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We tend to equate insulin delivery with needles: we have to! Even the best infusion sets available require inserting the cannula with the help of a needle.But a type of insulin currently in review by the US FDA called…Continue
Unbelievable! Miss Manners says: never test blood glucose in public. Go to the bathroom on the airplane instead of doing it discretely at your seat. I say, Boycott Miss Manners! Scroll down to bottom and see:…Continue
6 years ago I decided to get a Medtronic pump. After about 8 months I couldn't handle it any more and stopped using it. Don't get me wrong I loved what it did for my diabetes but I simply couldn't live with that thing on me. I was always getting the…Continue
For a number of years I was told I have pre-diabetes. Just watch your diet and exercise. I have a meter and was told to test my BS twice a day. My A1C's are usually 5.6 to 6.4. Doc says you're doing well. Last year I saw on my medical info that I am…Continue
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About a week or so ago, had my A1C done and it's 6.0! The doctor was really surprised and said he didn't really have much else to tell me to improve on, beyond trying to be better about eating 20 minutes prior to the meal. He also said that when I get pregnant, my A1C will drop a bit, so I'm actually right at the top of the range where he wouldn't worry in the least about me getting preggers.
Have you ever wondered who makes decisions to keep our site running? Who decides policy implements new programs keeps the site human and make sure we raise enough money to pay the bills? It is our administrators. We have some great ones. Today as the second part of my series about people who do not get enough credit for what they do for us, I want to focus on a group who traditionally forgo recognition, but who deserve so…Continue
Im coming off a year of de-Nile I lost 30 lbs last year...and my a1c was 2. it was to hard, felt like I was obsessed by trying to change my eating habits. logging everything...obsessing over every bite... No 30 is back..A1C is like 9. I got a new dr. he seems more interested in me and my diabetes. keeping it simple. Counting carbs, he has changed when I take my meds. I got a new dr. he seems more interested in me and my diabetes. keeping it simple. Counting carbs, he has changed when I take…Continue
There is a group of people in community who do not get enough credit and who should. It is our greeters. Now to start with I have been a greeter for about one year and I am not Jonesing for a pat on the back. I am a child greeter compared to our two most prolific greeters who have been at the job literally for years. So don’t throw any compliments my way. I don’t deserve…Continue
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