Dexcom Life

Is it Doing Anything
I’ve been wearing this Dexcom Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM) for more than a week now. Mostly, I’m loving it. There are times when it is definitely 20% different from my meter, but then there are times when it is dead on accurate. Mostly, it helps me to know when I’m heading beyond whatever level I set – at the moment, more a problem for me than heading too low – so that I can use a correction does of insulin to keep things sane. Between the Tresiba at night, the new dosing schedule for Humalog, and the ability to see my glucose levels without 15 or more finger pricks per day, I definitely have my glucose under better control – and we’re just getting started.

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Dexcom This Week

I have a new endocrinologist. I like her very much! She is thorough, approachable, and informative. She also has a problem-solving attitude and makes me feel that we are a team. She is not just about “the numbers,” as was my most recent endo. All in all, I’m excited to work with her. So, when she suggested a CGM (Continuous Glucose Monitor), I was excited to give it a try.
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