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Long-term CGM analysis

Standard Deviation, Time in Range, HbA1c, etc. Do they correlate in any way? Sure they give us information about how our blood glucose levels have been tracking over the previous few months. But most of us only look at the latest figures. I showed my own latest data in yesterday’s “What’s normal?” post. In preparing for my latest endocrinologist …

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Gentoo calling

A new low: a good one!

Living should be about having a fulfilling life. Living with diabetes does add a lot of things to life including dealing with a lot of numbers. Visualising those numbers in graphs does help make sense of them rather than just seeing a sea of digits. And now it’s time for a little celebration! As well …

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Daylight Saving is coming

Soon (Sunday October the 6th) most of Australia starts Daylight Saving as we’re heading into summer. What will this mean for our diabetes technology? Back in April I wrote about how the end of Daylight Saving affected us. So what’s different this time? On the 6th of October the clocks will go forward instead of back. In Victoria, …

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DIY Looping on ABC TV

ABC News SA has published a feature story on DIY Looping this morning! I am a little annoyed that the title refers to us as diabetes “sufferers”, but overall it seems like a nicely balanced article. Just ignore details like the caption “building software” on pictures that are showing people in fact replacing the batteries …

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TIR expectations

I had to laugh recently. Various advertising from diabetes companies comes through my feeds, and this time it was an ad from Medtronic Australia, touting the improvements in TIR (Time In Range) for their 670G pump. Here it is reproduced in its entirety:   I’m not sure exactly where they sourced this data, but presumably …

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Loopaversary 2019

Recently I went back and checked my notes to come up with a realisation: the 22nd of August 2017 was when I activated my first closed-loop insulin pump system. That means Thursday will be my 2nd looping anniversary! Two years of feeling like my diabetes was under some sort of control, and not a speeding …

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