How do people cope with a change in diagnosis. Is it viewed as a better understanding of their diabetic issues? Does it help explain the "insulin resistance" issue?, does it somehow, make YOUR diabetes easier to understand? Does this change in diagnosis cause MORE issues? How did you cope with your diagnosis of LADA 1.5 ?? Was this a change in diagnosis?? Was this an initial diagnosis? Did you have to immediately change to insulin? If you did not have to immediately introduce insulin to your…Continue
Here is the deal:
SS Correction 110-130=2 unit Novalog, 31-150=4, 151-170=6, 171-190=8, 191-250=10 and 250 and above=12
Bolus at 1:10 ratio additionally. That was a new adjustment from 1:15
Lantus - split 2 doses daily. 27 AM and 27 pm with increase of 1 unit each dose evvery 3 days.
I am counting my carbs closely, following instructions. and still OMG...
Started out this AM at 185.. prob from oversleeping. Took 8 units correction and added 3 units…Continue
I was upset yesterday that a lab test had fallen thru the cracks. Not upset it was missed but how it was handled after it was identified. Today with phone in hand, I let my fingers do the walking, and I did a lot of talking. I made the office manager of my PCP's office aware of the number of calls I had made with Zero contact with my PCP. Requested a referral to an Endocronologist by the name of Dr. Yuen at the Schnitzer Diabetes Clinic. This doc is Diabetic friendly and Thyroid…Continue
It is amazing the change in a few words can have on you. Tho, I have been diabetic for over 33 years, Type 2 was just fine. I have worked hard to keep my sugars in check. To have the doc explain to me what LADA was and what the change in diagnosis was going to mean to my life as I knew it produced a profound reaction. I had it in the back of my mind, I will exercise more, eat less, reduce the carbs even more.... the bargaining for health, but insulin would be a thing of the past. Insulin was…Continue