Willkommen to TuDiabetes, Marina. With your profession you are invited to visit my personal diary (you can drag the diagrams with your mouse). One of the diagrams is the 'Glucose - Comparison of days'. It can help to identify systematic and recurring problems. The diagram 'Glucose - Proportional Trend' is helpful to identify changes in the quality of blood glucose control.
Welcome! I am an OB GYN with type 1 on a pump! It will be great to have your expertise here! This is an amazing site. The knowledge on this site, one could never get it from medical school and residency. So much practical information! I couldn't have adjusted to my pump as well as I did without this site! I now refer my own patients with diabetes and gestational diabetes to this site.
Marina, it's wonderful to have you here! We have a few other MDs that are such a help to us. Did you see Danny's discussion on the dual wave bolus? It had LOTS of replies, and has been helpful to many here. I can find it for you if you'd like. We have many amazing and supportive people here. I came to TuD 2 years ago at the end of my rope (42 years type 1) and found, answers, help, friends, courage. Just knowing I'm not alone with my diabetes has helped me so much. If you find the site helpful, if you ask Manny, he will send you a stack of nice 4x6 cards you can put in your office. I just gave a bunch to my endo, he knows how much TuD means to me.
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