Almost 2 years being a Type 1 cyborg: Dexcom since 5/5/2010 and Omnipod since 7/15/2010

March 19, 2012

I will be coming up on 2 years of using the Dexcom 7 (since May 5, 2010 for continuous blood glucose monitoring and the Insulet Omnipod (July 15, 2010) as an insulin pump. Am I happy with the technology and the devices?  As a geek/tech guy who tries to take advantage or in interested by new […]


Dexcom 7 since May 5, 2010

September 23, 2010

I have been lucky enough to be using Dexcom’s Seven Plus (I must disclose that I do own some Dexcom stock) Continuous Glucose Monitor (CGM for short( since the day that Mexico defeated the French (aka Cinco de Mayo). I must say that the technology and the accuracy of the device are amazing.  I was skeptical […]


Diabetes Management Software

May 2, 2010

We live in the world of personal computers and the internet, and nowadays, most major glucose meter and glucose pump manufacturers provide software to retrieve and analyze data from their specific devices.  Not all software is the same though, and the amount of analysis and information that software captures varies widely from manufacturer to manufacturer. […]


Choosing a small meter for an active lifestyle!

April 28, 2010

Although there are several meters to choose from for those of use with Type 1 diabetes living active lifestyles (I am a technology consultant who travels the world), I have had a tough time finding a suitable meter that has the following characteristics (they usually fail on 1 or more of the points): Portable in […]