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Category Archive: Blood Sugar Levels

Calibrate on a Steady Trend

As this image illustrates, you can enhance your CGM sensor precision by calibrating it when on a fairly steady BG trend line. This is helpful anytime and every time you calibrate (i.e., enter… Continue reading

Site Change

I’ve been thinking a lot lately. Not that I don’t think normally, but just thinking a lot about alternative ways to wear my OmniPod. I’ve worn it on my arms, and I tend… Continue reading

The BIG Difference

I love to hear from my blog readers! And it always seems to make my brain run in a million different directions trying to explain how I deal with diabetes and how I… Continue reading

Insulin Resistance — Part 2

On Wednesday, I wrote a post on Insulin Resistance that you can read here: https://iamatype1diabetic.wordpress.com/2014/01/08/insulin-resistance/ Read that article first before reading on… because this is part two… the scary part! So I explained… Continue reading

Insulin Resistance

I changed my pod (insulin pump/infusion site) last night… and today has been an aweful day! I woke up with a higher-than-normal blood sugar level of 210 mg/dL. I gave myself insulin, decided… Continue reading

Holiday Survival Guide

Thursday, November 28 Holiday Survival – Here’s the American Diabetes Association’s Guide to Surviving the Holidays. What’s your survival tip? Do you avoid carbs, fats, or family members? Well it is Thanksgiving — the… Continue reading

Headaches and Lows

Yesterday I was in the last hour of work, my blood sugar level went low. I didn’t eat much for lunch, so I blamed it on that. I had a juice box, and… Continue reading

Heat Waves Effecting Sugar Levels

Today is day 5 of the heat wave (and my sugar levels are harder than ever to control!) It is currently about 98 degrees here in New York. Humidity is also up. It’s just hot… Continue reading

The Highs and Lows

Yesterday was a rough day for me being a diabetic. There were highs, and lows, and almost no “in-betweens.” It was a hot summer day, hot, sticky, muggy, “I can’t breathe,” kinda day… Continue reading