Tag Archives: cgm

The machines are taking over

Step by step, little by little, the machines are taking over my diabetes. It started in the mid 1980’s when the traditional family pre-bedtime routine of passing round the test strip came to an abrupt end. For anyone who hasn’t had the pleasure, before there were meters there was a great family game of passing the… Read More »

To CGMS or not to CGMS?

In 1994 when I was 14 years old I spoke at the British Diabetic Association 60th anniversary conference about my hopes for the future. I’d already had diabetes for 10 years by then. What did I want? The ability to see what my blood sugar was at any time without having to prick my finger.… Read More »