Posts in category: pump
YpsoPump: The First Few Weeks (Part Two)

I’ve been road testing the new YpsoPump that launched in Australia last month. If you missed the first half of my review, you catch up here.  I must admit that I was a little intimidated at the prospect of using Ypsomed’s Orbit inserter to place …

Insulin Gone Bad.

I couldn’t help but notice the reading of 14.1. Is that high? My friend asked me from across the table as I was demonstrating my FreeStyle Libre. Yeah, I obviously haven’t given enough insulin for the banana bread, I replied, pulling my pump out of my …

Pump-less in December

I was staring at the infusion site on my stomach that needed to be changed on Friday night, and all I could think to myself was I really don’t want to do this.  I thought about the stressful week I had just had. I thought about all of t…

First hba1c Result Post-Pump

The very last thing that I was expecting to hear was that my hba1c had gone up after three months on an insulin pump. I mean, I wasn’t expecting dramatic improvement straight away. I knew full well that my pump is not a magic wand. I knew that my gluco…