Dresses & Insulin Pumps: Where to put a pump so it doesn’t show?
I found these nifty little stickers and covers just for your insulin pumps and continuous glucose monitors (CGMs).
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 a juice box, took a selfie and proceeded to check my blood sugar level. Yes, that is definitely a low blood sugar… Continue reading Spring Forward with a Better Blood Sugar
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 share a “Day in the Life of a Type 1 Diabetic”. These are everyday struggles that I and so many other type… Continue reading Day in the Life of a Type 1 Diabetic
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. I have a Dexcom G4 Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) and an OmniPod Insulin Pump. My CGM sensor was on my front right side thigh. My OmniPod… Continue reading Wedding Day with Type 1 Diabetes
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 a two-family house (mother/daughter style), and we have our own entrance to the back side of the house. FedEx clearly would knock… Continue reading Abbott Freestyle Test Strips Recall
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, and for some odd reason, I cannot view a list of ALL of my blood sugars in one particular day. Apparently I… Continue reading How to View All Your Blood Sugar Levels