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I was wondering how often you all get your urine testing done for protein etc? My endo was doing this much more frequently at first and now says he will only do it once per year. Is this often enough in your opinion?Continue
I think we can all agree that diabetes is, quite literally, a pr!ck of a thing. No one wants it and I wouldn't wish it upon anyone.However, being an eternal optimist, I've been looking for positives associated with diabetes. As someone who was…Continue
I often think, if I could whip up the perfect basal schedule, what would it look like? Has anyone gotten scientific with their basal settings? If so, how does it look?
Very simple, just post ONE WORD that is somehow associated with the previous word. Easy right?(Diabetes related words welcome but not necessary!!)OK...first word: sugarContinue
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Thanks for your comments on dealing with bs spikes and carbs, etc
Apparently, I need to put even more effort into matching carbs to insulin. When I got a CGM I think I relaxed a bit and acted as though it would enable me to keep great Bs #s.
There are 2 things that I am doing that may help with these highs
#1 I had some blood work done recently and it showed no Chromium at all and so am taking 200mcg 2 to 3 times a day
#2 I have read in a few places about…Continue
Well, my name is Corey Smith and I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in June of 1999 when I was 7 years old. I vividly remember thinking “I wonder if I will have to go to school..” shortly after the doctor told my family and I the news. Fast forward to 2014 and I’m now 22, but still a type 1 diabetic. I…Continue
For many diabetics the hypo (hypoglycaemia) is a pretty scary and altogether awful experience. Some hypos can be easily managed whereas others can be totally debilitating and (embarrassingly) require aid from others. Fortunately, I've never experienced a hypo that I couldn't treat myself but I know a few people who have.
Luckily, my diabetes was caught relatively early, thanks to my mother who had been diagnosed prior to me and spotted the early signs. My mothers early catch meant…Continue
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