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Dropout Rates and Lower Wages and Employment of Type 1 Diabetics

Jan 11, 2012

Did you know you as Diabetic (or your child) will make less money, drop out of school, and probably be unemployed compared to non-Diabetics? Lame, I know, but that’s what one study would like you to believe. Today I ran across a story entitled “Study of the Day: Young Diabetics More Likely to Learn...

Johnson & Johnson Sold Insulin Pumps After Learning of Defects

Jan 11, 2012

According to the FDA Johnson & Johnson sold insulin pumps even after they had known failures. Really J&J? You do know we are talking about people’s lives here right? Johnson & Johnson’s Animas unit kept selling insulin pumps last year after learning of malfunctions with the devices that prompted it to make design changes,...

So many bottle so little time

Jan 9, 2012
So many bottle so little time

We go so many of these bottles I can’t help to wonder if there is a use fro them. Right now we toss them in the trash. The are nice insulated containers with lid that close nice and tight, there must be a use for them.

Fun Night

Jan 6, 2012

Four hours of ice skating and pizza for dinner. Yup tonight is going to be a fun numbers night.

Medtronic mySentry™ Remote Glucose Monitor

Jan 4, 2012
Medtronic mySentry™ Remote Glucose Monitor

The FDA as given Medtronic the approval for the mySentry remote CGM monitor.  It allows a parent (or other caregiver) to remotely see CGM data.  Well done Mr FDA and Mrs. Medtronic.  Here are a couple of videos from Medtronic. Watch this video on ...

New pump cover

Jan 4, 2012
New pump cover

We are starting the day with a brand new pump skin. The Christmas one was a bit past its prime. Now we need to start shopping for a Valentines Day cover.

Mobile posting

Jan 3, 2012

I just installed the WordPress app for my iPhone. I am hoping I can update this blog a bit more now that I can go mobile.

Welcome to 2012

Jan 3, 2012

The first BS of 2012 was, well, low. We actually been having several of those lately. After having a less than stellar A1C number we have been working really hard to keep my daughter’s BS in line. Of course with tighter management comes the higher risks of lows. (is that an oxymoron). I hope...

No funds for insulin pumps

Dec 15, 2011

“No funds for insulin pumps”, that’s the title of the article I read today. The article was talking about one province in Canada that willl no longer pay for insulin pumps for people with Type 1 diabetes. “The cost of adding the devices to Pharmacare cannot be justified” say Kevin McNamara, deputy minister of...

Added CommentLuv and DoFollow for comments

Dec 15, 2011

I added a couple of plugins to Type1Online.com as well as did a site upgrade. We are now running Wordpress 3.3. Everything should look and work the same, but if you see any issues let me know. I also added a couple of plugins. DoFollow and CommentLuv. DoFollow takes away the no-follow attribute from...