Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 16:50
A number of times now I have come across people asking how much does it cost to be on a pump and a CGM system. Don't worry I am not going to lie it is another cost in this extremely expensive world but when I look at the benefits it is 100% worth every cent. I will go into more detail but here is the basic details-Read More
Monday, September 5, 2016 - 19:02
I often get asked about wearing a pump and a CGM. More specifically being attached 24/7.
I began pumping insulin in 2010 and that was the day I never looked back. When I first looked into pumping, I often worried about being attached to something. Would I notice? Would it become annoying? Would I rip it out in my sleep? Would it be a constant reminder of living with Type 1 Diabetes? After my first night with my insulin pump, I began to wonder why I was so concerned! I forgot I was even wearing a pump until I went to get out of bed and felt the infusion line tugging. Fast forward to being in high school and university, I saw my insulin pump as a visual aid of how far I had come in follow my dreams rather than a constant reminder of living with Type 1 Diabetes. When I’ve told people I have Type 1 Diabetes and use an insulin pump their first thought is always denial because they can’t see it.Read More