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Snapshots

Diabetes Snapshots – day number 6 of Diabetes Blog Week!

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When I think of my life living with diabetes, I mostly think of blood sugar readings and the devices I use to manage those blood sugars.  Here are some snapshots that I have taken in the past couple of months that portray my blood sugar readings and my diabetes devices!  You may have seen them already on twitter so I apologize if any are repeats to you.

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Meter accuracy is an issue you say?

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I love when my meter and CGM are on the same page!

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Those high times are pretty rough, especially when you don’t know the cause.

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My pump that lets me “ping” my bolus!

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The download of readings from my Dexcom …. looks a bit more like a heart rate monitor.

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These are the good times :)

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Major discrepancy.  Boo!

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I think this time they’re all giving me the same message.

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Now this is cause for celebration!!!!!

But also, this is a snapshot of diabetes and the community that comes together in support of one another.  And wonderful friendships that are made!

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(courtesy of an ACT1 women’s support group meeting held last year)

3 comments to Snapshots

  • I feel like a bad twitterer bc I haven’t seen most of these before! I think you’ve captured all of it – all the ups and downs and in betweens.

  • Wow! I knew you had 2 extra meters, I didn’t know you had more. Cool snapshots. I love the support group picture.

  • Tina

    Hugs cause the snapshots are all very indicative of all the things Diabetes means that people don’t get.

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