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I've been Type 1 for 21+ years and am on MDI. My insulin to carb ratio is a very simple l:10 (Apidra); correction factor an easy 100; and my Levemir basal 3 units in the morning and 5 at bedtime. So what could possibly go wrong? Today I accidentally…Continue
I originally thought PWD only had to count carbs, and if they are taking insulin, know their insulin to carb ratio. But reading through this site, i often see people saying that protein and fat with raise blood sugar too. So do you have to count…Continue
What (realistically) would you like your pump to be able to do? (By realistically I mean not "instantly cure diabetes" or "fly" haha)Continue
Here comes World Diabetes Day!!World Diabetes Day (WDD) is an annual campaign created by the …Continue
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Brennan was diagnosed on October 21st. with diabetes. We have kept him home from school to get the pattern down and for him to get use to the finger pricks and shots. He went back to school on Monday. Since he is only in kindergarten this has…Continue
My A1c's have been good for a long time, but this year they have been going in the wrong direction. 5.4, then 5.6, then 5.8. I've been preparing myself for news that my test results are no longer in the non-diabetic range (4.7 tp 5.8 at the lab I…Continue
I'm increasingly glad that I ended up with my current primary doctor. He is not perfect, no doctor is, but he meets all my criteria for a good doctor. He listens to me when I talk to him. He takes all my health conditions into consideration when…Continue
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