How not to monitor your blood sugar

Have you ever felt like just taking a vacation from your diabetes? I know I have. In fact, I have taken multiple days off from diabetes. This is not recommended. My blood sugar felt constantly high, and I could feel it. So What do I do? I blind bolus using my insulin pump, hoping that I took enough to bring me down from the mid-400’s. Dry mouth and thirst set…

January 18, 2011

Insulin Pump Therapy 101

Insulin Infusion Pump
December 21, 2010

So what’s the big deal with insulin pumps? You’ve heard people raving about how great insulin pump therapy is, but you might not ho why. One of the biggest reasons is that it gives you more insulin dosing options. Traditional insulin injections occur only a few times daily, while insulin infusion pumps allow you and your doctor to set basal that change throughout the day. Some insulin pumps even offer…


How to choose the right Blood Glucose Monitor

OneTouch Ultra Mini Blood Glucose Monitor
December 20, 2010

Have you recently been diagnosed with diabetes, or know someone who has? Choosing a good blood glucose monitor (BGM) is one of the most important decisions that you will have to make. There are literally hundreds of different types of devices out there, and there is definitely one of them that is bound to fit your needs. So what are important features to consider when choosing a blood glucose monitor?…