Thursday, September 29, 2016 - 16:50
A number of times now I have come across people asking how much does it cost to be on a pump and a CGM system. Don't worry I am not going to lie it is another cost in this extremely expensive world but when I look at the benefits it is 100% worth every cent. I will go into more detail but here is the basic details-Read More
Monday, September 26, 2016 - 17:10
How good are footy finals? No matter who you support undeniably some of the best footy of the season has been played in the last few weeks. If we’re talking AFL, you’ll also see members of our T1D community on the field.Read More
Monday, September 5, 2016 - 19:02
I often get asked about wearing a pump and a CGM. More specifically being attached 24/7.
I began pumping insulin in 2010 and that was the day I never looked back. When I first looked into pumping, I often worried about being attached to something. Would I notice? Would it become annoying? Would I rip it out in my sleep? Would it be a constant reminder of living with Type 1 Diabetes? After my first night with my insulin pump, I began to wonder why I was so concerned! I forgot I was even wearing a pump until I went to get out of bed and felt the infusion line tugging. Fast forward to being in high school and university, I saw my insulin pump as a visual aid of how far I had come in follow my dreams rather than a constant reminder of living with Type 1 Diabetes. When I’ve told people I have Type 1 Diabetes and use an insulin pump their first thought is always denial because they can’t see it.Read More