Army Ten Miler results

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Sunday, I ran my longest race ever, the Army Ten Miler in Washington, DC.   I actually think I temporarily took over someone else’s body because my blood sugars did AMAZING the entire run.  Yes, you heard that correctly-for TEN miles my blood sugars did AMAZING.  I am still in shock. While 10 miles would […]



October’s DSMA Blog Carnival

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The topic for October’s DSMA Blog Carnival is… One of the hot issues in the DOC these days is test strip accuracy.  It’s exciting to see outside agencies beginning to take note.  With that in mind, let’s revisit our September 4th chat “Test Strip Accuracy” and talk about . . . What would your comment […]



What a difference a year makes in CGM graphs

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(Click graphs to zoom in). These are two CGM graphs from CareLink (Minimed). The first graph is from 2012, the second graph is from 2013 (last two weeks of September).  As you can see, in 2012 I rarely was “in range”.  In 2013, majority of my numbers were in range.  It’s crazy to see how […]


First Diabetic Meet-up

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Yesterday, I had my first “meet-up” with fellow Type 1 diabetics in the Richmond area.  As I said on Friday, a girl (Emily) from Insulindependence contacted me and another girl in the Richmond area to get together.  She has just moved to Virginia from the NY area where she was pretty involved with their chapter. […]