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Practice makes near perfect at bedtime

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Has diabetes been a hindrance in your life?
Yes, I've opted out of some things because of it.
 
It's caused challenges. I've won some and lost some.
 
It's not diabetes but fear of the unknown that stops me.
 
Not really. Diabetes is easy - complications are hard.
 
Never! I won't let it.
 

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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...