Tom Goffe's Blog – October 2009 Archive (2)

Cool Diabetes Toys - Where Are They Now?

I saw a picture here of what looked like a glucose meter with a USB jack poking out the side. So I opened it up, and sure enough a glucose manufacturer has had one out since September! Where was I? So anyway, I took a look at it on www.engadget.com. As is often the case with web surfing, I clicked on "diabetes" there and saw loads of other really cool toys for the sugar enhanced. It is at… Continue

Added by Tom Goffe on October 27, 2009 at 7:59am — 6 Comments

A revealing hospital visit

There I was - tanking like mad last night. It seemed that each glucose tab was sending my BG lower instead of the other direction. First 60, then 47 - then 39. I was starting to lose it, and when my wife took another reading and it was 27, she asked if I wanted to go to the hospital. I replied "call the meat wagon." They arrived within minutes, hooked me up to an IV as we bumped on down the road. They wheeled me through the ER doors - crowded with the 10:00pm flu and sniffles crowd. So far… Continue

Added by Tom Goffe on October 23, 2009 at 10:10am — 8 Comments

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