Attorneys with Diabetes


Attorneys with Diabetes

This is a group to discuss strategies for balancing diabetes management with the demands of the legal profession.

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Latest Activity: Apr 15, 2013

Diabetes Forum

Stress & BG -- Effects & Strategies

Started by Diabeticglasses Apr 9, 2013. 0 Replies

I'm curious -- what concrete effects has stress had on your BG numbers? How do you deal with the changes?Continue

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Comment by Diabeticglasses on April 15, 2013 at 11:31am

I'm curious -- how much higher do you have to set your basal?

Comment by melindalaw on April 15, 2013 at 7:38am

Stress. Hmm. The best way to figure that out is if the stress might last awhile, like if I am in trial. I think I have set my basal a little higher, for the time in question, starting an hour an a half before. The trick is to not set it too high because then you can go low.
I use to laugh about figuring out how to dosage for stress because there is so much of it, I just felt like it is the norm, but I think trial is probably a good example.

Comment by Diabeticglasses on April 14, 2013 at 8:10am

Welcome, melindalaw!

Comment by Diabeticglasses on April 9, 2013 at 11:46am

I'm a newly diagnosed T1/T1.5/LADA diabetic, and I thought I'd start a group to bring together folks who are struggling to cope with diabetes in the face of stress, an unpredictable schedule, and sleep deprivation. Attorneys are a proud bunch, but we need each others' support!


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