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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?
Well, here we go (in the US, anyway) with another shift of the clock. This is the hard one when we lose an hour. I wish we could just adjust 1/2 hour and remain on that time year round, but that's not my topic.When I got out of bed this morning at…Continue
So, I'm now into my 6th year of membership in the T1 club. Late onset at 39 years old. I'm 6'1" and 165lbs.Most of the time I have been keeping my A1c under 6.2, generally around 5.8-6.0, which I'd like to lower a bit more but have been testing out…Continue
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So excited to share the website for "Ha!" Hypoglycemia Awareness. The mission of Ha is to increase awareness of hypoglycemia in the general public by teaching how to recognize the symptoms and how to respond when someone is experiencing hypoglycemia in public. This is a potentially life-saving skill which can be easily used when needed. On a plane, subway car, public bus, at the gym, on the street...when we are by ourselves we rely on the knowledge of those around us to communicate and…Continue
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
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