"40 Years for me on June 21. From Day 1 I gave my own injections. I even ask if I can give my own Flu shots, everything, I hate someone else giving me an injection. i swear I can lay the ti[ of a needle on my skin and tell if giving the injection in…"
"I have had diabetes for 46 years, I agree with you Kirk:Test, take meds, test, take meds, control your food intake, test!!! However, I am not at all OCD, just vigilante. And HE is with us always. Thanks , Kirk
God Bless, Brunetta"
Thanks for the reply Kirk! 54 years with diabetes. You were but a little squirt when diagnosed. Do you remember life B.D.? (Before Diabetes)
You're doing great...you're A1c is a work of art, and judging by your profile pic, you are very active. Looking forward to hiking with your great grand kids :)
I'm 2 years younger than you, however haven't had it for nearly as long....but dang it, I'm going to be skiing with my oldest grandchild this Winter (he'll be turning 4 in November)!!
Keep at it!!
Dear KIRK, Thanks for wanting to be involved.At my young age of 92, I am amazed at the info that can be gleaned by learning to use this technology especially for diabetics over 90 making a difference all over the world.Our BLUE ROSE DIABETES FOUNDATION website will be up and running soon.We are a group of diabetics helping those who falls through the cracks.Check out our website, give us your opinion and seehow you can contribute.Your story needs to be told of how one that follow the rules CAN live a healthy diabetes life.Will keep in touch. AMIGO email@example.com
yea i test when i wake up, b4 brkfst, 2 hrs after, b4 lunch, 2 hrs after, b4 dinner, 2 hrs after and if i go to sleep late i test again before i do my Lantus and if i wake up middle of night low, test twice. so 7 to 10 tests a day. I take a shot every meal and at night lantus, between meals if i've ate fast food or sweets, ill take another shot to correct, so between 4 - 6 shots a day.
Last month, I had one of the most amazing experiences I have had with technology since I have been living with diabetes. It happened at the Focus On Technology conference organized by Children With Diabetes in Los Angeles (the first Read on! →
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