I have 4 sisters. Three of us had gestational diabetes. #1 is in denial, # 2 is pre-diabetic, #3 is not telling, but I think she is having issues, I am #4 and T2, and #5 is also T2.I was Dx'ed in…Continue
I'm back in my "learn all I can about diabetes" phase, and I want to know what this is. Are they two different things? What are the repercussions of having a fatty or leaky liver? How is it treated?Continue
Here I go. I meet with my DE on Thursday at 8:00 AM to do my training for my first ever pump. I opened the box with excitement and trepidation. Pulled out each and every box, covered the PDM with with silicone sleeve, looked through the little book that comes with. I am like a kid at Christmas. I have to wait a little more than a day before I can finally dive in. So what questions do I need to ask the day of the training? For starters, I don't really know how much I need to bolus for meals.…Continue
In May of 2000, I heard about the symptoms of a bad thyroid, so I called my doc and asked for a checkup. A few days later I received a voicemail on Saturday, and was told, "You don't have anything wrong with your thyroid, but you are diabetic. Call the office on Tuesday if you would like to discuss this."
Well, first of all, this was unprofessional and hurtful and so inappropriate. I was at a Memorial Weekend rodeo with my kids, and had no idea what to do. Until I could see a doctor, I…