diabetes

Eversense implanted CGM

You may have heard of the Senseonics Eversense implanted CGM. Having seen and experienced CGMs such as the Libre and those from Dexcom and Medtronic, you might be excited by the promise of not having something stuck to you and having to constantly replace it (e.g. weekly/fortnightly). It’s been 3 years since I wrote about …

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Australian Insulin Pump Choices – April 2021 update

The recent changes in the Australian pump landscape have been subtle yet significant. So I’ve rolled out an update to my Insulin Pump Choices article. The format of the article has subtly changed, and there is a bunch of updated data in there. More detail about many of the pumps, links to relevant peer-support groups, …

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It’s not always diabetes

It’s sometimes fascinating, living with chronic medical conditions. Note that in a medical context “chronic” refers to “long-term” rather than “severe”. It can be a mental challenge, and admittedly “fascinating” is not a term that everybody would choose for it. It’s all about probability With diabetes in particular, we often hear about it putting us …

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No-bolus for 4 months

Back in February I wrote about some of my experiences with “Living with an actual closed loop“. Time has ticked by, it’s now been 4 months since my last bolus, and I’ve just come back from a meeting with my endocrinologist. To re-cap: I have my AndroidAPS setup tuned fairly well (and using Fiasp in …

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