Monthly Archives: November 2012

Blood Sugars Below 250

I think I got my first glucometer in my early teen years.  Before that, I peed on a paper test strip that measured sugar in my urine.  I don’t really remember how often I checked my blood sugar back then. … Continue reading

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Weight Gain With Insulin Pump Therapy

A couple of days ago, a young diabetic Twitter friend from Baghdad asked me if insulin can cause weight gain.  The quick answer is yes, absolutely.  I thought that would make a good blog article, so here goes. I don’t … Continue reading

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Unexpected Highs With Diabetes

Unexpected highs with diabetes is a fact of life.  We all have them.  Many of them ARE explainable though, and thus avoidable.  Diabetics and diabetic caregivers just have to be armed with the knowledge of what causes those unexpected highs, … Continue reading

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