Which came first the chicken or the egg or maybe a better question. Which comes first insulin resistance or excess weight. Does weight cause IR or does IR cause weight.As far as I know the jury is…Continue
Hello All, This is my first summer with my pump and I am worried about the insulin in my pump. My work is in the heat and in Tennessee summer days usually the hi the mid to high nineties, heck during…Continue
I've been pumping for four months now, Novolog has always been my insulin. Novolog in Pens and now Novolog in my pump.I have several pens left from my MDI days and I would like to use it in my pump.…Continue
We have all heard the saying? Don’t judge someone till you have walked a mile in their shoes. The same can be said about diabetic types, don’t judge a type until you have lived their D.
We all believe that believe that no one can understand but another D, another T1, another T2. But what about the T3’s or to be more precise a T3 parent who can understand what it is like for them, who can walk in their shoes. Don’t they make every step that their child makes, don’t they live the D life…Continue
Sometimes it disturbs me when I see members who feel they have failed. It disturbs me because there is no failure in diabetes; failure only comes when we give up. As long as we strive to do what is necessary we have not failed.
Some Type 2s feel that to go on insulin will be a failure, but it’s not a failure it’s an escalation of the battle. I am a long term Type 2 who is fully insulin dependent, in the minds of some I am a failure because I have to take insulin, I beg to differ. I was…
Do you Chat, Great! We need you. Please come join us in the Chat Room. It’s running right now in the lower right corner of the page. Just click on the "Main Room" and an almost constant flow of chatter is happening almost all the time. For the seasoned chatters amongst us you know the drill all you have to do is join in.
Say you’re not a Chat person, say you don’t know what folks see in Chat, Well Welcome friend we are kindred spirits, Or at least we were until recently when I…Continue
Do you feel ashamed?.... Well Don’t!.... I repeat Don’t! No one with diabetes should feel ashamed. I have type 2 and to hear some tell it I should be ashamed, well I’m not. I didn’t ask for this disease and I didn’t cause it. Some will say you were overweight so you caused it, Bull Hockey. Being overweight doesn’t cause T2 it only complicates it, but man does it complicate it. If you’re T2 and maybe a little heavy stop being ashamed, be proud, you’re here seeking help and…Continue