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Has anyone else encountered this?I have a support group participant who has been advised by her physician to test 2 times a day to see at what time and what insulin to prescribe. A PA was written (prior authorization). She took the prescription to…Continue
I was recently looking through the slews of conversations on TuDiabetes in preparation for a talk on how the issue of diabetes complications as approached through social media channels, and I noticed something interesting. This community is…Continue
type 1 diabetic for 22 years. just wondering if any of my fellow diabetics suffer with candida or otherwise known as thursh. i had a problem on and off for years but seems to be more often lately. any advice would be helpful on how bad it gets and…Continue
I've been fighting with my distributor for so long now . They finally agreed to let me return it.. WOW I guess I better get some syringes ect. I hope this is A good Idea I could use some input ???Continue
Taking my daughter to Paris and I'm wondering how smooth it is to travel abroad with a CGM. How strict is TSA, do I ask for a pat down, can you go thru the security w/o difficulties? Any advise would be helpful. I have just recently donned the CGM and after having diabetes for over 40 years I have become dependent on the CGM and don't really like to be without it. My blood sugars have never been better! thanks for any and all advice. Also, what has been your favorite thing about Paris, if…Continue
One of my best friends who was there when I was diagnosed, left me a sweet message on facebook about her finding my blog inspirational! It made my day to see that talking about diabetes does make a difference!
As I got ready for bed around 10pm on a Tuesday night I prayed that my blood sugar would behave itself at least until I start my overnight fasting basal test. I really didn't want to put it off any longer. My sugar hasn't been great lately. I've fallen off my work-out and healthy eating wagon and I desperately wanted to climb back on it again. I mean I wrote a book about this stuff - you'd think I'd follow my own advice! Just proves how difficult dealing with diabetes is, and how being a…Continue
I am having troubles right now with too many lows.I have reduced my TTD and I get very discouraged easily.I hate how a BS reading of more than 11mmol makes me feel.I need some words of encouragement as I try to find the right settings.If I at least stop the lows I can correct them and go from there.I have Pumping Insulin by John Walsh where it tells you how much to reduce your TTD but my pump totals aren't on the chart as I am on a small amount of insulin.
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