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Diabetes Health online magazine has an Interview with Dr Bernstein about his views on Insulin Pump Therapy. I couldn't believe what he said, basically that all those he interviewed had worse A1C results on the pump than off it. Mainly due to scar…Continue
Since I've gone to a very low carb diet I find that my novolog, an to a lesser extent lantus pens aren't used up within 28 days. I could probably easily make each last about 45 days. I just can't stand the thought of throwing them away at day 28…Continue
Insulin is expensive and with Medicare cutting back on their benefits, I am concerned that I use my insulin supply efficiently as possible. One problem I have is how to get the last 20-30 units from the insulin vial into the reservoir and then to…Continue
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
I Just read this, and if you are taking something for cholesterol please read for you FYI
After failing to do my 4pm-midnight basal test the previous day due to all the craziness that ensued (and my high sugar reading at the start of the test) I decided to go all the way and fast for almost 24 hours to get my 8am-midnight readings in one shot. I was determined!
The night before, having no need to fast I made sure to stuff my face in preparation for the day-long fasting torture the next day. I even set my alarm for 3am in case my sugar needed adjustment, as I needed it to…Continue
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