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for the longest time I couldn't understand how some sensors last 5 days and some will last 11 days and some will last 9 days.I want to know when they are going to fail to be prepared,for example if I have a big presentation next Tuesday should I…Continue
Hello, I've been diabetic several years, MDI for about 6 years and just started using an Animas Ping a couple of months ago. My last two Ha1c were a consistent 6.4 on a sliding scale of Apidra and 60 units of Lantus.A couple of months ago, I was…Continue
Hi,I’m Ashley. I’m new here. I was diagnosed with T1D just 2.5 years ago when I was 23 years old.I’ve maintained fairly good control ever since then…until recently.My post meal blood sugars have been outrageous. My eating habits have remained the…Continue
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As Dave Berry used to say "I'm not making this up!". There was a study presented at ADA 2014 where the researchers offered college aged (18-25) people with type-1 diabetes a weekly "diabetes club" where they could interact with others who had type-1, ask questions, and hear 15 minute talks on topics of interest. The people who attended these meetings lowered their A1c numbers by about 1.2, which was statistically significant compared to the people who did not attend. As a general rule,…Continue
It was that time again today… Time to change Eden's pump site and refill the insulin stored in her pump. (you can read more about it here)
2 days goes by SO QUICKLY….
Eden doesn't like it - she casually said, I don't like my pump then followed by I don't like shots either..
Well, today, I finally had my first colonoscopy and my first endoscopy type test after a horrific experience the last time I had one several years ago.
I'm so happy to say that it went very well and everything is ok with my colon etc. Everyone was so nice at the hospital and they addressed my concerns really well. I had several nurses attending to me and interviews with the attending anesthesiologist and nurse anesthesiologist. Some were interested in my IBG star meter. As the nurse…Continue
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