Insulin Envy

Insulin Envy

By Ginger Vieira I have insulin envy. Not every day (well, yes, every day). But some days it feels stronger than others. You insulin-producers. I envy you. I have insulin envy. I envy that moment when you get up in the morning and—instead of immediately pricking your...
What You Should Know About Flying with an Insulin Pump

What You Should Know About Flying with an Insulin Pump

A Sweet Life > Features > What You Should Know About Flying with an Insulin Pump Melissa Lee | March 04, 2014   I’ve been pumping insulin for the last 14 years, and I travel frequently.  In fact, I’m on an airplane every couple of months. I always struggle...
DiabetesMine from AmyT: Tweaking My Basals, with Protein Tips

DiabetesMine from AmyT: Tweaking My Basals, with Protein Tips

By AmyT on February 20, 2014 I’ve started working with Gary Scheiner’s Integrated Diabetes Services (diabetes education) practice again, in the hopes of rescuing what has been a pretty poor autumn/winter in Blood Sugar Land for me. (Don’t ever think that just because...
What is your definition of an advocate?

What is your definition of an advocate?

Officially, dictionaries define an advocate as a person who speaks or writes in support or defense of a person, cause, etc. But an advocate is so much more than that. To begin with, an advocate is someone who identifies with a need, an issue. They can see a problem,...

What Do Your A1c Test Results Really Mean?

Catherine Price | February 23, 2014 The hemoglobin A1c test, as we all know, is supposed to give a sense of your average blood glucose levels over the past three months. But here’s a question for you: have you ever tried to figure out what those average blood glucose...