Firstly, I want to start off by saying that I donate blood to my blood sugar meter 5x per day, but that is not what this post is about. There is a blood drive going on at my school this week, and they are urging all of us to donate some blood. I would love… Continue reading Blood Donation
After spending hours on the phone this morning, speaking to those who work at Insult Corporation, it was brought to my attention that my test strips should have arrived in the mail already. Well, I guess this super snowstorm screwed up a lot of things in the Northeast. Insult Corporation ships from Boston, Mass —… Continue reading Test Strip Shortage — UPDATE!
On Wednesday last week, I got a phone call from a representative who works for the Insulet Group, founders of the OmniPod insulin pump. They said that with new regulations and guidelines for 2013, they are offering a mail service for supplies (eg. test strips, lancets). I was very excited to hear that they could possibly save me some… Continue reading Test Strip Shortage
I am proud of the way my blood sugars have been behaving over the last day or two. I still can’t say it’s great, but it is a lot better than the sugar levels I had a week ago. I hate talking about numbers, because everyone’s body is different and they will feel more comfortable… Continue reading Better Sugar Levels
I read a forum a couple weeks ago about a woman, not much older then me, who is a type 1 diabetic and also about 6 months pregnant. She had been discussing whether to listen to her endocrinologist (diabetic doctor) about her blood sugar levels, or listen to her OBGYN. Her highest blood sugar level… Continue reading Dealing with Diabetes While Being Pregnant
I have been having a lot of ups and downs when it comes to my blood sugar levels. In the mornings, I always tend to have low (if not extremely low) blood sugar levels — hence why my boyfriend has made it his priority to make sure I am awake and eating breakfast before he… Continue reading CGM’s and Controlling Blood Sugar Levels