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Bolus Archive

Fall Back: Daylight Savings is Ending

Fall has arrived, which means Daylight Savings time is ending! On Sunday, November 2, most of us here in the United States will “Fall Back” our clocks by one hour (Yay for an extra hour of sleep!). The time on your insulin pump/continuous glucose monitor (CGM) determines your personal settings, including basal and bolus

Our Favorite Go-To Low-Carb/No-Carb Foods

Are there times when you want or need to eat something with low or no carb, but aren’t sure what to eat? We asked our friends in the community to tell us their favorite low or no carb go-to diabetes foods. We received hundreds of great food options, and listed them by category for

Spring Forward: Daylight Savings Starts Sunday

Spring is here, which means that it’s Daylight Savings time! On March 8, most of us here in the U.S. will “Spring Forward” our clocks by one hour. The time on your insulin pump/continuous glucose monitor (CGM) determines your personal settings (including basal and bolus rates), so you’ll want to make sure it is

How To: Use The Missed Bolus Reminder

I was sitting in a 1:30pm meeting when my pump went “Beep beep beep”. It didn’t sound like a sensor alert. I knew my reservoir was half-full. And I was sure that I hadn’t hit any buttons out of the ordinary. I looked down at the screen and it read “MISSED BOLUS.” I scrolled

Choosing the Right Tool for the Job

There’s a saying that goes: “always choose the right tool for the job”. Well, when it comes to managing my blood sugars during the “busy season” between Halloween and New Years’ Day (or, for that matter, any other season), the right tool – the one I was born with – stopped working over thirty