Visit to the Diabetic nurse
Yesterday morning I visited my diabetic nurse.Apparently my last blood tests results were better than before.I dont know the number as she didnt tell me.I hd to hand over the early morning urine test ...more
Another weekend over..
well have had a busy weekend, and felt quite tired.I am almost out of testing strips so unable to test much before seeing my diabetic nurse on Tuesday for some more.
I find myself running my blood su...more
Mondays here, had a good weekend?
Have had a reasonably quiet weekend,over the throat infection and no more antibiotics, just have to wait now to see if it returns or I get thrush.Yes one of the other joyful side effects of having dia...more
Fridays here... and feeling bit better
Today is Friday, and thank goodness its the end of a long week.My blood sugars seemed pretty stable yesterday,could this mean the end of the infection or is it that I have put my lantus up enough to c...more
Testing before breakfast.
I have been having trouble with my blood sugar of late.The weather has turned slightly more winterlike here in Essex where I live, and maybe that has something to do with my increased blood sugar.Or i...more
World Diabetes Day
Forgot to post this yesterday. Yesterday was a productive WDD for me!
World Diabetes Day, later today I will be presenting at the hospital where it all started for me. It's almos...more
Weight Loss Surgery Keeps Diabetes at bay longterm
Weight Loss Surgery may keep diabetes and heart woes at bay for long periods of time -- and might even reverse some disease complications, new research suggests.Researchers at the Cleveland Clinic loo...more
BD Launches BD Helping Build Healthy Communities to Expand Access and Improve Healthcare for Underserved
FRANKLIN LAKES, NJ (October 28, 2013) – BD (Becton, Dickinson and Company) (NYSE:BDX), a leading global medical technology company, together with Direct Relief and the National Association ...more
Walgreens Diabetes & You
November 1, 2013Spring Valley, NY USAContact: Editorial Department: email@example.comFree copies of Walgreens Diabetes & You magazine are now available in all stores.November is American Diabe...more
Just did the A1C test. Bi-annually means every two years, not twice a year. Should be semi-annually....more
It's 2:30 a.m. here and I'm wide awake. This is probably one of the lowest points in my life. I lost my daddy 2 weeks ago. The biggest part of me has accepted it and I'm grateful for...more
My life with Diabetes
I don't need to preach to the choir, but I read a posting on Facebook the other day that made me feel inspired to reach out and help where I could. I have worked in a diabetic pharmacy for the past tw...more
find a Medicare approved supplier for insulin (DME)
Recently Walgreen's lost their approved Medicare supplier status for test supplies. I have been buying testing supplies and insulin for my pump for 4 or 5 years, covered by Medicare. I also purchased ...more
Thought I'd updated you all since the last time I posted. I have since had a little girl. Her name is Abigail. She has one kidney. She was born with 20% function but right now it's at 50% functioning....more
I hope everyone is doing good.
I have been very busy and found a way to exercise that helps me get the most out of my day. in case it helps anyone. I used to think if I didnt have time to do a complete workout well...more
new d lie and confused
I WAS DIAGNSED AS DIABETIC IN 1989. AT THAT IMI WAS REFRRED TOAS BORDER LINE. NO N PADUCHATTENION AT THE TIME. BOT YEARS LATER I WAS PUT ON PILLS.
AOUT 5 YEARS AGO MY DOCTOR SAID NO ...more
I love planking
I love planking. you just hold yourself in one possition for as long as you can a few times a day. its great for the core muscles and helps in every day activities.
Survey on glucose detecting dogs
Researchers are conducting a survey of dogs that can detect glucose levels in persons with diabetes. If you or someone you know has such a dog, please complete our survey at www.surveymonkey.com/s/3WK...more
Just felt the need to blog today. It's been a few days. Nothing special going on here.
The weather has been beautiful, as far as I'm concerned, lately. It's been in the low 70's during the day and dr...more
problems finding a doctor
I need to find a new internal medicine Dr. Having trouble though. The ones I have seen so far just seem to think of me as an idiot that knows nothing. Puts my opinions in the trash before considering ...more