Monthly Archive: January, 2014

Dexcom Seven Plus Vs. G4

My new Dexcom G4 continuous glucose monitor arrived, and I am one happy gal! Put the sensor on Monday night… And it has ALREADY prevented me from having two bad middle-of-the-night low blood… Continue reading

Long Diabetes Rant…

Jan 29 “Wordless Wednesday” – Share a picture or video on your blog!

New Dexcom G4

Well instead of singing around “in a G6, in a G6″… I am going to sing around to “in a G4!” I haven’t posted lately about the dexcom continuous glucose monitor (CGM) 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

Insulin Resistance — Part 2

On Wednesday, I wrote a post on Insulin Resistance that you can read here: https://iamatype1diabetic.wordpress.com/2014/01/08/insulin-resistance/ Read that article first before reading on… because this is part two… the scary part! So I explained… Continue reading

Diaversary – Anniversary of being Diagnosed with Diabetes

If you read posts in the diabetes community, you will see that diabetics refer to their diaversary — or the anniversary of when they were diagnosed with diabetes. It feels like diabetics seem… Continue reading

Insulin Resistance

I changed my pod (insulin pump/infusion site) last night… and today has been an aweful day! I woke up with a higher-than-normal blood sugar level of 210 mg/dL. I gave myself insulin, decided… Continue reading

I Can Do Anything

Jan 1 “Wordless Wednesday” – Share a picture or video on your blog!     So I am techniqually not supposed to say anything on “Wordless Wednesdays”… but I have to wish you a… Continue reading