Medtronic Diabetes hosted the second ‘Medtronic Diabetes Advocates Forum’ at their headquarters in Northridge, CA last week. Myself and nearly thirty others involved in diabetes social media spent about a day and a half visiting with some of the brightest minds at Medtronic.
I am always encouraged by the caliber of people that [...]Continue Reading →
With diabetes, preparing for any exercise or activity is never as simple as it should be.
10:30 AM – I actually remembered to start my temporary basal rate adjustment
10:45 AM – Blood sugar is 95 mg/dl with some insulin on board. Eat a quick sandwich.
10:50 AM – Refill my Gatorade supply, grab a [...]Continue Reading →
I had a hunch that I could use some fine-tuning. But overnight fasting basal rate testing sucks, so I kept putting it off. My doc finally convinced me to bite the bullet, and I’m actually very glad I did.
The idea behind basal rate testing is to eliminate as many variables as possible, so that [...]Continue Reading →
“Living with diabetes is like living with a tiger. If you feed it, groom it, never turn your back on it; you can live with a tiger. If you neglect it; it’ll pounce on you and rip you to shreds.”— William “Lee” Dubois
DisclaimerI am not a medical professional. Nothing on this site should be construed as medical advice. Your diabetes may vary. Contact your health care provider for specific questions.