where people touched by diabetes help each other.

Hello everyone, I've been living with t1 since #### when I was diagnosed at 18. Ive been on a pump since january and things have been much better for me. Glad I found this community.

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I'm a mom supporting a child with type 1 diabetes since 2011.
College Station, TX
If you can get a Dexcom CGM, it will tell you what your blood glucose number is and if it is going up, down & how fast or if it is staying level. Also, the book Sugar Surfing is extremely helpful.

Living with type 1 diabetes.
Baltimore, MD
I have a cgm monitor. I dont use it because they cost about 50 bucks a piece and they kept coming out. Im not a good pricker. As much as i know how vital finger sticks are its the first thing i slack on after a good period of control. Any good method for getting the monitor to stay in? Ive used copious anounts of the tape provided but to no avail. I dont want to keep using them to jist waste it when it comes out prematurely.

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