So some of you were wondering how I managed to get a rep from Medtronic to talk to my insurance even though they normally would not cover another insulin pump at this time. Basically it's really something my doctor wanted me to do because she knows that I want to be the healthiest I can be. Then when it's time to start a family when in the future, I will already be healthy and won't have to worry about my blood sugars being high and risking our baby's life.
My endocrinologist really is amazing. She definitely takes the time to get to know every patient and make things so much easier for us. Right now, I'm already keeping my sugars from 70-90 fasting glucose and before meal, and 70-130 after meal. I know I don't have to, but I did manage to go from an A1C of 7.7 to 6.5 pretty fast, and I think it would be amazing to be in the fives!
In addition to all of that, I've had quite the problems with low blood sugars lately. I can be at 40 and not even know until I just randomly decide to check myself. It's been happening even before changing my target blood sugar ranges. And I could never feel myself get a high blood sugar, I just feel completely fine all the time and that's not really a good thing. Especially if I'm ever home alone. Those are things my doctor and the medtronic representative want to stress the most because these are the things that make this new pump medically necessary especially with the continuous glucose monitor that interacts with the pump.
I'm so grateful I have these great people working for me, and I'm really happy I can share my story with you guys! :)
I will keep you all updated on what happens next!
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