CGM

Securing CGM sensors

Like many people, I usually put tape covers over my CGM sensors.¬†Initially it was to make sure they stayed in place for their full life, even when I was spending lots of time in tropical waters.¬†With the Dexcom sensors I find it has other benefits too: Helping keep the sensor more stable. Less movement means …

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CGM Calibration and Cats

CGM is great. It tells us so much about what our blood glucose is (or has been) doing. But it’s not perfect. It’s not actually measuring our blood. It’s measuring the interstitial fluid between our body’s cells, which gets its glucose via osmosis but is essentially an “analog” of the blood. I’ve previously written about …

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June CGM Subsidy update

This is a follow-up to last month’s “CGM Subsidy update: what DO we know?” post. It’s been almost a month, and we’re getting close to that “July 1st” date. So time for a refresh: On the 10th of June NDSS essentially said that “things are in the works”. But there have been crickets since. The …

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