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



Elizabeth wrote:
>
> You may ask....lol
> It was a GCM for a Paradigm 522
>
> "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
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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
>>
>> .
>
> .
>
Oh no! I'm getting a Paradigm with CGM -- I hope it works ok.
.
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