What an infected pump site looks like

I put in a new Omnipod on Friday. By Saturday, it was hurting pretty bad. This is not uncommon for me; depending on how badly it hurts and how much insulin is left in the pump, I usually "stick it out" because it's a huge waste of insulin to toss pods before they're depleted. By … Continue reading What an infected pump site looks like

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What. Just. Happened: The (world’s greatest) Endocrinologist (Part 6)

Part 6. For Part 5, click here.  For Part 4, click here. For Part 3, click here.  For Part 2, click here.  For Part 1, click here.  I have the world’s greatest endocrinologist. She is the world’s greatest endocrinologist for a million reasons; many of which you will hear about as I continue with this … Continue reading What. Just. Happened: The (world’s greatest) Endocrinologist (Part 6)

What. Just. Happened: Out and In (Part 5)

Part 5. For Part 4, click here. For Part 3, click here. For Part 2, click here.  For Part 1, click here.  All told, I spent two nights in the ICU, and three days in the hospital. This comprised: Dozens of visits by social workers, nutritionists, endocrinologists, diabetes educators, doctors, residents and nurses 4 diabetes … Continue reading What. Just. Happened: Out and In (Part 5)