My Diabetes Inklings

Being Kind to Yourself

Yesterday I spoke with some budding credentialed diabetes educators about living with diabetes. At the end of my talk, one of the students asked me what the best advice I ever received was and who gave it to me.  Continue reading “Being Kind to Yourself”

My Diabetes Inklings

YpsoPump – My Thoughts

There’s been an excited buzz in the diabetes community with rumours of new pumps coming on the market. YpsoPump is one of the new kids on the block. Officially, the pump will be launched at the end of May. However, they have been doing the ninja. The accompanying mylife App was released on iTunes a few weeks ago and pump consumables are expected to be NDSS list some time this week. And of course a few people have been trialling it. So here’s my first impressions on it. Continue reading “YpsoPump – My Thoughts”

My Diabetes Inklings

Holidaying with a new pump

To celebrate the end of my PhD and my (not so) new job, my partner and I decided to (finally) have a holiday. We decided on Singapore as my sister had already made plans to visit some relatives and we wanted to tag along to surprise them. Preparation for this trip happened like any other trip – we started packing the night before. The only difference with this trip was the YpsoPump that I was given the opportunity to trial a few days before I went away. I had never used anything aside done my Vibe before, so I had no idea what a challenging adjustment it would be. Continue reading “Holidaying with a new pump”