When I was first diagnosed with diabetes, the importance of tracking my blood sugars was drilled into me. I started out tracking my sugars in a paper diary, which I soon digitised by creating a Google Sheet I could update in real time via my phone. A few examples of my online logs - things… Continue reading Reducing the Mental Burden with Apps
Tag: Diabetes Technology
Diabetes Advocates Day
I'm not sure where time has gone but it's now been a couple of weeks since the first Diabetes Advocates Day held by Medtronic in partnership with Diabetes Australia. The day was filled with some exciting updates on diabetes technology. But what made the event worthwhile for me was the insightful, honest and interesting discussions… Continue reading Diabetes Advocates Day
Ergh – finger pricks.
Recently I realised that I was starting to think quite negatively about my diabetes by asking 'what's next'. Particularly as I see the little countdown on my Freestyle Libre reader as to when my sensor will shut off. It's similar to when my Dexcom starts giving me warnings to when my sensor will stop. … Continue reading Ergh – finger pricks.