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Tattoo

Hi. I am considering a tattoo: "diabetic 1" on my wrist. Any ideas? My Medical bracelet broke again. 35 years of being a diabetic, stopped counting how many bracelets I have lost. Decided that is it, I want a tattoo!!!

Added by Riana on March 28, 2010 at 11:27pm — 1 Comment

Hba1c

Hi. Just want to share with you all. In Oct 2009 my hba1c was 7.9%. Got latest results today and it is 6.1%!! I am very happy. Low carbing works!! Being a type 1 diabetic for 34 years this has been my best hba1c ever!! I follow Dr Bernstein's low carbing as much as I can. In 3 months time (April) my goal is a hba1c of 5.5%!!
Kind Regards
Riana
South Africa

Added by Riana on January 8, 2010 at 6:07am — 6 Comments

High Fasting BG

Hi. I have been a type 1 diabetic for 34 years. Recently changed from Humulin N & Humulog to Lantus and Apidra and then to Levemir and Apidra. (Lantus didn't work well with me). My Levemir dose 18units morning. Apidra according to BG and carbs. Started Levemir on Wednesday. Fasting BG yesterday 15. This morning 10.2. It is way to high. Need Fasting BG to be 6.5 or lower. Should I increase the Levemir?? During the day BG is between 2.7 to 4.3. Please can anyone give some advise.

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Added by Riana on November 5, 2009 at 11:55pm — 2 Comments

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