December 24, 2012. Christmas Eve day.
I felt blessed to get in a couple hours of basketball, even on a holiday. We played hard. I had a lot of fun, and wore myself out quickly. Blood sugars were pretty normal for most of the session, with a slight spike as I was finishing.
We got [...]Continue Reading →
Just the past five hours.
Do you have any idea how much work I planned on doing in those five hours?
Any guesses on how much I actually got done?
I’m blaming diabetes.
I was looking forward to a productive afternoon. Then I goofed something [...]Continue Reading →
You need to test your blood sugar.
It’s the middle of the night.
This is what you see.
You have your testing kit. But now what?
You need to get a test strip. Not too hard.
You need to insert the correct end into the meter with the right side up. What’s that? You [...]Continue Reading →
The folks at Kewl Innovations, Inc. sent me a ClimaPak unit to play with. Not familiar with ClimpaPack? It is a portable battery powered temperature control gadget for keeping your insulin pens or vials within their approved temperature range.
It runs off of a rechargeable battery that lasts for [...]Continue Reading →
I recently had an opportunity to try the Medtronic mySentry product for a few months.
Because I wasn’t using one of their pumps, this trial meant I had the opportunity to experience the whole suite of their products. A paradigm pump, their CGM transmitter and sensors, the One Touch UltraLink meter, the [...]Continue Reading →
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