I am a type 1 diabetic since more then 33 years. On september 23, 2013 I start with an insuline pump treatment after two years of problems with asymptomatic hypoglicemias that put my life in risk. My endocrinologist Dra. Melisa Martinez talked to me and recomend the treatment. After all the procedure with the health insurance, on september 23, 2013 I got my pump. That was one of the 2 best things I did to control my diabetes. With the pump, I learn how to count carbs, and all the facts people need to know to manage with the device. My hypoglicemias start to decrease but still some. Then again, my doctor talked to me about the CGM. A continous glucose monitore that is wireless conected to the pump and is program to bring me alarms when my BS start going lower than 70. I got my CGM on march 5, 2014. Since that day all my unconcious episodes, my uncontroled BS start to arrived to its target parameters. I AM SOOO HAPPY!!! During the period I had the hypoglicemias I can't drive a car, can't go alone to any place. I was in a glass prision. Now I recovered my freedom and independence. This two devices are awsome and help me to safe my life. Every 3 days after I change the sensor of the CGM and the infusion set of the pump, I download to my pc all the information of the CGM and then I can see all develpement of my BG during one dat, 2 weeks or a month. That is a really good tool for my dcotor cause she can have a real view on how my BG is developing. I really recomend to all Diabetic connect members to try it. Some people who start with the pump or the CGM later stop with it cause "I don't like it" or "is much things to do". For me as I said, this is my freedom and my BG are in it's best condition. I feel good and FREE!!!!!
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