Battle with Diabetes
Highlights: Gastric bypass surgery – last resort or best hope? Also, a soldier’s battle with diabetes in Iraq; and a restaurant where the menu is 100% diabetes-friendly.
Special Guests: Sgt. First Class Mark Thompson; Dr. David Lourie
dLifeTV Web Extras:
Zucchini Soup with Pasta Apricot Oat Treats Broccoli, Tortellini, and Asparagus Salad Haricots Verts with Shallots and Pancetta Mixed-Fruit Salad Oven Hash Browns With Fennel Apricot Cooler Fruity Ham Slices Tuna with Pineapple Chutney (Gluten Free) Triple Fruit Yogurt Smoothie
Last Saturday, I’d been struggling with an entire week above 200 that just didn’t seem to want to budge. So I decided that I couldn’t risk the Omnipod anymore and I had to pull it from my management routine, at least until things settled down. I started twice-daily Lantus injections on Saturday night and have been working out the kinks of being back on MDIs since then. The first three days of switching to MDIs were rough. Watching the Lantus take effect slowly was like waiting for...