November 28, 2016

From a study published in Diabetes Care: Optimized Mealtime Insulin Dosing for Fat and Protein in Type 1 Diabetes: Application of a Model-Based Approach to Derive Insulin Doses for Open-Loop Diabetes Management

From the abstract:

CONCLUSIONS This study demonstrates that insulin dose calculations need to consider meal composition in addition to carbohydrate content and provides t...

The plot unfolds with a visit by the tormented ghost of Jacob Marley, Ebenezer Scrooge’s former business partner. Marley’s condemned soul must wander for eternity dragging a long and incredibly heavy metal chain of his own personal misdeeds and beliefs.

Marley howls to the miserly Scrooge “I wear the chain I forged in life! I made it link by link and yard by yard! I [made] it o...

Sugar Surfing requires creativity and some safe experimentation. Outdated static methods and directives only act to rob us of exploring the "what if's" of our self management which are needed to unlock the unique aspects of our diabetes. In this example, a 10 gram serving of yogurt was eaten while the trending blood sugar was around 70 mg/dl (3.9 mmol/L). A decision was made t...

Almost everyone has an unread book or two in their home. For many, they continue to purchase new books at a pace that far exceeds their time available to read them. For some, this buying compunction comes out of a sense of guilt with their conscience whispering, "You know you really should read more".

The problem is that simply buying a book is not the same as reading it. And j...

November 2, 2016

I ran across a forum post a couple of years ago and was so influenced by it that it informed much of my contribution to Sugar Surfing. After you read this you'll probably nod your head like I did and say of course that's how it works.

My challenge to readers of the Sugar Surfing blog is to comment with your comparisons to the gentleman's description of how music is learned but...

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