Hello everyone after 17 years of mdi, I finally got on a pump and dexcom. I literally started the pump today and the dexcom I've been wearing for about 3 weeks. I love the Dexcom, I have been wearing the pump with saline to get used to the functions but I feel I have a big learning curve to get over.
If anyone is on omnipod and dexcom together and can give any tips I would appreciate it. I have a diabetes educator I can call and the pod rep but I know that I need to really understand how it all works and reacts with my body.
I am probably 40 pounds overweight and my a1c's have been in the 8 range, so I have work to do. Funny thing is I skip so many meals and I think that is my problem with slow metabolism and erratic bg. Well I signed up here about 2 weeks ago but I've been lurking around just reading as much as I can. Look forward to hearing from people going through the same challenges.
The biggest thing that I am concerned with is basal rates and just getting them under control, trial and error I know. My mdi way of treating my dm was not working well the last 2 years. I guess age catches up quick if you let it.
Take care all