Blood Sugar Meters · Diabetic Problems · omnipod insulin pump

Test Strip Shortage

On Wednesday last week, I got a phone call from a representative who works for the Insulet Group, founders of the OmniPod insulin pump. They said that with new regulations and guidelines for 2013, they are offering a mail service for supplies (eg. test strips, lancets). I was very excited to hear that they could possibly save me some… Continue reading Test Strip Shortage

Blood Sugar Levels · Diabetic Problems

Dealing with Diabetes While Being Pregnant

I read a forum a couple weeks ago about a woman, not much older then me, who is a type 1 diabetic and also about 6 months pregnant. She had been discussing whether to listen to her endocrinologist (diabetic doctor) about her blood sugar levels, or listen to  her OBGYN. Her highest blood sugar level… Continue reading Dealing with Diabetes While Being Pregnant

Blood Sugar Levels · Dexcom Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) · Diabetic Problems

CGM’s and Controlling Blood Sugar Levels

I have been having a lot of ups and downs when it comes to my blood sugar levels. In the mornings, I always tend to have low (if not extremely low) blood sugar levels — hence why my boyfriend has made it his priority to make sure I am awake and eating breakfast before he… Continue reading CGM’s and Controlling Blood Sugar Levels