Category Archives: Pump Management

Trust & Medical Device Companies – Mutually Exclusive?

I should start this post with some disclaimers… I do work in customer service, and have done customer service training and audits – I take it pretty seriously. I know that the customer isn’t always right and consistency of service … Continue reading

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News Flash: Diabetes is Making Me Crazy

I know, not really a news flash! But, it is part of a larger story that is about a lesson I have to keep relearning. Sometimes, when a pattern of bg readings starts to emerge – whether for myself or … Continue reading

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Yum! Friday Food (DBlogWeek Day 5)

Taking a cue from Adam Brown’s recent post, write a post documenting what you eat in a day! Feel free to add links to recommended recipes/shops/whatever. Make it an ideal day or a come-as-you-are day – no judgments either way. … Continue reading

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There’s No “I” in Team: Finding the “We” in Diabetes Management

Since the initial learning curve, I have been the foremost expert on my own diabetes. I’m very comfortable looking at the data from my diabetes devices, noticing patterns (with or without a download!), making changes to my basal rates, insulin:carb … Continue reading

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The View from 2:30 a.m. – DSMA July Blog Carnival

I’ve been thinking about the topic for the DSMA July Blog Carnival — mostly thinking it is impossible: We usually talk about how we deal with different aspects of diabetes, or things that would help us deal with those aspects.  … Continue reading

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Featuring: Presets

I have been using a pump since 2006-ish and I have only used 1 pump – the Omnipod. It has been through a few upgrades, both to the PDM (personal diabetes manager — the meter & pump control) and to … Continue reading

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ODDV (Our Diabetes Does Vary) – The Multiple Pump Edition

My daughter and I both have T1 and we both use a pump & CGM, but we don’t use the same pump*. I have been using the Omnipod since I started pumping in 2006-ish** and so have never used a … Continue reading

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