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I am finding it difficult to eat the amount of protein that would work for me "on paper" and am wondering if anyone has suggestions. I'm currently trying to aim for 40%P, 40%F and 20%C, but finding it tough to pack all that protein in there. I…Continue
Late at night, I'm finally packing up for a spur-of-the-moment one week trip to Amsterdam. As I'm packing, I can't find the next box of needles. (I'm MDI). Oops, forgot to fill the next prescription. How did that happen?!We have to be at the airport…Continue
Hello,I'm looking for recommendations for physicians who are familiar with LADA / Type 1.5 diabetes. I'm in the Lakeland area (between Orlando and Tampa on I-4), but am willing to travel quite a ways in FL to see someone who is really good.…Continue
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Words Can Hurt
Have you seen this Geico advertisement about words can hurt? Geico is associated with interesting and innovative advertisement, but this one really hit home with me this week. I suppose it hit home for a variety of reasons. Diabetes is one of them but it is really more than that. …Continue
I heard back from both Tandem (Tslim Pump) and Animas (Ping Pump), and they are requiring a c-peptide and fasting blood glucose. I do have a meeting with the Animas rep on Friday, for the demo.
I am feeling a bit discouraged, I am a type 2 (as far as I know) and heard that many times (especially with Medicare replacement policies) T2's are not covered for the pump.
I am angry that insurance companies can have so much control over something that a doctor deems a good…Continue
Five things I want to tell my younger self
There is an awesome project being featured in various venues around the world by the Maine photography artist Trent Bell. Mr. Bell primarily known as an architectural photographer artist had a friend who was sentenced to 36 years in prison. It got Mr. Bell to thinking about what if anything long time prisoners might write to their…Continue
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