I was thinking today about insulin pump set changes.
We have to change infusion sets every 2-3 days. ( “we” really means “I”…..hehe).
As fate would have it, both my guys started on one aligned schedule, but that only lasted a couple of weeks. A kinked cannula or unexplained high blood sugars means an immediate set change, completely screwing up my carefully mapped out plan.
One day, I decided to calculate how this all adds up.
10 set changes per month for each super handsome guy = 20 insulin pump set changes per month.
Now add the CGM sensor change for my little guy on 5 of those 20 days. (Extra big needle so we push the limit and he wears each sensor for 6 days instead of 3).
Good thing I have this stuff mastered. The insulin pump has nothing on us.
This week, I’ll be participating in the 3rd annual Diabetes Blog Week. That means diabetes bloggers around the world will be blogging on a set topic each day of the week. More information can be found here: http://www.bittersweetdiabetes.com/2012/05/third-annual-diabetes-blog-week.html