Month: January 2023

Lights out

Sometimes your need for basal insulin, the long-acting variant that counteracts the liver’s constant release of glucose into your blood, changes. It can happen because you’re more active, or, as is often the case with diabetes, it happens just because. I take Tresiba, which is ultra-long-acting, so any changes you make take several days to…
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Back in the good old days

The year ended on a rough note. After working what was possibly the worst shift of my life in the Irish pub, someone knocked over a drink which left my blood glucose meter swimming in vodka tonic. No surprise that it broke. A couple of error E-11 messages followed before it went into zero response…
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