I am having an episode similar to one I had in September. I tested a 35 at 1:00 am the night before last (not sure why). I drank 23 g worth of apple juice and waited 20 minutes to retest. The retest…Continue
I dropped life insurance many years ago because of the policies expense. I had both whole life and term at various times. Does anyone have success and/or recommendations?Continue
At 6:00 am this morning my BG was 132 before breakfast. There were 0 carbs in my breakfast (according to MyFitnessPal). I took 14 units of Apidra and retested at 9:38 am, got an 88. I thought that…Continue
This is primarily a love note to my wife. Linda will never read it because she does not belong to TuD. My reasons for writing are twofold; 1) she deserves it and 2) I have learned a lot about what’s possible from people sharing on TuD and sharing this is sharing what is possible in a diabetic marriage.
Last Thursday I was sitting in a new doctor’s office filling out forms. One question asked me to rate my general health. Of course I picked “healthy.” On the other hand, I have been a…Continue
Just got my latest A1c = 6.4%. That makes 4 quarters under 7 (6.4, 6.6, 6.0, 6.5). In 43 years as a T1 these are the only time I had a value in the "sixes." TuD was a big part of this, pointed me in the direction of ultra low carb diet. I hope nobody reads this because I am not really bragging just happy, happy, happy! Maybe I'll shoot for a 5?
Very cool article - a little geeky, but informative.
For the last several months I had been very fortunate with my control. A1c was 6.0, following a ketogenic diet, losing weight, lots of energy, feeling like I finally had my T1 dialed in. My ISF and ICF were stable.
On 9/1 I had a 38 mg/dl hypo at 10:27 PM.I over-corrected and was high all the following day until I pulled a 31 mg/dl at 1:11 am.For the next 10 days I could not regain my control. Initially, I though my Apidra was defective so I threw away the pen and started a new one.…Continue