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The Navigator Continuous Glucose Monitoring System (Abbott) was approved by FDA this week. Would you ever consider going on a CGMS?
Yes, I am on one now.
 
Yes, if my insurance would cover it.
 
Not sure, I do not know enough about them.
 
Not yet. The technology is not advanced enough.
 
Never, who wants to be hooked up 24/7?
 
No, but I never say never!
 

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by Nicole Purcell
I had a bad one last night. A scary low bloodsugar that reminded me just how tenuous diabetes makes my existence. I hate those. I hate the feeling that I'm anything less than a strong, capable woman. Diabetes, like a sledge hammer to the knees, has a way of hobbling the confidence I have in my health, strength and well-being. It is both frustrating and disheartening. It's 2:00 am and a good friend called from their third shift job because they needed someone. Just...