I have been doing a little research to find out how long the big D has been harassing the human race. So far I've it traced back to the Egyptians. During their time diabetics simply starved to death, in short order.
Recently I came across a women who is 98 years old and has had the big D almost all of that time. She unfortunately is blind and has other issues with nerve problems. Although she gets around pretty good and is right on the ball with current events.
Ok I'm going to come clean here and tell the darned truth......I absolutely hate getting my A1c and having to give my meter up so the nurses can DL the readings. I always feel like I cheated someone and they are out to get me.
I feel like a child that just got caught with the proverbial hand in the jar....know what I mean?
These days I take it slow and hope that I can hold back the march of time and diabetes a bit. I work out at the Y four nights a week, I take guitar lessons,…Continue
I have always felt that the dance it takes to control BG's has always been the age old fight between good and evil. You all know the story....sometimes you are the fly and sometimes you are the windshield.
As a general aviation pilot I am very careful where my BG's are due to the fact I don't want to hit the big green thing.....aka, earth.
And the FAA makes it easy for me because they require me to be between 100 and 300 before and during the flight. I also have to check each…Continue
Over the years that I have been diabetic, I have often wondered why I was chosen to have it. Certainly, my like would have been much different than it is now. For one, I would still be married to my first wife Julie. She at the time was one of the most beautiful women I had ever met. I was lucky becuase we met while her car was disabled and I was able to help her get it running in the rain. From that chance meeting I was able to marry her.
We stayed together for 6 years and for the…Continue