I am a type II; using Lantus, Humalog, Janumet, diet and exercise to control my diabetes. I have been using insulin for about two months now....and have never left home that I needed to think about…Continue
I don't know why this came to mind recently, but it has been in my brain for about a week, and now I have the courage to ask. First, I believe that this diabetes is MY disease, you have yours and I…Continue
This is my first month on Lantus. I started with 10 units each night, and slowly moved up to 20. My blood sugars in the AM have been over 120 each day since I started Lantus. This AM they were 165,…Continue
I will admit I am a stubborn person when it comes to what I think I need and want. For Over 20 years I weight over 250 lbs. Even before my diagnosis, I started eating low carb meals, 30,15,30, 15 and…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