Been on Lantus for 6 months now, and humalog almost a year....one or three injections a day. Blood sugar testing is at least three more like 4 - 5 tests a day....that's a lot of needles and a lot of…Continue
In another post people were talking about how much time they use treating their "D". I found that interesting and started to figure out how much time I spend treating my "D" a week.It takes me…Continue
I've been on this journey now for 16 years....seems like forever. But I didn't really feel in control of my own disease until I started on humalog and then lantus. In the beginning, I said I would…Continue
I take 28 units of Lantus a day --- 2 units to prime the pump so to speak, so this is 30 units per day....30 units times 7 days would be 210 units a week. Right? Okay, now four weeks in a month…Continue
Someone please define the word "soon" for me.I guess I don't know what it means, except not just now. To be very honest, this is not going to be an upper for anyone, but a way for me, hopefully to put my massive feelings down, and send them off into space...but then I don't hold out much hope for that happening either.
Life is sucky right now. Being 61, on disability and medicaid is for this…Continue
I just picked up my new diabetes alert bracelet. I got lucky and got a 2 for 1 special, so now my husband has one too. :) Then I got to thinking, this one is like a watch band with a two inch ID like band on the front, It opens up and has two stickers for me "This person is a diabetic, check card wallet for info" and "This person has severe allergies check wallet for info". On these cards is all the important info…Continue
.When I was diagnosed 13 years ago, I did NOTHING about it for two years. Don't ask why changed my mind, I just did. I've had several friends who have ignored their diagnosis, recently, and it drives me crazy. I have given them the name of the BEST CDE we have in the area, they have either made appts and then done nothing, or skipped out, wasting his time. I see their health even this early going down…Continue