Elly's Blog (4)

6.9 X]

So I went to my endo last friday and my A1c is now 6.9 from a 7.3 since April. I'm pretty excited to see my numbers getting down to where I want them to be. I can't wait to reach my goal and get my A1c to the 5-6 range. I know I need to watch my blood sugars closely so I can keep my numbers where I want them meaning keeping an eye on those high's and keeping track of what the cause could have been and on the low's too. I can't wait to see what happens when I go back in October!!! [I love my… Continue

Added by Elly on July 15, 2009 at 11:48am — 3 Comments

A1c 7.3!!!

So I went to my endo today and low and behold my A1c went from 8.5 to 7.3 since Feb.!!! I'm so ecstatic even though I'm continuing to gain weight but it's better I'm healthy then all sickly like I was a year ago because of uncontrolled blood sugars. I can't wait to reach my goal and get my A1c to the 5-6 range. My pump has a lot to do with my current A1c and I'm sure when I start exercising again my A1c will be looking even better[and of course my awesome team at the Naomi Berrie Center]. That… Continue

Added by Elly on April 3, 2009 at 11:12pm — 2 Comments

Week 1 on Pump

Well it's been about a week since I've started using my pump on novolog, and I couldn't be happier my Blood sugars have been within target range for the most part with the occasional high and low. The only down side to pumping right now that I can see is taking my BS at 12am and then again at 3am. I have trouble falling asleep at times especially if my sleep has been disrupted or I'll sleep through my 3am alarm. I can honestly say the decision to try pumping again was a great one that I do not… Continue

Added by Elly on February 15, 2009 at 5:21pm — 1 Comment

1st Day on My Ping Using Novolog!

Wow. I'm going to admit I was a bit nervous at first to start pumping because of a traumatic experience with one almost 4 years ago. But with the hassle of Multiple injections I had had enough. So I decided to give pumping another shot, after what seemed like a lifetime I decided to go with the Minimed Paradigm ,but quickly changed my mind. I ended up going with the (Animas) One Touch Ping. I had some trouble getting it 3 months to be exact but it was well worth it. My second experience with a… Continue

Added by Elly on February 10, 2009 at 8:53pm — 1 Comment



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