Looping

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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A new “pancreas phone”

My closed-loop insulin pump system is based around AndroidAPS, which runs on an Android phone and connects to both my CGM and my insulin pump via Bluetooth. Since 2009 my “phone phone” has been an iPhone, and I carry a separate device just for the diabetes management. I often refer to it as “my pancreas” …

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Daylight Saving Time again!

Yes, it’s that time already! Tonight in some Australian states the clock will jump forwards an hour. With the assortment of technologies we use in managing diabetes (blood glucose monitors, pumps, etc) it really helps if the clocks are consistent across our devices. Unfortunately not everything is automatic, and you may need to change some …

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