Category: Gadgets

Dex or Test

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I’ve been using the Dex since May. It’s totally changed my life. Rather than test 17 or more times a day while I’m on prednisone, I glance at my watch, view my glucose reading, and make a treatment decision. Honest. I also use an app – SugarMate – that works with the Dex to see my […]

Update on the Verio Sync

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It’s true that I love my Verio Sync. It’s also true that there is a lot not to love. With that in mind, consider the following: Pro: The 14-day summary visible in the Reveal app on my iPhone keeps me motivated and on track. Pro: The Reveal app spots trends. Pro: The Reveal app gives an average […]

VerioSync

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It’s only been a short time, but I am already loving this VerioSync monitor and Reveal app. There is no getting away from the fact that I’m not doing what I need to. Why? Because the app has the key data right there, in color, on the screen of my phone. For me, it’s perfect because […]

Bayer A1C Now SelfCheck

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I’ve been using the Bayer A1C Now SelfCheck meter for about a year. I’ve just read a number of reviews about the accuracy of the meters. All in all, it’s made me wonder if I’m placing my trust in something that is not deserving of that trust.

MapMyWalk

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I wish I were the person who is going to jump out of bed on a gloomy Monday morning at 6:30 am, grab my sweats, and dash into the dim morning light to get in my 30 minutes. I know I’m not.