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September 2015

Whoops.

Dexcom, Robot Life September 10, 2015 6 Comments

In almost ten years of using a CGM, I’ve never, ever had this happen. This morning, when I went to insert a new Dexcom sensor, I followed all the usual protocol:  Put a Toughpad down against clean skin, place the sensor adhesive against the Toughpad, and then insert the sensor right through into my skin, allowing the giant needle to…

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Longest Dexcom Break in Six Years.

Dexcom, Diabetes and Emotions, Psychosocial Support, Real Life Diabetes, Robot Life September 9, 2015 5 Comments

“Is it because of the skin thing?” he asked, watching me put the transmitter and receiver on the bedroom dresser. “Yeah,” I replied, only it wasn’t exactly the truth.  Sure, my skin had some pretty irritated patches from the constant application/reapplication of my CGM sensors, but it was manageable, especially if I was more diligent about rotating my sites.  But…

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The Friday Six: Last Weekend of Summer Edition.

The Friday Six September 4, 2015 2 Comments

 I’ve taken a few days off and have enjoyed every moment with my family.  But there have been some links that I’ve saved because I wanted to share.  So I’m SHARING.  As a blogger, sharing is my jam. Here’s some jam: And now here are some links: Martin posted this.  I love this. There’s a really amazing opportunity to support…

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To A Crisp.

Diabetes Advocacy, Diabetes and Emotions, Diabetes Online Community, Psychosocial Support, Real Life Diabetes September 1, 2015 6 Comments

The folks at Diabetes Daily have cobbled together a day to discuss diabetes social media burnout.  (Yes, ironic to dedicate a day of online discussion about diabetes social media burnout …) but the topic is real and something that we have all encountered over the years, so it bears discussion. Only I’m not talking about it today. Why?  Because I…

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