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Re: [IP] MiniMed CGMS Questions

Melissa, i did the CGMS. Its not really difficult at all. Taking a shower
with a plastic bag
oh well, its only for 3 days. 

Just do what you normally do, don't change a thing. I mean basals, boluses

As for beeping, set your pump to vibrate.


At 08:58 PM 8/23/03 -0700, you wrote:
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>Hi all.  I'm going on the MiniMed CGMS on Monday and
>have a few questions for those of you who have done
>this.  I'm excited about this as I've been trying to
>get on the CGMS for awhile now in the hopes that it
>may be a way for me to have a better understanding on
>trends I might be having during the day/night..... 
>Course, the only way to know is to try it, right? 
>For those who were on a pump at the same time as being
>on the CGMS, was it much different wearing a pump AND
>the CGMS?  What were some of the "hassles" of doing
>both of these at the same time?  Gee, I can just see
>it now - one of my friends will tell me that I'm
>beeping and I'll be like, "Which side am I beeping
>on?"  LOL!  ]:-)
>What did you like and dislike about the CGMS?
>How many times a day did you check your glucose?  Did
>you do any fasting/basal checks or did you act like
>you weren't on the CGMS (in terms of checking your
>glucose levels)?
>Did it help you with your numbers or discover trends?
>If yes, how?  If not, were you glad you tried the CGMS
>and did you at least use some of the info from it?
>Is there any advice you would give someone who is
>going on the CGMS?  
>Is there anything you would do differently if you were
>to go back to the CGMS now?  (What I mean here is
>would you do something this time around that you
>didn't do last time or would you NOT do something this
>time that you did last time, etc.)
>Any other info you could give would be greatly
>apprechiated!  :-)  
>Thanks in advance for all your help/advice!  :-)
>Melissa Collins
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