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So Maybe Don’t ALWAYS Pre-Bolus.

Blood Sugars, Diet and Food, Pumping Insulin By April 16, 2014 Tags: , , , , , , 10 Comments

I like to pre-bolus.  It helps keep my post-meal blood sugar spikes from rocketing out of range and taking a sizable bite out of my overall diabetes control.  (… I’m sorry.  I laugh every time I type the word “control.”  It’s not a word I toss around lightly when it comes to diabetes.  I’m not Janet Jackson.) The art of…


One Size.

Diabetes Advocacy, Diabetes and Emotions, Diabetes Community, Diabetes Online Community, Psychosocial Support, Real Life Diabetes By October 16, 2013 Tags: , 7 Comments

“Just bolus fifteen minutes before you eat, and you won’t see that post-prandial spike.” “Just bolus thirty-five minutes before you eat, and you won’t see a post-prandial spike.” “Have you thought about Levemir?” “Have you tried Apridra?” “Have you seen any difference between Humalog and Novolog?” “If I use the Opsite tape, I can get a sensor to stay on…


Tasty Pizza Secrets.

Traveling By October 1, 2013 Tags: , , , , , , 7 Comments

Views from Barcelona: Parc Guell Discreet dragon from the Gothic Quarter Barcelona Cathedral Rambla del Mar But one question remains unanswered … … when did pizza become a secret?  (Unless they’ve figured out the magical bolus required for pizza.  In which case, don’t keep that a secret!  Share that shit.) You might also like: Looking Back: Pizza (A Christmas Poem)…


Pumped for the Pizza Man.

Diabetes Community, Diet and Food, Real Life Diabetes, Robot Life By July 22, 2013 Tags: , , , , 125 Comments

The oven broke. It took me a while to notice, because it was upwards of 90 degrees inside of my house (no central air … we will not be making this mistake with our next house), but once I realized the stove was kaput, it was about 6.30 pm and very much time for Birdzone’s dinner.  While I’d like to…