This instructional video shows you how to set up a continuous glucose monitor (CGM) called Dexcom. At the end of the video, you will see how the CGM shows a diabetic where their sugars have been over the last 3 hours.
Why does my blood sugars have to be high during the Christmas season? Oh yeah, maybe cuz there’s so many treats and goodies around! I have always been good to watch out for the sweets since I was diagnosed… even refused to eat my own birthday cake one year because of all the sugar! Yeah,… Continue reading High Holidays
With the Holidays upon us, this may be a difficult time for the diabetics in your household. Everyone wants some sweet treats, especially when everyone around you is eating those “no-no” sweet treats. You can learn how to make a sugar free cheesecake, perfect for the diabetics in your household, or those looking for something… Continue reading Sugar Free Holidays
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With Christmas coming up shortly here’s a couple of Diabetic Friendly Desserts for those that have to watch carbs. A reader that follows my blog passed these along to me to share. He said they came from a Diabetic Cookbook that contained Splenda made desserts. Enjoy and…
So I have been slowly cutting down on that 1 pack of ciggs a day, and now I have gotten to 2 ciggs per day! That’s great, right? Well, according to non-smokers and the doctors, it still isn’t good enough. That sucks! Especially because I live with Type 1 Diabetes and have been a full-time smoker… Continue reading Smoking with Diabetes
The New York Times has really been irritating me lately… especially with them posting the photo of the man on the train tracks, saying he was about to die! Well now, apparently, they feel more superior to medical doctors and endocrinologists as well. NY Post wants me to feel like they are so special, that… Continue reading Low Vitamin D Apparently Linked to T1 Diabetes
This is how to put on and use an OmniPod Insulin pump, for type 1 diabetics. This pump, or “pod” as you may hear me call it, has a very small tube that is inserted inside the skin for the time the pod is active (usually 3 days). I love my OmniPod insulin pump and… Continue reading OmniPod Insulin Pump