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
I was talking with my brother and he was telling me about a T1 friend of his that was denied insurance by his employer because his D is a pre-existing condition.I know that has happened in the past…Continue
Wings and Chips and Beer....OH MY. What's a person with D to do.A couple of large screen TV's plus family and friends and you have a Super Bowl Party with all the wings, ribs, chip and dip plus beer…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
I recently wrote a blog titled " Doing T2 Wrong, Ten rules for screwing-up your T2 treatment" before you read this you might want to use this link and read it first. I just want to explain how I went about righting some of those wrongs.
My turn around started in my Doctors office when he said "Gary, Your A1c is in the low teens and it appears that the oral meds are…Continue