Hi, my son was diagnosed Type 1 this last summer at 10 years old. Fast forward some months and we are thinking he should be on a pump. I mentioned this to our clinic that we work with and I am told there is a wait list of kids who are wanting to go on the pump.
I have no idea of this means. Anyone out there with Kaiser and a Type 1 child? We have an appt next week so I guess we will find out.
Are Insulin Pumps Subject To Hacking?
The short answer is that if you own a Medtronic insulin pump that is able to transmit data to a computer, then it is not a secure device. What does that mean? According to numerous news reports dating back to as early as 2008, a hacker has showed a proof of concept device and software hack that can take control of most Medtronic insulin pumps.
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Added by Julie on June 14, 2013 at 2:17pm — No Comments
where to test blood sugars has never been an issue for us because we choose to test anywhere, listen to Nikki and Maddy talk about where it's ok to test! Please feel free to share our diabetes tidbits with your community
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While traveling internationally we were concerned with staying connected to Nikki who was with us but staying with a group of girls and our sons who also have diabetes and were in the states. We tried several different international phones and packages and the one thing that worked for us that kept us connected so we could monitor Nikki's diabetes and stay connected with our sons was totally FREE, check out this really cool App and this week's diabetes tidbit
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We are getting ready to travel international and I am learning lots about traveling with diabetes. I love traveling with drink boxes but there are limitations on what you can bring with you and I was told they can explode in the airplane cabin. So i was given another suggestion along with suggestions on getting my daughter through security smoothly. Check out this weeks diabetes tidbit…Continue
We all deserve a do over check out this weeks Diabetes tidbit
I Want A Do Over http://www.pumpwearinc.com/index.php?page_id=600
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Added by Julie on February 26, 2013 at 10:11am — No Comments
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
Added by caseylynn39 on February 3, 2013 at 3:35pm — No Comments
It's a new year and the perfect time to regroup and check on a few things, i also found this wonderful learning center for children with diabetes forms and information that is really helpful .
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Added by Julie on January 16, 2013 at 9:36am — No Comments
Check out the newest insulin pump! http://irunonbatteries.blogspot.com/2012/10/hump-day-pump-day-tandem-tslim.html
Added by Dkinsey on October 3, 2012 at 7:27am — No Comments
New post on my blog! What would you do if diabetes was cured?? Check it out irunonbatteries.blogspot.com
Added by Dkinsey on September 6, 2012 at 8:41am — No Comments
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Added by Dkinsey on July 31, 2012 at 8:09am — No Comments
Here's 5 diabetes tips that can really help you have a successful school year. http://www.pumpwearinc.com/index.php?page_id=487
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Added by Julie on July 18, 2012 at 10:46am — No Comments
We always try to make changing insulin pump sites fun by coming up with ways to make it a positive experience. Check out how Nikki's does it! http://www.pumpwearinc.com/index.php?page_id=511
If you like cold weather you might like this diabetes tidbit on "How to keep your meter warm" during out door sports! http://bit.ly/gLA32U
Added by Julie on January 10, 2012 at 1:45pm — No Comments
It's always my biggest fear that we will be traveling and something will happen to one of our childrens insulin pumps. I try to prepare for that happening but even with all of my preparations I missed something oh so important! Check it out, and feel free to share our diabetes tidbits, bite size pieces of information that have helped us along the way.!
If you are like me you might be overwhelmed with some of the new technology that keeps coming our way, here are somethings that i have found interesting. If you like our Diabetes Tidbits, please feel free to share with your communities. For up to date tidbits be sure to like us on facebook.
Added by Julie on November 23, 2011 at 11:14am — No Comments
I have been diabetic for 9 years. Mostly I was on oral medications, but was recently switched to insulin shots, and quickly have progressed to two kinds of insulin and some scary looking log book pages. About six months ago, I started trying to get myself put on an insulin pump. My family doctor doesn't know much about them, and so he decided to send me to a local endocrinologist. Meanwhile, I researched everything I could get my hands on.
After going through the motions of…Continue