A voice for living well with Type 1 Diabetes

Crud Day

I’m having one of those days.  Woke up with a blood sugar of 325. Proceeded to give a correction bolus on my pump to move it down.  I look in the mirror and want the tag number of the truck that ran me over.  I skip breakfast due to the high number, get ready for work...

Novolog Results

Last week, my Endocrinologist provided a sample of Novolog so I could compare results to Humalog. I tried Novolog twenty years ago when it was the chosen (read less cost) fast acting insulin provided by my medical insurance plan.  It’s the same situation now.  Anyway,...

Endo Visit results

Doctor visits went well this week.  The first on Wednesday was more of a walk in … get the second shingles vaccine … and walk out.  Felt puny the first night, but better the next day.  The nurse said that the reaction to the second shot is usually milder...

Prep for Endo Visit

This week is full of doctors visits.  Tomorrow I get the second (and final) shingles vaccine.  Not real excited as the first one had more pain that other vaccines I’ve had, including tenanus & covid.  Oh well … a little short term pain for long term...