I went to my quarterly endo visit yesterday. When George came into the room he said "Big brother is watching." I did not know what he was talking about until he showed me a form and inquiry from the…Continue
I am a generally well-controlled T1 on MDI. One of my medical hobbies is severe asthma. I have been battling a head and chest cold for more than 4 weeks. I visited my pulmonologist twice last week…Continue
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
Please save the flaming, I thought this information was worth sharing. The approach would mitigate the autoimmune quandary.
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?