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i go to my gp next week to pick up some test results, one of them is my a1c. i wasnt seeing her for anything diabetic, but she said wed do one anyway. getting the bloods drawn made me think, inevitably, omg, this a1c is not going to be like the…Continue
I am a 43 diabetic type 2 with diabetic neuropathy 5-10 and I weigh 125# with 6-1/2 years of being a diabetic.I have the classic symptoms in the feet, hands, face tingling, pressure behind the eyes, nose or sinuses running from constricted blood…Continue
I live in San Francisco where the weather is generally mild, in the 50's - 70's. About a week ago, the weather dropped 20+ degrees and has been steadily cold in the 30's and 40's. All of a sudden, out of nowhere, I was getting lower and lower at the…Continue
I surely hope the ACA helps a lot of people -- and helps them a lot.It looks like it will result in me having to give up the insulin pump, and CGM. Two devices that have changed my T2 life, and made me normal w.r.t. blood sugars.I expect to have…Continue
How many items do we collect in our lives that remind us of prior times, both good and bad? I know I have several, and I treasurer all of them. For instance I have a picture in my work area of my mother and Father when they were dating. It was made in a photo booth around 1952 or 53 and it gives a glimpse of how happy my parents were at that very moment. It is not something I could ever replace no matter how hard I…Continue
I am not asking you to deny the reality of what you are living with each day. I'm encouraging to take your life back.
Kennedy has a skin infection from a pod and we changed her out this morning,
bizzarely while filling the pod with 200 u, some insulin came out the fill port, in a little pool. So I said to myself crap, I really need this 200 units in here cause of puberty and she uses every bit of it,
i tried to put a guesstimate more in there from how much was in the pool,
it calibrated fine, and when she inserted she felt it go in, but then we saw a big pool of insulin in and around…Continue
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