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Re: [IPk] Medtronic CGM



I feel the same about Guardian 3 - it is not as accurate as either Dexcom
or Libre even with the calibration.

Tom

On Wed, 18 Nov 2020 at 19:35, Barbara Roberts <
email @ redacted> wrote:

> Hi Carmel, I too have the 640g with Guardian 3 sensors. I found the
> Guardian 3 seem less reliable than the older enlite sensors and have had to
> start wearing it in my arm rather than my buttock. I hate this as I can't
> insert it myself.
>
>  I turned off the predicted low suspend as it would suspend when my BG was
> over 7 sometimes, but I do have the suspend on low active. During the day,
> I would much rather treat with glucose, much faster.
>
> I was excited at the thought of the new 780g but not sure I could cede so
> much control to the pump, if I don't trust the CGM. Got a year to think
> about it anyway!
>
> Barbara
>
> On Sat, 14 Nov 2020 at 11:39, Carmel Matthews <
> email @ redacted> wrote:
>
> >  Hi everyone. I have the 640g pump with a guardian 3 sensor. Itb s funded
> > as I
> > lost hypo awareness and I guess because Ib m now classed as elderly?!? I
> > was
> > falling a lot with hypos.
> > The good point is that it automatically suspends the pump if BG lowering.
> >  The annoying thing is that I find that itb s not that accurate and
> > suspends my
> > pump when levels not alarmingly low.
> >  This results in higher levels as it can happen in the night unbeknown to
> > me. So
> > I wake up with raised BG.
> > Does anyone else have the same system.
> >  I know Ib m really lucky to have CGM but sometimes I worry that itb s
> > raising
> > my hba1c
> > Thanks Carmel
> > Type 1 61 years. Pumping since 2000
> >
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