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Practice makes near perfect at bedtime

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Have you ever cut back on diabetes medication because of financial problems?
Yes, I've taken less medication than prescribed at least once in the past six months.
 
Yes, I've taken less medication than prescribed, but it was over six months ago.
 
No, I've never had to scrimp on my meds.
 

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by Nicole Purcell
This past weekend was a whole lot of diabetes weird. I've finally gotten into a good rhythm with my Lantus rate - settling in with a 70-30 nighttime-morning split of the total dose. My bolus dosing seems to be pretty much on the money too. I'm avoiding huge swings... Though lows are creeping up more often, I think because summer traditionally is a lower basal rate time, owing to warmer weather, increased activity and sweat, as we get closer to the warmer days I just need less insulin in the...