One of my best friends is T2. I love him to death, but he can be a really frustrating, stubborn guy. He was diagnosed at around 20, and over the past 15 years, I believe he has rarely been below 200.…Continue
During 20+ years of MDI, I had several readings 400+. Probably over 500 at some point. I felt sluggish, thirsty and had to use the bathroom, but besides that, not so bad.After I started pumping, I…Continue
I just broke my last pump clip. It got caught on something when I sat down at a restaurant.
I think the…Continue
My dad passed away from lung cancer on Friday morning, not long after his 70th birthday. He had quit smoking about 30 years earlier, so the cancer's cause is somewhat mysterious.
He was born and grew up under very difficult circumstances. The type of guy to always pull for the underdog, and believed in try to do the best with the hand you're dealt.
I think my D made us closer in some ways. When I was a kid, he was very involved, and took it upon himself to keep track of my…Continue
It has been almost 3 months since I lowered my carb intake to ~40g / day. Once I got my basal and carb ratios figured out, I was very careful and kept tight control. For the last month, though, I have been working very long hours, not sleeping, and testing my BG usually only 1-3 times/day. I have stuck to my diet, though. My pump clogged a couple times, but I caught it, so nothing serious.
I just tested on the Bayer home A1C kit. BG at time of test was 81. My result was 6.8. I would…Continue