Why would anyone willingly give up their insulin pump? I recently did and I'm reveling in my new-found freedom of multiple daily injections.
My experience at Walmart, with a stranger looking for advice about blood glucose meters, made me question all of what we are taught as people with type 1 diabetes.
The desire to move, to change, to grow, to learn is sometimes unquenchable. No matter what the experience, clarity comes with time. "If You Plant A Seed Today, It Won't Grow By Tomorrow. But If You Water And Feed It Everyday, Eventually You Will See The Flowers!" - Victoria Uzzell
The morning of January 15th was unlike any other in my life. Convulsions and a BG of 19 mg/dL, which led to a pinched nerve in my neck and continuing symptoms. This severe hypoglycemia was not a result of low carb, as some would like to blame, but of exhaustion and making one bad decision.
This is the second of 6 weekly low carb profiles of others who are following Dr. Bernstein's recommendations for diabetes management. We're asking their diabetic history, their thoughts/feelings about eating low carb, and what changes they've seen in their lives since switching how they eat. Everyone, meet Adam.
For each of the next 6 weeks, we'll feature an interview with a person with Type 1 Diabetes who follows Dr. Bernstein's plan for low carb eating and diabetes management. We're asking their diabetic history, their thoughts/feelings about eating low carb, and what changes they've seen in their lives since switching how they eat.
diaVerge has been featured in Diabetes Daily! First with my story and again yesterday with an article I wrote specifically for the Diabetes Daily audience. You will see us writing for other resources in the future, all in an effort to spread the word about the practical, every day implementation of the low carb way of eating for diabetes management, Click here to see links to the articles and let us know your experiences with low carb