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I was just reading a post about a pumper taking a pump vacation due to poor absorption, scar tissue from pump. So, those who have been pumping along time, is this an issue? Does your absorption rate decrease the longer you're pumping? Do you have a…Continue
Pumping is working well for me, I'm not having absorption problems, good predictable control. I'm an omnipod user.However, most of the time when I remove a finished pod the infusion site is a bit swollen, tender, and a little itchy. It's not…Continue
I've been reading a lot about people who make their Lantus evening injection in to two injections, one in AM and one in PM. Splitting the total amount in two and thus getting more control. I am on Lantus 31 units; humalog sliding scale usually 3…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
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On February tenth I started a little journey that I had been wanting to do for a long time but hadn't the means until now. I saw an endocrinologist (actually it was the endo's diabetes educator I saw) for the first time in, geez, almost eight…Continue
When I was younger and all the way leading up to Sophomore year in high school, I wanted to be a Pediatric Endocrinologist. I also wanted to be a Fire Fighter, Figure Skater, Veterinarian/Zoo Keeper, Monkey Psychologist…Continue
As a person with type one diabetes, I feel it is important to "recharge" and "fine tune" my care skills. It is a never-ending task and challenge.
I ordered a more recent copy of Gary Scheiner's book "THINK LIKE A PANCREAS" and read it in a…Continue
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