"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…"
If you are new to diabetes advocacy in the traditional sense of the word, you may be thinking, “What the heck is a docket!?” I certainly was the first twenty times I heard it (yes it took that long). For Read on! →
Dear Ms. Rosenthal: I am a person living with type 1 diabetes since the age of 30. I am also the President and co-Founder of the Diabetes Hands Foundation, a nonprofit aimed at connecting and mobilizing the diabetes community. Seeing Read on! →