Blog Entries With Tag: decision

Posted: May 29, 2008

Our latest diabetes adventure is the immersion into the world of pumps. My teenage daughter has type 1 and we're trying to decide if a pump is right for her. She is very active and into a lot of activities so we like that the pump is more in line with her active lifestyle. The one worry I have is that it's something else that makes her different and she'll have to find clever ways of carrying it and explaining it. She's outgoing and well spoken so I'm sure she'll have no problem coming up with an interesting story behind her gadget. In doing the research we're still not sure if going down this road will make a big difference in her daily life and that's the goal. Diabetes does not define my daughter. It's another piece of her like her brown hair, infectious laugh, and addiction to reality TV. Hopefully as we dig into the research the answer to pump or not to pump will become more clear. Smile

Comments | Reddit | | Digg | Stumble | MySpace |
Tags: decision (1) type (1) teenage (1) pump (1)
Add tags:   

Related posts:

She’s got legs and she knows how to use them (the semi-Fashionista and her pump)!  |  Shame on Johnson & Johnson / Animas  |  Riding thru' the mountains of the Adirondacks  |  My Porky Pig fingers are tired  |  Smooth sailing with CATSCA / TSA  |  Official response from Animas with 2020 s/w issue  |  Stainless steel infusion sets are more FOREIGN then a teflon one? I beg to differ  |  Wearing a dress with medical gadgets  |  Walking on a tight rope!  |  Weight Loss Challenge for the Summertime
Pattern Management Part 1
Pattern Management in Diabetes- Overview
An overview of "pattern management," the process of finding and using ...
more more Featured Videos
Cost Savings Tool
Do you know the annual cost of managing your diabetes? Would you like to find ways to reduce your costs? Calculate your total budget and identify ways to save money. You can do this in just a few minutes by entering facts about the products you use. This quick analysis will provide you with a comprehensive overview of both spending and potential savings.

Cost Savings Tool
Monitor Comparison Tools
Blood glucose monitors offer an easy way to test your blood sugar at home or on the go. Use this comparison tool as a guide to learn more about the features and benefits of your current monitor or to find a new one.
Handheld Monitor Comparison
Continuous Glucose Monitor Comparison
Advanced BMI Calculator
Ever wonder if you are at a healthy weight? Then enter your height and weight in our advanced Body Mass Index (BMI) calculator. This tool provides you with two important numbers reflecting the estimated impact of your present body weight and shape upon your overall health.
Advanced BMI Calculator
more Care Tools
Home | About Us | Press | Make a Suggestion | Content Syndication | Terms of Service | Editorial Policy | Privacy Policy
Last updated: Jul 8, 2020  © 2020 Body1 All rights reserved.