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I have noticed that when I eat right before bed (and bolus correctly), I almost always wake up with high BG. I suspect that the role of active insulin changes during sleep, from glucose metabolism to…Continue
I've been on my Med-T 523 since October the 8th. It's been good so far (better than MDI). Wearing it doesn't bother me (I usually leave it in my pocket, and it is half the size of my massive phone). A Medtronic rep has been working with me to adjust the delivery settings for this first month. For exercise, I just take if off, suspend, and put the cover on. An hour without basal doesn't matter, especially if I'm burning sugar.
In other news, my 1st HbA1C since dx was a 7.6% - not…Continue
I've certainly been blessed with a lot of good news lately. One example - high microalbumin on a recent urinalysis does not necessarily indicate kidney damage since I am recently diagnosed (according to Endocrinologist and primary physician). Furthermore, my insurance covers pump/CGM/and supplies 100%. It's just a matter of finding out whether or not they will pay for it yet, or if I need to wait a bit longer due to any time-on-insulin requirements. Fortunately I have been keeping BG logs as…Continue
Since my treatment began on 7/24 I have been feeling much better. I've seen the endo once, and he put me on 5u Humalog w/ meals (which I sometimes adjust for more carb-heavy meals), and 15u Lantus every morning. I tend to be be high more than low, which is preferable to the other way around (says my T1DM grandpa).
I've also noticed that I have a high sensitivity to hypoglycemia - I start sweating and shaking when I get into the 70's and below. I feel like that's a good thing though,…Continue