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Comment by Joe_h on January 23, 2012 at 11:01am

maybe show him what precautions you take to make you sure are safe - your cell phone, your training partners, your meter and extra carbs

Comment by acidrock23 on January 22, 2012 at 3:32pm

It's probably hard for him but if he's running with you, that's a good advantage for you. You should make him schlep your dexcom receiver.

I'd ask too if I were running with one of us, it's sort of natural? I ran with a group of runners, most of whom weren't too diabetes oriented but it made MrsAcidRock feel better that there'd be someone around to call 911 if I keeled over.

Comment by Justina on January 22, 2012 at 2:48pm
Just finished a 15 mile run and I feel really good. I tried the Honey Stinger energy at about mile 6. They seemed to give me a bit more energy and I was able to push my pace a bit. I ran without my Dexcom sensor so I'm not sure exactly how my sugars were, but checked at 6 miles and I was good. Now I just need help trying to get my husband off my back....he hates that I push myself. And I don't think it's fair! I can't find the right words to explain why I want to run, he spends our entire runs asking if I'm ok, yeah it's super nice of him but DAMN it makes me feel weak. Any helpful thoughts or words? Oh and I have Lupus too...

Thanks!
-Justina
Comment by Mike on January 21, 2012 at 9:28am

Good luck to all. Especially to you Jerry.

Comment by acidrock23 on January 21, 2012 at 9:14am

Have a great race Jerry and other racers!! Enjoy the beautiful hills!!

Comment by Jerry Nairn on January 21, 2012 at 8:30am

Many diabetics who run marathons will be running the half and full Carlsbad Marathon tomorrow morning, supporting insulindependence and glucomotive. Right now it is raining buckets here. I hope it clears up.

Comment by colleen on January 21, 2012 at 4:07am

Way to go Mike!!
And Jeff.. what an amazing journey for you and your brother. Thanks to the 2 of you for being such great role models for younger people with diabetes.. We really can accomplish anything we set our minds too !

Comment by Mike on January 17, 2012 at 10:30pm

@med. I don't have a CGM and I don't want to waste time and I don't want to stop.

Comment by Mari on January 17, 2012 at 12:25pm

Thanks Michael for the fantastic race report!!! And Jeff, way to go!!!

Comment by Stephen Meo on January 17, 2012 at 12:03pm

Great job, Mike!

Just curious - why don't you test while you're running?

 

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