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Monthly Archives: December 2011

Christmas Day on the Dexcom

December 26, 2011 | 10:03 am

It was all going so well… Until we sat down to watch Cars 2 and opened the chocolates… Looking from the left, the little red crosses are blood meter tests (fingerprick tests) and the blue circles are readings from the … Continue reading


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24 hours into the Dexcom trial

December 20, 2011 | 10:10 pm

So 24 hours in… what to report? Well, he hasnt had a low… at all. Not one, in a whole 24 hours. That hasn’t happened for a couple of months, at least. Having said that, he has been higher than … Continue reading


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First couple of hours on Dexcom

December 19, 2011 | 10:18 pm

We are a couple of hours into the trial and Samuel has gone high. We’re not sure why but the Dexcom showed us, and probably a bit earlier than if we were just testing him alone. He went up to … Continue reading


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Dexcom 7 trial

December 19, 2011 | 7:25 pm

The Continuous Glucose Monitor turned up this morning, and Nikki unpacked it and put the receiver on charge straight away. When I got home from work, we watched the instructional video’s on the Dexcom website again and then inserted the … Continue reading


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Dexcom Seven Continuous Glucose Monitor

December 17, 2011 | 5:03 pm

In our continuous quest to keep a tight control of Samuel’s Type 1 Diabetes, we are going to trial a new device over the next two weeks that will hopefully give us more information about his blood levels. At the … Continue reading


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Samuel’s quarterly clinic

December 14, 2011 | 4:31 pm

This is my first post for a month! Things have changed a bit in the last couple of months and I just haven’t had time to blog. We now test Sam through the night as well as during the day. … Continue reading


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