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and I'm here to share my experience with it as, from what I've been told, I'm one of the early users of it. I will do my best to document as much data as possible - good and bad. There will be trial and error and lots of experiments. Happy to answer…Continue
I've been feeling a bit frustrated lately with the HCPs I work with in my diabetes care. Actually, it's been most doctors I've worked with over any issue, whether with my children's health, or my own. I constantly feel that I am viewed as a…Continue
I am about to be at my 4 year warranty mark with my insulin pump and today my new doctor mentioned beginning to research which pump I think would work best for me as I only get this opportunity every four years. He mentioned the omnipod being a good…Continue
about four months ago i started on my CGM. i have become completely obsessed with my BG #s am pressing that darn button every 15 - 20 minutes to see the changes in my sugars. before i got the Dexcom, my A1c was coming down from 8.9 to the 7s. then,…Continue
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I went on a little Diabetes vacation after my Second miscarriage where I stopped testing and didn't bolus I just ran on basil it wasn't Diabulimia and the Dr thought it was Depression but none of the Depression Medications worked well I put my…Continue
I am a do it yourself kind of person. I am probably a doctors worse nightmare. I like to try new things and I want things to be explained to me so that I know how to do it myself if needed. I often believe I know more than my doctors and…Continue
Awaken by the horrible sound of the alarm clock. I reach over for my glucometer. As I squeeze my recently poked ring finger my own blood splatters all over my face and the wall in what looked like a scene from some B-rated horror movie. “What a…Continue
Having type one diabetes is like being in a science class sometimes. WE might have a hypothesis as to why our blood sugars are high or low and then sometimes the hypothesis does not pan out.
Just the other day, I had my usual oatmeal with…Continue
So I moved to this town back in may of 2014 and I don't know if anyone else goes through this if your on a pump but I had the Pharmacy asking me how much Insulin I use and such because my Rx looked odd to them I ALWAYS have my Doctor write Use as…Continue
This morning I had my second round of laser surgery to get rid of scar tissue that had formed on my artificial lens in my right eye. The original treatment was supposed to be the only one needed but the scar tissue proved to be quite dense and so…Continue
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