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Love to see hard work paying off

Discussion in 'Parents of Children with Type 1' started by Nancy in VA, Feb 2, 2015.

  1. Nancy in VA

    Nancy in VA Approved members

    Jul 16, 2007
    I completely overhauled my daughter's basals, I:Cs and management plan over the past weeks. She's getting a good bit more basal and we are super blousing breakfast a lot more. I did a Diasend upload today and looked at the numbers and I'm thrilled with what I'm seeing:

    12/21/14 - 1/4/15: CGM average 165
    1/5/15 - 1/19/15: CGM average 141
    1/20/15 - 2/1/15: CGM average 126

    So we've gotten our CGM average down 39 points in about 6 weeks!

    Also, looking at the Standard Day chart, which shows the same time period day-over-day (so we know what "after breakfast" looks like each day for the past 2 weeks, etc), shows only TWO hours during the day when her average is above range (9am and 10am) and no averages below range (range 80-180). The graph is exciting (in that its not erratic)
    graph 1.20 - 2.1.15.png

    I'm still not thrilled with the standard deviation, especially in the post-meal hours (AM and PM) but considering that her diabetes is so erratic and tough to manage, I'll take it.

    Just wanted to share how happy I am with the hard work we've put in to get the numbers down!
  2. sszyszkiewicz

    sszyszkiewicz Approved members

    Dec 24, 2013
    ...and that wil eventually translate into a sub 6 a1c

    I smell a book here. perhaps "Think like Nancy in VA"!

    :) Congrats. this is how to use technology.

    I also must say that its nice to see a positive t1D story today.
  3. missmakaliasmomma

    missmakaliasmomma Approved members

    May 31, 2013
    I'm thoroughly impressed. Great job
  4. quiltinmom

    quiltinmom Approved members

    Jun 24, 2010
    Only a parent or a CWD or (PWD) will appreciate the beauty of that graph. :). Good luck vibes that it stays this way!
  5. jenm999

    jenm999 Approved members

    Apr 30, 2014
    Ha! So awesome. Really, great job!
  6. BarbDwyer

    BarbDwyer Approved members

    Jul 8, 2014
    Wow! That's awesome!!

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