I hate that title, because it implies that I dislike Symlin. That's not true. I like it a lot. Most of the time. The few times I don't like it are memorable. Take this experience from about a month ago. One of Symlin's main jobs is to slow digestion. This helps the post-meal blood sugar spikes, which is one of the main reasons I use it. But because digestion is … [Read more...] about Symlin Scare
I've always been aware of emotions and stress affecting blood sugars. I've always thought to watch for it and try to "do something", but it's always been a very vague thing. Vague things are hard to deal with on an action level. Vague things are... vague. Action things are very specific. Yesterday we celebrated my mom. Cancer took her in April of 2005. She would have … [Read more...] about What’s my insulin to emotion factor?
I hate when I take some insulin to bring down a high, and when I check two or three hours later I am exactly where I was when I started. It's like "what happened to that insulin I took?" I know that I must have been rising, and the insulin curbed the rise (or I went higher and came back down again). But at first glance it just seems like that insulin I took … [Read more...] about Where The Hell Is My Insulin?!