In this video blog, Tim & Alison talk about Continuous Glucose Monitoring Systems. Woo! And as a special bonus video blog, Tim & Alison say nothing of any import while standing in front of Edinburgh Castle. Enjoy!
The time has come. It’s hard to believe but its four years since I got my pump and its warranty is nearing an end so it needs to be replaced. On one hand, I can’t believe four years have passed since I stepped into a brave new world and felt a bit like I was… Read More »
My HbA1c results show that my pump and CGM are working for me. But they’re not a cure so what is it about using those tools that’s made the difference? Doing the research I read Pumping Insulin: Everything you need for success on a smart insulin pump by John Walsh. It’s a weighty tome, but… Read More »
Beware, what follows has somehow turned into a slightly bizarre piece using animals to illustrate HbA1c result ;
I rave about my pump and CGMS. My personal experience is that they’ve enabled me to keep my HbA1c at a very happy level for over 2 years, reduce the range of my blood sugar swings and reduce the number of hypos I experience. And now science agrees with me! The latest research from JDRF… Read More »
I went to London for work yesterday. Not a major event really, I go a few times a month and it’s only a couple of hours by train. For some reason though the world was against me yesterday. – 0630: Leave the house. – 0635: Return to the house having remembered that I haven’t picked… Read More »
I’m Alison’s pump. She talks about me a lot so I’ve hi-jacked the blog to tell my side of the story. I don’t have long because we’re not apart often so I’ll get straight to it. I’ve been with Alison for over 2 years now and overall I’d say we get on well. She’s a… Read More »
If my inbox is anything to go by, how to secure NHS funding for insulin pumps and/or CGMS is a bit of a hot topic at the moment. There aren’t any magic answers, and personal experience taught me that tenacity and perseverance were pretty key to winning the battle, so for what its worth, here… Read More »