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Freestyle Libre

A little over a year ago, I unfortunately had to stop wearing my Dexcom due to cost. While a CGM is not a necessity for someone with diabetes, like insulin is, it is so very helpful to keep your numbers … Continue reading

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Advocacy on the Hill

Later this month I will have lived with Type 1 Diabetes for 27 years…  And I’ve always said that if I was destined to have an incurable disease, at least it’s one that I can control (for the most part) … Continue reading

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Dexcom battery

I wear the Dexcom G5 transmitter and I had a “first” happen last night. Usually, when the battery is starting to get low, I get alerts starting 2-3 weeks before the battery actually dies. It will say something along the … Continue reading

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Trying not to fall off my soapbox

Let me just throw this out there and move on …. We are “supposed” to change our pump sites every 2-3 days. I do not. I usually make it 5-7 days. Sometimes even longer. I have a lot of scar … Continue reading

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Type One Nation Summit 2016

Last weekend I was able to attend a Type One Nation Summit, hosted by my local JDRF chapter. I’ve attended the event in the past – and it’s always been a good time. This event did not disappoint. I do … Continue reading

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Social Media Burnout? #DOCBurnout2015

When I first started seeing the plugs for today’s blog topic for Diabetes Social Media Burnout (#DOCburnout2015), I thought “I’m not burned out, I’m just busy …. ” But then I realized I haven’t been consistent in blogging in a … Continue reading

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Witch doctor? Maybe.

Over the last few months, I had some friends that had started using essential oils and although I was happy for them that their families seemed to be healthier as a result, I kept thinking it sounded awfully “witch-doctor-y” to … Continue reading

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