' in the group Yoga with a CGM
"I always tuck my pump into a toddler sock and then put it in my exercise bra. That way it is not in the way when you are doing any twisting or bending poses."
May 18, 2012
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A support group for those of us dealing with the challenges of wearing a CGM while maintaining a yoga practice.
May 18, 2012
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Apr 22, 2012
swedishfish replied to Terry Keelan's discussion 'Three Word Story No. 2'
"girls not boys"
Apr 21, 2012
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This group is dedicated to all of the diabetics out there who share a love for cycling. All disciplines are welcome!
Apr 11, 2012
swedishfish replied to Danboy's discussion 'What 1st Pump to choose?'
"You should definitely talk to your endo too. Sometimes the doctors have preferences based on their experiences with other patients and can provide you with good information. My doctor showed me each one, discussed the pros and cons, and then…"
Apr 10, 2012
swedishfish replied to ☆★ BabyGirl ☆★'s discussion 'How Old?'
"45"
Apr 1, 2012
swedishfish commented on Closet-betic's blog post '6.9 A1C'
"Congratulations! My new pump is sitting on the counter in the box... can't wait to start training and get it going. I know I will be relying on everyone at tudiabetes for their support!"
Mar 17, 2012
swedishfish commented on MevsDiabetes's blog post 'The Most Valuable Lesson I’ve Learned about Managing Type 1 Diabetes'
"This is a very powerful post. Thank you - I know it's true but it is hard to accept, especially when you are diagnosed at 45 and have to change how you have thought about food your whole life. I will try to think more about curve balls and not…"
Jan 30, 2012
swedishfish replied to Jodil's discussion 'Checking blood sugar in public'
"I often check in public - at a restaurant, in exercise class or at work. I usually ask at the table if it is okay with everyone if I check my sugar and take my injection - no one has ever said no!"
Jan 16, 2012
Brian (bsc) replied to swedishfish's discussion 'Have any T1s tried the Dukan Diet? If so, what have been your experiences with it?'
"Well, I prefer protein-power. Elizabeth Edelman appears to be trying it because she is a self-proclaimed "carb addict" and doesn't want to give up carbs in the long-term. The diet basically starts you off with the "attack"…"
Jan 5, 2012
swedishfish replied to swedishfish's discussion 'Have any T1s tried the Dukan Diet? If so, what have been your experiences with it?'
"I guess someone from Diabetes Daily is going to try this diet: http://www.diabetesdaily.com/simplycooking/author/Elizabeth/ I will be interested to see how she does! I need to do something....!"
Jan 4, 2012

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
support
Date diagnosed
July 28, 2009
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
7.9
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, CGM
What pump model do you use, if any?
Medtronic Paradigm

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