Hello all,I have been on a low-carb diet for about three weeks now. I am maintaining no more than 30 carbs in a day and it seems to be working. My only issue is it seems that I am using a lot more…Continue
Hello All, I have a surgery on my shoulder coming up next month and will be knocked out for a few hours. As I am fairly new to being a diabetic, I have never stumbled across a post or discussion on…Continue
Within the past six months or so it seems I have been having these "blackouts" where I have anywhere from 20 minutes to three hours of no recollection of a part of the day. It has happened about a half dozen or so times, these last couple at work. My co-worker told me I was asked to send a simple email, which is something that I do multiple times on a daily basis, and I could not figure out how to send one. I spent a half hour in front of the computer trying to figure this out. I…
First off I would like to thank everyone who wished me a happy birthday! It wasn't the most memorable birthday for turning 21, but it was still a great day.
OK, my endo has told me that unopened pens/vials of insulin should be kept refrigerated, but as soon as I open one, it no longer needs to be kept cool. So for the last 3-4 months, after I start on a new pen of my Humalog I just keep it in my lunchbox. I was wondering if anyone else doens't keep their current…
This is a question that has been unanswered for me for several months now. This is a scary topic for me, as I think I have been too low on too many occasions, of the people who have passed out from the severity of low BG, does anyone know the approximate number in which they went lights out? I have reached 30-35 about a dozen times now, and felt close to passing out. I am just curious if everybody is different, or is there a general number in which the body shuts down?
In February of 2012 I am planning of flying with my girlfriend to Costa Rica to see her family. Can you guys give me some insight on how to handle the TSA or tricks you do to make things a lot easier? I am wearing a Dex Com, so the sensor in my belly could be an issue. I am on Lantus and Humalog. Any input would greatly be appreciated. Thanks guys!