Tag: insulin

That awkward moment when you run out of pump supplies

I have to admit, even though, I am not such a bad diabetic there are things I am still learning. This week is a prime example. I learned that my pump supplies were not set for automatic re-order. It is not such a big deal since I have a pen filled with life saving insulin,... Read more »

Could we see an artificial pancreas in the future?

Could an artificial pancreas be the future of diabetes?  Thanks to my friend and fellow Chicagonow blogger Holly Lipshcultz for sending this article to me.  Researchers are working on a device that not only constantly monitors blood glucose levels but will automatically determine the appropriate amount of insulin to inject. This could lead to easier... Read more »

Insulin Pump Playlist

In honor of my insulin pump training class, I have put together a “pump” themed playlist.  Also, I am pretty stoked about having the pump and will post a no doubt exciting blog about the class next week.  Have a good weekend! Pump It Up- Elvis Costello Pump Up the Jam- Technotronic Pumped Up Kicks-... Read more »

Ch-ch-changes in my insulin

As I mentioned last week, I am seeing a new endocrinologist.  This also means a new regimen of insulin, which also means more tweaking until we get it right.  It is becoming frustrating again.  Just a few days after being proud of my latest HbA1C score my glucose levels are running a bit high. I... Read more »
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