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Hey everybodyI have just returned from 5 great days in Paris visting my dad who lives there, it was my first trip to France since my diabetes diagnosis and oh my god did that give me a different perspective on things... Everywhere I looked I saw…Continue
I am a pump user and depending upon the exercise I usually use a temporary basal rate. If I am taking a 30 minute walk, I usually put it a temporary rate for an hour of 50%. If I take a walk after eating lunch, I just count less carbs when I bolus…Continue
Tonight on CBS news it had a new study finding... If you are in the "grey" area (pre-diabetic)and if you don't diet and excersise, it is your fault if you develop type 2 diabetes.. Study shows that 60 percent of the people in the "grey" area will go…Continue
This is a reprint of an article I wrote for Multihulls Magazine Jan/Feb 2013. It was geared towards sailors and crew members who are not familiar with diabetes. As a person with diabetes, it would be a great primer for anyone you may sail with to be followed up with a discussion of a more detailed plan of action.
Insulin on Board
How to prepare for and respond to a diabetic emergency on your boat
What Would You Do?
Suppose you are out on an overnight cruise with…
Since I started using an omnipod in May my blood sugars have run a bit higher than I would like them to be but I figure that is to be expected when learning a completely different way to take insulin. In the pre-pump days my blood sugar would race like a Ferrari. It never went above 250 but often went below 50 and usually at a double down arrow pace. Since starting the pump I am amazed at how slowly my blood sugar moves now. It now is more like a Volvo - "boxy but safe". I will get tighter…Continue
Heat wave coming our way here in the Shire, sticky hot humid love to take full advantage of it but with heart disease diabetes and other ailments days like this do pose a problem for me getting breath at the best of times is an effort but like now it is difficult to say the least, there must be a slight breeze as I can see the pear tree in the middle of the garden slowly swaying well branches are swaying the lilac has died and the lovely smell gone until next year ask my green fingered Angel…Continue
Please read and leave comment. http://www.foxnews.com/health/2013/06/18/major-study-examines-meat-diabetes-link/?test=latestnews
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