Posts in category: technology
G6

The Dexcom G6 is up and running, and it’s keeping us running.Technologically we’re totally impressed. It’s accurate. The readings flow seamlessly from the transmitter to my daughter’s iPhone and the Dexcom receiver, and then on to my phone and the Dexc…

Please Don’t Let Me Be Misunderstood: keeping it simple

I’m just a soul whose intentions are good: so I want to start this post with a heartfelt and sincere disclaimer: this post is NOT having a dig at any group or individual, although I would fully understand if anyone felt that way.I don’t do tribalism, a…

Christmas Day, For a Person With Diabetes

Imagine one massive room, that you could wander around at your leisure. A room that had all of the latest and greatest diabetes tools and technologies on show. A place big enough that you were free to go and chat with any of the exhibitors that you wis…

Dressing for Diabetes

Most of the time my insulin pump sits clipped safely inside the left pocket of my track pants, pyjama bottoms, jeans or shorts. I’m pretty grateful that pockets are the norm in most of the clothes that I purchase these days. I’ve tried clip…

I’ll Still Use the Nima Sensor

There were new reports today from Gluten Free Watchdog regarding the Nima gluten sensor. Third party testing released from Nima showed that the gluten sensor is wrong much of the time.

There were false positives (times when the sensor showed gluten, w…

Day 3 at the Australasian Diabetes Congress

Day 3 at the Australasian Diabetes Congress kicked off today with breakfast at the Adelaide Central Markets. I was absolutely flattered that Renza sacrificed participating in the 6.45am Novo Nordisk Fun Run to join myself, Ashley and Bionic Wookiee Dav…

Nice to meet you, Dexcom G5 CGM

DON’T MIND ME just embracing my ultra bionic existence, hooked up to a brand new piece of robot of a sunny afternoon. 22 years into life with type 1 diabetes and I’ve not so much as sniffed a CGM. Until now. Buh bye tons nasty finger pricks for the for…