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The Top Ten List of Comments that People With Diabetes could do without!

Today, we bring you the top ten list of comments we'd rather not hear, and some thoughts on how we might comment when we do hear them.

By |2016-12-08T23:26:49+00:00May 13th, 2015|7 Comments

Balancing Diabetes: 10 Clever tips, tools and useful reminders

It’s great when there are tips or tools that help us remember when to do something or products that make carrying all our “stuff” a bit easier. Little thing can helps us balance diabetes a bit better.

By |2016-12-08T23:26:50+00:00April 24th, 2015|1 Comment

Can You Feel The Vibe?

Vibe is the first and only insulin pump to integrate all the features of the Dexcom G4 display module into the pump itself. That’s right! No need to tote around a separate CGM display. I was given a 2-week trial/demo of the Vibe by Animas in mid-December, and promptly wore it on a one-week family cruise vacation and through the holidays. I must say, having the Dexcom CGM data right on the pump gave me a nice sense of autonomy.

By |2016-12-08T23:26:52+00:00January 7th, 2015|6 Comments

Pumping: Ease Of Use Matters

These days, insulin pumps have sooooooo many features, it’s hard to pinpoint which one is truly best. Each pump has its share of strengths and weaknesses - So, keeping with our practice’s policy of keeping an open mind and offering up objective, practical information, we decided to put each pump’s bolus entry mechanism to the test.

By |2016-12-08T23:26:53+00:00December 4th, 2014|8 Comments

Diabetes – A personal journey.

At the ripe age of 40 I was diagnosed with Adult Onset Type 1 diabetes. I had all of the usual symptoms: weight loss, fatigue, frequent trips to the boys’ room. Of course, I never thought it could be diabetes; certainly not Type 1.

By |2016-12-08T23:26:55+00:00August 12th, 2014|2 Comments
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