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  • My New Animas Vibe Insulin Pump + CGM

    It’s 2017 and I’m feelin’ like a robot! I have a new electronic device attached to my body- a transmitter that communicates with a CGM (continuous glucose monitoring) system inside of my Animas Vibe insulin pump. 

    Dexcom has merged with Animas to give me an abbreviated way of monitoring my blood sugars. I don’t need an […]

  • I’m Feelin’ Robotic by Susan Sussman

    I’m feelin’ like a robot.  I have another electronic object attached to my body.  A transmitter that communicates with a glucose monitoring system that is basically no bigger than my cellphone.
    D-E-X-C-O-M Seven Plus has moved my diabetic self into another stratosphere. Every five minutes it reads my blood sugar. I look at the screen and […]