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Soo many low blood sugars… ideas?
Hi! I'm still fairly new diagnosed and have been having reaally low sugars, all the time! Even after meals. My insulin to carb ratio is super low, and lately (last 3 days) I haven't taken any insulin, short acting OR long acting, because of all the lows. I check my sugars 8-10 times a day, and...
10 Feb 2013
Accidentally injected insulin in a vein?
I'm not on a pump yet but I was giving myself Levemir by pen and I accidentally gave it in a vein. It started bleeding but it stopped. It's now just a little puffy and red. Is that okay? Also, will the insulin still be able to benefit my body? Sorry, a little new to this :/
23 Dec 2012
Getting an Insulin Pump
So, apparently it's possible to get a bloody insulin site and hit an artery or vein. I'm scared to get an insulin pump now because I HATE anything sticking in my veins or arteries. Just typing that makes me feel weak o.o Help???
21 Dec 2012
Charity for people who can't afford a pump/supplies
Hello! Does anyone know of a charity that supports kids/adults that can not afford a pump, supplies, meds, etc? I want to start one! Thanks for any comments/contributions!
11 Sep 2010
Pump Users - Combo/Extended Bolus At Every Meal?
I know that traditionally the Combo, Extended, whatever you want to call it, Bolus is suggested for use with high-fat, slow-digesting meals. Up until recently, that was the only time I was using it. In my effort to get my A1C down to "normal", I've hit a plateau in my ability to minimize...
15 Jul 2010
Hey Sarah - excellent. With abit of work, we can all get our A1C's down lower one step at a time. Sometimes I wish I knew what my A1C's were when I was younger (A1C's only started around the 80's I think - but maybe someone has more history on that then I do). Even better, is the different...
25 May 2010
The real skinny on insulin pumps?
Hello, My name is Michael and i'm the father of a beautiful diagnosed type 1. She is about to turn three and was diagnosed at about 18 months old. It was an incredibaly hard experience for my wife and I to go through but things are finally starting to level out so to speak. I have a few main questions...
19 Feb 2010
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