Category: CGM Trends

  • Smart Decisions and Smart Tech: Managing a Delayed Blood Sugar Spike with My Insulin Pump

    Smart Decisions and Smart Tech: Managing a Delayed Blood Sugar Spike with My Insulin Pump

    Managing diabetes requires a delicate balance between monitoring blood sugar levels and responding appropriately to fluctuations, especially after meals. Last night’s experience with a high-carb dinner and my Medtronic 780G Insulin Pump underscores the importance of understanding one’s body and leveraging technology to manage diabetes effectively. This post explores the nuances of managing a delayed…

  • Understanding Your CGM Data: The Ups, Downs, and Realistic Expectations of Diabetes Management

    Understanding Your CGM Data: The Ups, Downs, and Realistic Expectations of Diabetes Management

    Introduction to CGM: A Tool for Empowerment in Type 1 Diabetes For those living with Type 1 Diabetes, gaining insight into your glucose levels is a crucial aspect of managing your condition. Continuous Glucose Monitors (CGMs) have become invaluable tools, providing real-time data to help navigate the complex dance of blood sugar management. Whether you’re…

  • Understanding Delayed Blood Glucose Spikes from Comfort Foods: Insights from an Insulin Pump User

    Understanding Delayed Blood Glucose Spikes from Comfort Foods: Insights from an Insulin Pump User

    Are you puzzled by unexpected blood glucose spikes hours after savoring your favorite comfort foods? You’re not alone. Many of us in the diabetes community face this challenge, especially when managing our condition with insulin pumps. In today’s post, I’ll explore the science behind these delayed spikes and share my personal journey using the Medtronic…

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