I have a friend that has been a pumper since 1995. She has had a lot of absorption and allergy issues. She switched from 3 days with her sites to 2 days. That worked for awhile and she had to start…Continue
Yesterday, a friend of mine posted a link in FB to a pizza crust made out of cauliflower. It looked good and since I was going grocery shopping this AM, I bought stuff to try it. I recalculated her…Continue
I had scheduled a walk in my development for World Diabetes Day and one of my neighbors came because she wanted to get her BS tested. She was 119 both before and after walking. I know all about the…Continue
Back in the mid-90s was when I started having some signs of complications. In 1995, I had an upper GI that showed slow stomach emptying – at the time, I didn’t realize that I had the beginning stages of gastroparesis. In 1995 and 1996, I also had a lot of laser surgery for retinopathy. During that same time period, I started getting neuropathy in my feet that got progressively…Continue
I saw this on e-patient Dave the other night and wanted to share. The Department of Health and Human Services is having a contest about medical records – you have to submit a video that is less than 2 minutes. I am sure a lot of us have some good stories to tell! My personal favorite of mine was when I read that I had end stage kidney disease – I didn’t panic because I knew I did not have kidney disease let alone end stage kidney disease.
Since e-patient Dave was the one that took the…Continue
Today is Day One of the Wego Health Writer’s Challenge. The prompt for today is “Pretend you’re making a time capsule of you & your health focus that won’t be opened until 2112. What’s in it? What would people think of it when they found it?”
The first thing that I thought of when I read the prompt was the song In the Year 2525. Of course I had to find a YouTube video and stick that in here so you are singing that song along…Continue