FUDiabetes

Looping - First Endo Appointment After 3 Months

I started Looping on July 3rd. It’s a new technology and mindset that’s different than what I’m used to (X Code, Github, Zulip were foreign to me 3 months ago). But I’ve always liked a good challenge.

So far, I like it. Sometimes, after reviewing Nightscout data, I would stop and think “I could be doing better with this new fangled stuff”. So I read more, made small adjustments and checked to see how the changes impacted BG trends.

I shouldn’t have been surprised that I walked into my Endo appointment last week with some trepidation (ok, more than I expected or want to admit). Not only was it the first appointment after starting to Loop but it was also the first one with a new Endo after moving from Chicago to Dallas in April of this year.

I relaxed when the Dr shared my A1C. It was a full 1.0 lower than my last A1C 8 months ago and the lowest since diagnosis 4 years ago! That’s the motivation I needed to stay focused on the bigger picture for me … progress not perfection.

Lisa

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Nothing wrong with progress! Perfection, we can leave to those with self control. Glad your looping has helped you! Who cares what the MD thinks.

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Congrats! That’s really awesome!

:heavy_plus_sign: :100:

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Thanks. I was more anxious about my A1C for myself, not so much about what the Dr thought.

Bonus - turns out the Doc and her CDE were both great. They asked questions about Looping from a position of wanting to understand more about the technology. All my RX’s were quickly refilled, including Afrezza, and I got some Fiasp samples too!

Found a good a team!

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Great news on all counts!! I’m really happy for you!

So happy you found a good endo team. That’s a major victory in and of itself!

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That is indeed awesome! I was in the same boat. So glad to hear that MDs are starting to come around about looping.

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