Welp, got my CGMS system from Medtronic today... now to find out when the Medtronic CDE can train me

I'm looking forward to it, not so much for the hypo warnings, but for the trending information it will provide.

Using Symlin, I've found out that I need to do things differently if I'm say at 90 and trending downward than I do if I am trending upward or am stable. Sometimes I just have to guess what is actually going on, sometimes I'm right, sometimes wrong.

I think this is probably the last piece of information I really need to get things stable on the pump. My numbers have started to really level out the last few weeks, but the low-high swings still really mess with me. My highs are nowhere what they were (my average for the last 2 weeks was 132), but the lows are just as bad, dropping below 50 way too often. I can't feel the lows, so this is dangerous at times.

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Scott


Today's snarky saying: My imaginary friends think you're nuts

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Comment by Scott on April 30, 2009 at 4:16pm
So..... you're saying Renee isn't a sweetie?
Comment by Joe on April 30, 2009 at 5:08pm
hey scott, good luck! I still have my first sensor in from 5 days ago now. the trend info is very helpful. the sensor is slow and there are tricks to calibrating the MM - check out the CGM forum - they taught me how to fool the 3 day limit. cheers!
Comment by Robyn on April 30, 2009 at 6:47pm
Congrats....hope it all goes well!
Comment by MelissaBL on April 30, 2009 at 10:40pm
Congrats! Hope you love it!
Comment by Scott on May 1, 2009 at 12:46pm
bah, the first training class isn't for two weeks... tempted to try it out myself
Comment by MelissaBL on May 1, 2009 at 4:04pm
I used my navigator for a couple weeks before I was actually trained on it. :)

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