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OmniPod Gears Up to (Almost) Close the Loop

After years (and years) of waiting, Insulet is finally on the cusp of launching OmniPod 5 – a system that combines the OmniPod disposable patch pump with a Dexcom G6 CGM and an algorithm that automatically raises and lowers basal insulin delivery. 

By |2021-03-22T19:42:44+00:00March 22nd, 2021|Categories: Thinking Like A Pancreas Blog|10 Comments

My Nutrition Journey – From Low-Fat to Keto to Balanced

I believe that there are many ways of living a healthy life with diabetes – especially when it comes to what diet you follow. There is no “diabetic diet” that you have to follow to successfully manage your diabetes.

By |2020-09-02T14:43:18+00:00September 1st, 2020|Categories: Thinking Like A Pancreas Blog|2 Comments

Blood Glucose Testing and How To Get Over The Fear Of Pricking Your Finger

I believe that obtaining an adequate blood sample with minimal discomfort is more about technique than it is about the equipment.

By |2020-08-06T21:27:41+00:00August 6th, 2020|Categories: Thinking Like A Pancreas Blog|3 Comments

In-Depth Review of Tandem t:slim with Control IQ

Pros & Cons of the Tandem t:slim with Control IQ Tandem t:slim with Control IQ: "Smahtah" than the average pump By Gary Scheiner MS, CDCES I’m a big [...]

In-Depth Review of Senseonics Eversense CGM And It’s Pros/Cons

I first learned about the Eversense implanted continuous glucose sensor while attending the American Association of Diabetes Educators annual conference.

By |2019-10-24T21:15:33+00:00October 24th, 2019|Categories: Thinking Like A Pancreas Blog|Tags: , , |18 Comments

FDA Recommendations For Diabetes Management Are Largely Ineffective

Diabetes management, if limited to FDA recommendations is largely ineffective.

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