This content originally appeared on diaTribe. Republished with permission.By Kelly Close Read about Kelly’s better quality of life on Loop, as well as the difficulties that ultimately ended her Looping experience; part 2 of a series on a hybrid-closed-loop app to automate basal insulin delivery When I heard about Loop, I was dying to try […]
You just delivered your newborn and are wondering how you’re going to go about getting back into shape (or more realistically, you’re just wondering about how you’ll survive the next 24 hours). Parenting (whether it’s your first or fifth) is always an adjustment, and having diabetes throws a unique set of challenges into the mix. […]
I had the pleasure of meeting Dawn almost four years ago through the diabetic online community. I post a “what’s your workout” post every morning on Type 1 Athletes Facebook page to serve as motivation for myself and others. I remember when Dawn first started chiming in. What started as a way for her to […]
I’m still here and have never experienced a seizure so I know that I always wake up from my low blood sugars. However, sometimes I wake up when my blood sugar is 60 mg/dL and other times I don’t wake up until I’m dangerously low and in the 30 mg/dL range. I wonder about various […]
Diabetes, as we all know, is a 24/7 condition, and besides feeling personal burnout from the constant highs, lows, diligent carbohydrate counting, and monitoring, our friends, family, and especially caregivers can sometimes feel that burnout as well. Nearly 29 percent of the adult population is a caregiver (or nearly 65 million people!); caregivers can be […]
I want to get a replacement manual for my daughter’s insulin pump. I don’t want an on-line version. I want the paper booklet. Karen South Hamilton MA Hello Karen, You can call the insulin pump company directly at their 800 …
This content originally appeared on Diabetes Connections. Republished with permission.Dr. Bryce Nelson, an endocrinologist, walks us through all the basics about insulin: what it does, how it works and the differences between the brands. Listen to the podcast to learn more.