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Practice makes near perfect at bedtime

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What do you do to raise awareness during American Diabetes Month?
Try to get my patients motivated by the event.
 
Participate in community screening programs.
 
Educate outside the office by speaking to community groups.
 
Take part in diabetes fundraisers.
 
Two or more of the above.
 
Nothing special.
 
Other.
 

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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...