My diabetes Kit, Desang Magazine

LIVINGLIVING

Meet superhero

Captain Lantus,

a character

imagined by sixyear-old

Max

Rapson who wanted to support young

children and parents considering pump

therapy.

Gary and Sarah Rapson's son Max

was diagnosed with Type I diabetes when

he was just 18 months old. Now seven,

Max has been on a Medtronic 640G insulin

pump for nearly four years, augmented

with a Medtronic CGM sensor.

According to his father, "This pump

has been a game changer. We felt we

could not adequately control his diabetes

with multiple daily injections (MDI). He is

due for a pump upgrade and will progress

onto Medtronic's 780G augmented hybrid

closed loop system. When Max was first

diagnosed myself and my wife took turns

- one of us would wake up on the hour,

every hour, through the night to check on

him. Obviously back then we had to look

after all aspects of his care, but now he's

started to do a lot of it himself. Having said

that, we've noticed that on a Saturday his

pump alarm will go off and he'll wait for us

to come in and turn it off - he just yells out,

'My pump's going off, my pump's off!'"

Going back to the beginning, Gary

Rapson recalls, "When he was still a baby,

we'd noticed he'd been wanting to drink a

lot, and was going to the loo a lot. He had

ridiculously soggy nappies all the time.

When we took into the doctor. He did ask

does anyone in the family have diabetes?

MY DIABETES KIT

MAX RAPSON

Max Rapson with his dad, Gary, and the book they have

produced featuring superhero Captain Lantus.

Index

  1. Free online Desang diabetes magazine diabetes information
  2. insulin pump, Dana RS system, artificial pancreas, Advanced Therapeutics UK, CamAPS FX, Dexcom G6
  3. Desang diabetes, magazine diabetes information, Sue Marshall diabetes
  4. Desang diabetes magazine, diabetes news
  5. Desang diabetes magazine diabetes news, Tandem Control IQ
  6. Desang diabetes magazine diabetes news, Diabetes UK Wales
  7. Page 0007
  8. Abbott Freestyle Libre, Flash Glucose Monitoring
  9. Diabetes technology education from Diabetes Technology Network DTN
  10. Abbott Freestyle Libre, Flash Glucose Monitoring
  11. Abbott Freestyle Libre, Flash Glucose Monitoring
  12. Dexcom G6 CGM, continuous glucose monitoring
  13. Dexcom G6 CGM, continuous glucose monitoring
  14. Dexcom CGM G6, continuous glucose monitoring
  15. Medtronic Guardian Connect CGM sensor for diabetes
  16. Diabetes and coronovirus Desang Diabetes Magazine
  17. Diabetes and coronovirus Desang Diabetes Magazine, resources covid-19 and diabetes
  18. Desang diabetes magazine, diabetes diet
  19. Medtronic Minimed 670G hybrid closed loop insulin pump
  20. Desang diabetes magazine, diabetes diet, Dr Will's sauces
  21. Insulet Omnipod DASH insulin pump with insulin pods, podders, Omnipod DASH Personal Diabetes Manager
  22. Vitamin D and diabetes, desang diabetes magazine
  23. Ascensia Contour Next One Diabetes blood test meters
  24. Vitamin D and diabetes, desang diabetes magazine
  25. Medtrum A6 Touchcare patch pump and CGM in harmony
  26. My diabetes Kit, Desang Magazine
  27. My diabetes Kit Max Rapson, Desang Magazine, Captain Lantus
  28. Spirit Health, Spirit Digital, insulin injection devices, blood glucose monitors
  29. Page 0029
  30. Desang Diabetes Magazine, free diabetes magazine, living with diabetes
  31. Desang Diabetes Magazine, free diabetes magazine, living with diabetes
  32. Page 0032
  33. diabetes food news, diabetic diet, counting carbohydrates
  34. Desang Diabetes Magazine, Making Carbs Count, carbohydrate counting for diabetes
  35. Desang Diabetes Magazine, Making Carbs Count, carbohydrate counting for diabetes
  36. Desang Diabetes Magazine, Making Carbs Count, carbohydrate counting for diabetes
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