I’ve been on the Dexcom for two years now after being introduced to it by a good friend Sam.
He was wearing it and told me how great it was for him, so then I jumped right on it and soon realized how simple my life became.
Actually, they were my best since having type 1 diabetes. Do you do insulin injections or do you wear an insulin pump? What advice would you give to someone hesitant to wear a CGM and/or pump because they’re afraid of having a physical medical device on them that people around them can recognize?I’ve had a lot of conversations with friends and people that come up to me and share their stories at my shows and want some advice on this.The appearance side is more overwhelming thought than a reality.There’s always a way to go about being discreet, especially for women.Outside of that, I think being transparent with your friends and family is important.
Some of the pressure that I feel at times is about keeping face even when I’m feeling high blood sugar or low.She ordered several tests, including my blood glucose. I knew that something was wrong physically and it was a relief to be able to put our finger on what it was.My level had spiraled out of control to over 800—I was immediately rushed to the hospital. How long have you been wearing the Dexcom Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM), and have you seen a difference since making the switch?Howard (Documentary) (writer: "She's Hit", "Roman, Roman", "1978 Demo", "The Hair Shirt", "A Catholic Skin", "King Ink", "The Friend Catcher", "Deep in the Woods", "Nick The Stripper", "Fears of Gun", "Dead Joe", "Jennifer's Veil" - as N.Singer, songwriter, actor Nick Jonas, 23, was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes 10 years ago.The CGM makes testing in public easier because I can just look at that and if I need to test with a meter I’m not really shy to pull it out and do it in public because there’s been freedom speaking about living with diabetes and sometimes it’s a conversation starter (chuckled) in a weird way.