Recent Updates Elsewhere

11/1/12 – We are doing an impressive job (link no longer active) – at Diabetes Monitor
10/29/12 – After Thoughts: Hope Warshaw – at DSMA Live
10/29/12 – Diabetes, Road Runners, and Wile E. Coyote (link no longer active) – at Diabetes Care Club
10/26/12 – Diabetes Blog Weekly Update #8 (link no longer active) – at Diabetes Monitor
10/25/12 – Owning up to my bad habits (link no longer active) – at Diabetes Monitor

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Carbs are tough for me too. I don’t generally eat a lot of them. BUT… I read some advice once from Dr. Gary S. and I use it when faced with a high carb load meal – it happens much more this time of year. I try to make a rough estimate of what I’m going to eat – based on previous patterns. For example, my good friend makes this chocolate and peanut butter pie thing that I ALWAYS eat at least two serving of. I eye up what else is there – and make an estimate. Then I bolus… Read more »
Scott, re. Bad habits. I felt like I was looking in the mirror when I read that post. A lot of my carb binges start with a low that is often caused by over-bolusing. What I have to remind my self is that most of the time I do my best to take the “correct” bolus. It’s just practically impossible to do that. The difference between a high and low seems to be an infinitesimal amount of insulin. And once I eat more than a few carbs, I can’t take enough insulin to stop from going high. This spring I… Read more »
Bernard Farrell

Scott, re carbs counts I suffer from the same challenges. Carbs in general are bad news for me, I’m going to work with Ginger to see if she can help me some with this. I installed an app called Figwee portion estimator on my iPhone, they also have a website that looks interesting.

Best of luck brother.