Over the last couple of weeks I’ve had a chance to test drive one of the newest glucose meters to hit the market — the Telcare BGM 3G, the first wirelessly-enabled glucose meter, from the Bethesda-based company of the same name (which we introduced here). Telcare made their debut at the Consumer Electronics Show in January, and was a semi-finalist in the “Last Gadget Standing” competition, alongside some very cool new technologies from mainstream consumer…Read more »
I have an appointment with my endocrinologist next week. And dear God, I do not want to go.
Here’s the thing: I know my A1c has gone up. Life got a little complicated over the holiday season, and I never managed to snag that Dexcom CGM like I had planned (although it’s still on my wish list). I have a pretty good idea of where my A1c is sitting at right now and let’s just…
Note to self: Never say never, and never brush aside any tool that might possibly be able to help you smooth your wild glucose excursion rides.
Not long ago, I declared my happiness being untethered from my CGM. But as of about two weeks ago, I am wearing my continuous glucose monitor again. If you read my last post, you know what that means: I consider it my go-to solution when things are not going…
This hasn’t exactly been the coldest, darkest winter on record, but neverthless, it can be a difficult time of year to stay upbeat — especially when your blood sugar levels seem to be unresponsive to all your daily efforts. Ugh. This month, the DSMA (Diabetes Social Media Advocacy) Blog Carnival is focusing on Diabetes in the Winter:
What can we do to help stop depression from hitting our community during the winter months?
I’m not…Read more »
Kathleen Weaver might be considered the godmother of diabetes bloggers. After all, she started blogging about her experiences back in the dawn of time (about 2003), when the word “blog” brought nothing to mind but a spill of some sort for most folks. For her day job, Kathleen’s an accomplished high school computer science teacher in Dallas, TX. We’re delighted to host Kathleen today, as she provides a little window into her “other” life as…Read more »