I've been reading a lot about people who make their Lantus evening injection in to two injections, one in AM and one in PM. Splitting the total amount in two and thus getting more control. I am on…Continue
This week I was given my walking papers by the Health Coach. She said she couldn't help me with anything else, I knew "everything" there was to know. I would have to see the nutritionist or CDE…Continue
It is a darn good thing I am not a nurse who gives shots. I stink at giving myself my insulin.Out of 14 injections a week (at least) I am getting 1/2 of tem with black and blue marks. Now I have a…Continue
I have osteoarthritis in my fingers, to the point that my knuckles look like knots of red and points. They hurt from being swollen. I also have type 2 diabetes, with Humalog, Lantus and Janumet as my…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