Scott's Blog – February 2009 Archive (3)

Question to the masses

A few weeks ago, I blogged about a complaint letter I was sending (see Well isn't this just special...). Here is the original letter Redacted_Letter.PDF





Here is the heavily redacted response I received.…



Continue

Added by Scott on February 26, 2009 at 10:00am — No Comments

Ahhhh... the best of both worlds

Taking insulin and being resistant to it. Oh joyous days!



You know, it just seems that the harder I work to get my diabetes under tight control (real tight control not that ADA cr**), the harder I have to work to make it happen.



For years, I kinda slid on thru life with A1c's in the upper 6's low 7's. Then I started having highs after meals. Started pumping. Found out I was having an immune response to the insulin I had been taking for years. Changed insulins. New insulin… Continue

Added by Scott on February 13, 2009 at 9:00am — No Comments

Jumping the shark

(I really don't like phrases like that, but it seemed appropriate. Don't get me started on "thinking outside the box"! I'm warning you!!)



Hello everyone, thought I'd throw out a quick update



Symlin: me likey



I have a problem where my 2hr PP sugars are always way high (250-300 range is not uncommon) and my 4hr PP numbers tend to be way low (70 and below is not uncommon if I don't watch it). So we had been taking big boluses to cover the 2hr numbers and the… Continue

Added by Scott on February 6, 2009 at 11:30am — 4 Comments

Advertisement



REsources

From the Diabetes Hands Foundation blog...

Meet The 2014 Big Blue Test Grant Recipients

  This year Diabetes Hands Foundation has pledged US$35,000 in Big Blue Test grants, continuing its support for programs aimed at providing lifesaving supplies, medical tests, treatment, and patient education to people living in need who have or at risk Read on! →

Kim Vlasnik: The Patient Voice

  Kim Vlasnik, you NAILED it! In this video, Kim Vlasnik takes our breath away as she describes what its like to be a person with diabetes. Fortunately, Stanford’s Medicine-X Conference gives ePatients, like Kim, a chance to speak since we carry the Read on! →

Diabetes Hands Foundation Team

DHF TEAM

Manny Hernandez
(Co-Founder, Editor, has LADA)

Emily Coles
(Head of Communities, has type 1)

Mila Ferrer
(EsTuDiabetes Community Manager, mother of a child with type 1)

Mike Lawson
(Head of Experience, has type 1)

Corinna Cornejo
(Development Manager, has type 2)

Desiree Johnson  (Administrative and Programs Assistant, has type 1)

DHF VOLUNTEERS


Lead Administrator

Brian (bsc) (has type 1)


Administrators

Lorraine (mother of type 1)
Marie B (has type 1)

DanP (has Type 1)

Gary (has type 2)

David (dns) (has type 2)

 

LIKE us on Facebook

Spread the word

Loading…

This website is certified by Health On the Net Foundation. Click to verify. This site complies with the HONcode standard for trustworthy health information: verify here.

© 2014   A community of people touched by diabetes, run by the Diabetes Hands Foundation.

Badges  |  Contact Us  |  Terms of Service