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I live in a rural setting...far, far away from any pediatric endocrinolgist for my daughter who is Type 1. When we do get the rare opportunity to see a doctor, they mostly talk to me, the mother, and don't really do anything with her. I am the one…Continue
Help, I need advice from some experienced insulin users! Last night I gave myself a small 1.5u Novolog bolus 15 minutes before eating some cheese nachos and juice. Less than an hour later I felt weird (had barely finished eating) checked my BG and…Continue
Hello,first of all, thank you all who helped me through my panicky times. So I had my endo appointment on 1st and my new a1c is 6,6% (as expected). I told my endo I'm not comfortable having such high sugars regulary (as high as 18,5mmol (333mg) -…Continue
Thought I would give an update as to my case. Short Summary: 33 year old Family Medicine physician Diagnosed in June 2014 with HgbA1c of 6.0 and Impaired Glucose Tolerance (with basically no Phase-I insulin response.. sugars go up to 200 with around…Continue
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Over this past month I have had four instances where people (diabetic and non-diabetic) have made comments to the tune of: "It's not that hard.", "I'd make a good diabetic, I already eat like one should.", "It's easy for me.". Although these…Continue
Hi everyone Im sorry I wasn't around for a while >.<, I was very very busy with my school projects and exams, finally winter break is here :D, did I mention receiving my insulin pump? Ive had diabetes for 5yrs, ever since I begged my mother…Continue
First of all, Merry Christmas to all! Today we opened one very special present...baby D is a...GIRL! Couldn't be more excited! No names picked out yet but overwhelmed with happiness! I hope everyone had wonderful holidays, and I hope everyone has…Continue
It has been a little over 2 years since my last blog. I feel compelled to write again to tell the sad tale of another friend and former neighbor who succumbed to diabetic complications. John passed away last night ( Christmas Eve)after suffering…Continue
I found this very interesting, I know that there are more than 48 known genetic factors involved in T2, I'm wondering if this info will lead to further research that might help pinpoint those most likely to develop T2, and help avoid…Continue
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