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Practice makes near perfect at bedtime

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What prevents you from taking your medicines as prescribed?
I forget to take my medicines at the correct time.
 
I have too many medicines to take. I can't keep track of them all!
 
I don't understand the correct way to take my medicines/my doctor never explained.
 
I can't afford my medicine.
 
I stopped taking my medicine because of side effects.
 
I stopped taking my medicine because I felt it wasn't working.
 
I stopped taking my medicine because I felt I no longer needed 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...