I have started training for a Mini-Tri next April. 200 yd swim, 5 mile bike and 1 mile run. I am T1 pumper,diagnosed 2years ago, 45 yrs old. No, I never had any form of Diabetes prior and no family…Continue
So, I read the blogs about having a Diabetes free day and the comments stirred another burning question I have..What is easier?? Being a T1 as a child or living more than 1/2 a life and then becoming a T1. I was recently diagnosed at 45 and I miss my old life. Everyone says you can do everything and eat everything just the same BUT it is not true!! I used to spend hours at the beach swimming, reading, relaxing, drinking pina coladas etc....Now, I am lucky to get an hour…Continue
I used to eat a lot of salad, especially for lunch. Since entering the world of Diabetes, I really don't eat it. Well, I have a small salad at dinner. I only use balsalmic vinegar on my salad. But, I would put tomatoes, green peppers, onions (red of course), cucumbers and carrots, sunflower seeds and feta cheese. So, now, I have no idea what the carb content would be. Do I need to count each individual veggie? I do eat chicken taco salads and carb it at 52gms which seems to work BUT that is…Continue
So, out of the blue, the rash I have on my leg is not a rash but a staph infection. I guess I got it from shaving. Anyhow, the doctor started me on Doxycycline and Bactroban dressing changes three times a day. The pharmacist told me that antibiotics cause hypoglycemia..Does anyone have any info or tips on this?? My sugars thus far have been doing great..