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Re: [IP] endo's and CGM's



You may ask....lol
It was a GCM for a Paradigm 522

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "David Yolleck" <email @ redacted>
To: <email @ redacted>
Sent: 12 July, 2006 11:04 AM
Subject: Re: [IP] endo's and CGM's
>
> Who, may I ask, was the manufacturer of the glucose sensor?
> BlackBerry service provided by Nextel
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: "Elizabeth" <email @ redacted>
> Date: Wed, 12 Jul 2006 10:56:15
> To:<email @ redacted>
> Subject: Re: [IP] endo's and CGM's
>
> My endo was/is very excited about the CGM, but when I actually saw the 
> thing
> on someone, I knew I would never, ever have one - that thing looked like
> someone crazy glued a computer mouse to their side! Way too bulky for me,
> and the readings weren't accurate either because their low BG alarm kept
> going off so they checked their BG with a monitor and it was fine...YMMV 
> but
> I think it's way too bulky and obvious-looking for me...
>
> Peace,
> Elizabeth
> "Happiness is none the less true happiness because it must come to an end,
> nor do thought and love lose their value because they are not 
> everlasting."
> Bertrand Russell
> Picture Albums: http://www.picturetrail.com/penguindreams
> Blog: http://blog.myspace.com/stolenpenguin
>
>
>> Hello everyone, My new endo doesn't recommend getting a CGM. I am not
>> exactly
>> sure why, he says they don't really give accurate readings and the 
>> sensors
>> only
>> can be used for 3 days. He said he won't talk me out of it, but that is
>> what he
>> was trying to do! He said the diabetes educator will talk to me about 
>> them
>> when
>> I see her in Aug.
>> Did anyone else have this problem with their endo. and asking about a 
>> CGM?
>> I
>> guess lowering my basal and ading more insulin with the bolus, he is
>> hoping to
>> reduce the amts. of hypoglycemia, but I am not so sure?
>>
>> Tanya
> .
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