I go on medicare next July. Despite the fact that I will have been pumping for more than 8 years, as things now stand I won't be able to pump on medicare. If you are type 2, then you must have a c-peptide no more than 110% of the minimum that the lab you use considers normal.
For me, that number is 0.88 There has to be a matching glucose measurement of 225 mg/dL or less taken the same day.
My c-peptide came back 2.7. A retest a week later came back 2.0
On 4/20/09 the…Continue
My A1c's have been good for a long time, but this year they have been going in the wrong direction. 5.4, then 5.6, then 5.8. I've been preparing myself for news that my test results are no longer in the non-diabetic range (4.7 tp 5.8 at the lab I use).
I went in this morning and got the results a half hour later.......
If you hear a noise when you open your front door, that may be me shouting it from the rooftops. That's 33 in a row under 6.
The nurse looked at it, today's bandage is a bandaid. I need to keep it dry so the stitches don't dissolve too soon.
I have almost the range of motion of my other fingers (which are limited by osteoarthritis), it feels like tendons need to be stretched out a little. No pain at all except a sore finger, if I do…