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Monthly Archives: January 2012

Dexcom Sensor no 2

January 25, 2012 | 7:25 pm

Well, the second Dexcom sensor failed on Samuel this afternoon. The first one lasted 18 days. The second 19 days. I can’t argue with that, given they’re only guaranteed for 7 days! I doubt we will keep that average up. … Continue reading


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Dexcom’s and Basal Rates

January 16, 2012 | 8:05 pm

It’s hard to believe as it’s flown so fast but Samuel has been on his Dexcom CGM for 4 weeks already! We’ve been threatening to do it for the last few days and finally got round to looking at the … Continue reading


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DGap blood tests

January 15, 2012 | 8:35 pm

We got involved in the JDRF sponsored DGap study early last year. Nikki found out about it from someone on the Children with Diabetes (CWD) support mailing list. All the details of this study can be seen here, but essentially … Continue reading


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Dexcom trial – done!

January 9, 2012 | 9:43 pm

Well the two weeks are up. (For those of you just joining us here for the first time, we have been trialing a Dexcom Continuous Glucose Monitor for my Son Samuel) The trial started on the 19th December and was … Continue reading


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Notes on a Challenge

January 5, 2012 | 12:29 pm

As already mentioned, I will be challenging myself to do 12 IronMan Triathlon’s in 12 months in 2012… ie one a month. And you are welcome to join in. If you would like to, just email me with your Google … Continue reading


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The challenge for 2012….

January 4, 2012 | 11:23 pm

After much postering and pondering, I have decided on the challenge I will set myself for 2012. As always, the goal is twofold. To raise awareness of this condition that blights my sons life – Type 1 Diabetes, and to … Continue reading


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The Dexcom trial continues

January 3, 2012 | 6:02 pm

Just a little update from the land of CGM’s. We are now over two weeks into the trial – which is only supposed to last two weeks anyway. Two weeks and a day to be precise, as we started on … Continue reading


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