"I just saw this and really appreciate your sharing your story Ryan. I have never been DKA, but close. I've gone to the ER twice for dehydration due to illness, and had ketones, but never got the full diagnosis nor ever was admitted past the ER.…"
"I know it's not optimal, but I drink the soy creamer from TJ's. It's creamy and 1 gram per serving. I'm off dairy for a while to try out the benefits from eliminating dairy and gluten, so this will be my coffee for a while.…"
"I totally feel your pain- literally! I am a pumper as well as a new CGM wearer. I use my abdomen for both and live by stretchy waistbands so my pants don't annoy me too much considering all my stuff I'm attached to.
I have learned to…"
"Band Aids all the way. My daughter told me she likes the smell when I do my site changes. I thought- this poor kid! Sucks she has to smell it at all let alone have a mom with type 1. She always sees the bright side. Love her."
"I follow a high fat, low carb, moderate protein diet. I try to stay under 20 grams of carbs per day. It is wonderful for my BG control.
There are lots of forums online that have info on this diet- it does help with weight loss as well. I do it for…"
I am a type 1 and an artist. If you like my work pleas let me know... I do figurative work as well so Let me know if you want to see people. I'd love the opportunity to do a cover for your book.
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"Amen to that.
I do bikram and am type 1. I go higher after class from the exertion and intensity of the exercise. I think it is cortisol related. I bolus after class rather than before to avoid being low. I don't eat before because I go in the…"
Here’s a new way to celebrate Valentines Day: Buy a dozen roses, spare the cost of one (about $5) and donate to IDF’s Life for a Child program. By doing this, you will help children in need of life saving insulin. Those of Read on! →
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