Diabetic ketoacidosis (DKA) can kill you. I have experienced diabetic ketoacidosis only once in my life time. You can find many stories about type 1 diabetics who die from ketoacidosis. Fortunately I survived the experience and learned an important lesson. I started taking insulin when I was 11 years old. I remember being about 14… Continue reading My experience with Diabetic Ketoacidosis (DKA)
Today is Friday, July 28th 2017. The weather here in Fort Myers, FL is partly sunny with high temperatures in the low 90s and a chance of isolated showers. I found an interesting article online this week about “Why Children with Type 1 Might Lie About Blood Sugar Readings“. If you can relate to this… Continue reading Children with type 1 might lie about BG readings.
Today is July 17th 2017. Medtronic The weather here in Fort Myers, FL is mostly sunny, temps in the low 90s, 82% humidity with a 31% chance of T-storms in the afternoon. Medtronic has just announced the new MiniMed 670G hybrid closed loop system. A true closed loop system is basically an artificial pancreas because… Continue reading CGM – A tool or just a gadget.
Today is July 12th 2017. HAPPY BIRTHDAY SUE! The weather here in Fort Myers, FL is sunny, temps in the low 90s, high humidity with a 20% chance of T-storms in the afternoon. Everyday I hear both the GOP and democrats in congress talking about what needs to be done to fix all the issues… Continue reading What Needs To Happen To Control Healthcare Costs?
Today is June 28th, 2017. The weather here in Fort Myers, Florida is partly cloudy with scattered showers and temperatures in the low 90’s. For most of my life I lived in western New York state (Rochester). In August 2015 I moved to Fort Myers, Florida. Needless to say the weather in southwest Florida is… Continue reading Living in Florida
Today is June 7th 2017. The weather here in Fort Myers, FL is overcast with intermittent rain showers and temps in the high 80s. My experience with NovoLog insulin. I have been using NovoLog insulin in my pump for about 8 years. As far as I can determine, there are absolutely no differences or improvements… Continue reading Insulin price increase – Why?
Today is June 5th 2017. “The cure” The weather here in Fort Myers, FL is overcast with temps in the high 80’s with high humidity. Most diabetics have heard the saying “The cure is just around the corner.” The first time I heard this was in the year 1968. I guess the “corner” in this… Continue reading “The Cure”