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Category Archive: Dexcom Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM)

Middle of the Night

I had my typical-middle-of-the-night-alarm set to check my blood sugar level.

Gaining Control

With that extra encouragement from my doctor (and my husband), I feel like I can get it into a ‘normal’ or ‘acceptable’ range more quickly than ever before.

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

New Year, New Health Insurance

The beginning of 2015 is upon us. With that said, there is always changes with health insurance, deductibles needing to be met and of course, supplies needing to be shipped out! The health… Continue reading

Dexcom Software with Artificial Pancreas Algorithm

    There has been a lot of good news out this week in the Diabetes Community! Today, I get to share that the FDA approved new Decom software with artificial pancreas algorithm. Earlier… Continue reading

My Heart Beats

Today is the big day. Today is my wedding day. Hopefully, I will be having some low blood sugar levels today! I would like to pig out — but I am scared to… Continue reading

How To Use Dexcom & Site Change

Drum roll please… I finally created a video on how to use the Dexcom G4 CGM, and how to change it’s site. This is the new Dexcom G4 System.. and how to put… Continue reading

Calibrate on a Steady Trend

As this image illustrates, you can enhance your CGM sensor precision by calibrating it when on a fairly steady BG trend line. This is helpful anytime and every time you calibrate (i.e., enter… Continue reading

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

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