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Just returned from my Diabetic clinic with the results of my first true HbA1/C with my new pump and am very pleased with
the figure as well as what my pump predicted. Firstly my blood sugar was 6.1 or 43mmol/mol.
I must say that my pump has performed admirably after I removed a few hiccups with it. My attached pump download
shows that I was in range for 86% of the time. I do believe however, that I can get an even lower figure than this now that
I have started changing my cannula more often. Just to prove this, I downloaded my previous 2 weeks of data and found
that I was in range for 93% of the time, so I am very keen to see how that will relate to my next HbA1 result in 6 months
I must emphasize that I really do lead a totally normal life and eat whatever quantity of food I choose and at whatever times
I choose as well. This to me proves, that it is possible to have a perfectly normal life if the control is good enough. Next month
I will have been a Type1 diabetic for 41 years and have not experienced any problems relating to diabetes.
That's the good news, but there was also some bad news in clinic as well. Over the last 4 months, I have been in a reasonable
amount of pain with my lower back and pelvis as well as experiencing pin and needles in both legs. I have felt quite
incampacitated which has been extremely frustrating. Anyway, after having an MRI, as well as an x-ray and several blood tests,
I was informed that I have several worn discs with one missing completely which has all been down to wear and tear. So much
for trying to stay fit over my lifetime lol.
I now have an appointment with a specialist to see what can be done with it. Time will tell
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