Category: Women’s Health

  • How Menstrual Cycle Tracking Enhances Insulin Pump Therapy

    How Menstrual Cycle Tracking Enhances Insulin Pump Therapy

    For women living with Type 1 Diabetes, LADA Diabetes, or other conditions requiring insulin pump therapy, managing blood glucose levels can sometimes feel like navigating through a complex maze. However, integrating menstrual cycle tracking into your diabetes management strategy can provide clarity, predictability, and improved control over your insulin dosing. I’ve been using the Clue…

  • Navigating Mammograms with an Insulin Pump: A Guide for Women

    Navigating Mammograms with an Insulin Pump: A Guide for Women

    As I celebrated my 40th birthday, the milestone came with an important healthcare reminder: it was time for my first mammogram. As someone who manages life with an insulin pump, every new medical procedure requires thoughtful planning. This experience was no different, and I found myself pondering how to handle my insulin pump, transmitter, and…

  • Managing Women’s Health and Diabetes: Navigating the Impact of Progesterone with My Medtronic 780G Insulin Pump

    Managing Women’s Health and Diabetes: Navigating the Impact of Progesterone with My Medtronic 780G Insulin Pump

    Hey there, fellow diabetes warriors and friends! If you’ve been following my diabetes journey, you might remember my previous post about handling Type 1 Diabetes and those pesky hormonal fluctuations during the menstrual cycle. Well, today, I’m here to fill you in on the latest developments in my ongoing quest for better blood sugar control.…

  • Menstrual Cycle and Varying Insulin Needs, re-visited

    Menstrual Cycle and Varying Insulin Needs, re-visited

    I previously wrote about how my insulin needs change during the course of my menstrual cycle. At the time, I didn’t have an insulin pump. I was treating my diabetes with MDI. With the Medtronic 670G Insulin Pump, this still happens, but the effects are different. Total Daily Dose of Insulin – 20 units versus…

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