Category Archive: Blood Sugar Meters

Dresses & Insulin Pumps

Dresses & Insulin Pumps: Where to put a pump so it doesn’t show?

Pretty the Pump (or CGM)

I found these nifty little stickers and covers just for your insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors (CGMs).

Spring Forward with a Better Blood Sugar

Today I woke up in a daze. The clocks were all different; I was lightheaded and everything around me felt so strange. I just knew my blood sugar was low. I quickly grabbed… Continue reading

Day in the Life of a Type 1 Diabetic

It is very hard to constantly balance my normal life, and my life with diabetes. Most people don’t understand the stresses I deal with on a daily basis. Today, I would like to… Continue reading

Wedding Day with Type 1 Diabetes

Now that the wedding is over, and I’m getting back into the swing of things, I wanted to share my experience of managing type 1 diabetes while being a bride. ┬áI have a… Continue reading

Abbott Freestyle Test Strips Recall

Over the last few days, I’ve been receiving FedEx notes on the door. They keep coming at times when I am working…. but yesterday I was off. My fiance and I live in… Continue reading

How to View All Your Blood Sugar Levels

So I’ve been emailing back and forth with my endocrinologist. He asked me to do a spread sheet of my blood sugar levels. Easy enough, so I thought. I’m on the OmniPod system,… Continue reading

The Bloodless Finger Test

I recently got a comment on my blog asking about finger pricks, and trouble getting blood for a test. Have I ever had this issue? YES! Most definitely! When I was first diagnosed,… Continue reading

Forgetting About My T1d

I know everyone looks at this blog to read about diabetes, but this time I am getting a little bit more personal. I was in Myrtle Beach this past week with my boyfriend,… Continue reading

Blood sugar madness!

So last week I was complaining of higher than┬ánormal blood sugar levels… And I believed it was due to stress. Well, now I’ve completed my papers, walked across that stage at graduation, and… Continue reading