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Looking Back: How Often Should I Change My Lancet? (A “Grost.)

Blood Sugars, Real Life Diabetes By June 30, 2017 Tags: , , , , , , 7 Comments

I’m on the road today, visiting with the Patient Revolution team, so I’m looking back at a post from the past.  But it’s not just any post … it’s a grost.  (A gross post.)  How often do you change your lancet?  I will admit that I don’t do it as often as I should, but I’ve been really trying to…

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How Often?

Real Life Diabetes By November 11, 2015 Tags: , , , , , , 6 Comments

“How often do you think about diabetes on an average day?” “Not sure,” I said, checking my blood glucose twice so I could calibrate my continuous glucose monitor, mentally calculating the lunch insulin bolus I needed to take cover my food without making me low for my run later this afternoon. Looking at the five strips left in the bottle,…

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Diabetes Art Day: Strip Safely Edition.

Blood Sugars, Diabetes Advocacy, Diabetes Online Community, Real Life Diabetes By August 26, 2013 Tags: , , , , , , , 2 Comments

A long weekend’s worth of test strips for the Diabetes Art Day:  Strip Safely edition. Managing a disease and making medication decisions based on data that’s built on shifting sand is scary. You might also like: Strip Safely: Managing Expectations. Strip Safely: Taking to Twitter. It’s Just a Blood Sugar Check. You Don’t Look Like You Should Have Diabetes.

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