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The T1D Diaries

A photoblog celebrating life and diabetes

Month / March 2017

Gospel according to Pilate

They fished all night. Nothing. Countless times they set and recovered the heavy nets. Nada. Zilch. Heading to shore for a much needed rest, a voice rang out over the water:

“D’ya do orright?”

“Nah, just got here!” The standard fisherman lie reply to yet another wannabe know-it-all ashore.

“Look over there, the bait are chopping, try there, heaps of fish a bit further out to the left.”

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Back from been

I’m back.

This morning’s fasting blood glucose: 5.2 mmol/L. Fantastic!

Today’s total insulin dosage: 1 injection of 4 units Levemir. Just wonderful!

Flu and type 1 diabetes are a frightful combination. Two weeks ago I was injecting 30-40 units of insulin a day in a vain attempt to get my blood sugars below 10 mmol.

The body has it’s own inscrutable strategy for fighting an infection.

In the end one can do only two things: rest and keep the faith. Continue Reading

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