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Category Archive: Dexcom Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM)

Questions to a Diabetic

November 16 FAQ – What question do you get asked the most when you tell someone you have diabetes? Do you use any of these opportunities to help teach about diabetes, or do… Continue reading

New Dexcom G4

I have been receiving a lot of emails from Dexcom advising me to upgrade to the new G4 system from my Seven Plus system. That is great, and I would absolutely love to,… Continue reading

New Appointment with the Endo

My endocrinologist‘s office called me the other day to simply remind me that I am due for an appointment. I see my endocrinologist every 6 months, and my last appointment was in November. … Continue reading

Dating with Diabetes

How do you explain to your new date that you are a type 1 diabetic? Here are some tips for some of the younger folks out there!

College Life with Diabetes

I recently read a forum about a Type 1 Diabetic, High School Senior, who is going away to college in the fall. She wanted more insight as to what college life is like… Continue reading

Thank Goodness for CGM Technology

After another low blood sugar in the middle of the night, I am again so glad that I have a CGM. My continuous glucose monitor (CGM) started to vibrate at 3:10 am last… Continue reading

Springing Forward, Diabetic Style

I went to bed last night, forgetting about the whole “Spring Forward” thing. Luckily, my cell phone turned back and woke me up at the correct time! My CGM and my insulin pump/glucose meter… Continue reading

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… Continue reading

Dexcom Continuous Glucose Monitor

This instructional video shows you how to set up a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) called Dexcom. At the end of the video, you will see how the CGM shows a diabetic where their… Continue reading

New Technolgies in Managing T1D

I support JDRF and have been ever since being diagnosed with diabetes in 1998. The reason I support the organization is simply because I would like to one day find a cure for diabetes,… Continue reading