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"Things of this world are in so constant a flux, that nothing remains long in the same state." John Locke

Nothing in life is truly 'static'. Some things change very gradually whereas others seem to be in a constant state of change. The wind and oceans forever reshape the land even if only measured in years to millennia. In diabetes we are taught a very static approach to the self management of our condition. Like a still photograph, a single point in time blood sugar reading tells us little about the values which preceded it or where they will be traveling immediately afterwards. Biological systems are designed to adapt to change, or sudden changes in our environment. Why can't we as persons with diabetes, learn to mimic this ability through our choices and experience? To be able to do this well we need a way to collect information we can decide and act upon. Continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) makes this possible now. By revealing the trend of flow in blood sugar levels we now have to opportunity to take command of a system which u