I saw my Endocrinologist yesterday. My a1c was 6.6mmol and dexcom had me at 6.7.mmol.My standard deviation is 2.5 mmol. My kidney function is excellent. Being a Type 1 for 34 years my doctor said that there is no evidence that I even have diabetes. So I am doing very well. He also said that eventually the insulin pump will be interchangeable. You can choose any pump and any cgm to go with it.You can customize it based on what you like. For example, you can get a dexcom cgm and a medtronic pump. Very exciting news!!!
Wow! Congrats. You should feel very proud of those numbers. Keep up the good work.
Congrats on your good health news. I’m also excited about the interchangeability of pump/CGM/sensor components. I’m also impressed by the FDA’s rapid handling of this policy. I see this as a patient friendly policy.
Great news Dee - you must be thrilled! Whatever you’re doing, it’s working for you (and that’s what counts).
Have a great weekend!
Thankyou!!! I have to wait until 2021 for a new pump because in Ontario we have the Assisted Devices Program which gives us a grant of 2400$, 600$ every four months. They pay for a new pump every 5 years. It used to be 4 years but with the government everything is money.
Have not heard of this. Is this idea before the FDA?
Check this topic for details.
When a cgm device is approved as iCGM, it means it can work with other devices approved for iCGM integration.
Thankyou, thankyou. I am very proud of my success dealing with diabetes, but let me tell you, some days I don’t feel that way! I am sure all of us diabetics feel the same way sometimes.
Thankyou for this valuable info.
I will share with our pump nurse.
You are very welcome!! Iam so excited for the future of insulin pumps. Everything will be automated even basal tests. It will correct your highs and suspend when low all in the background. So much easier to manage.