At the beginning of the school year, our diabetes nurse suggested that we try out the Verio IQ meter. She thought it was really "neat" and very teen friendly. I watched and watched to see if it was going to be given away free with test strips. I know how many strips we use in a month so I was … [Read more...] about Verio IQ..our opinion
My first question to my son each morning when he reaches the breakfast table is "What was your reading this morning?" There are a number of reasons for this greeting. First is the fact that he has been known to get up, eat his breakfast and forget to test. Another reason is that he also will … [Read more...] about Another Step Towards Growing up
My son is supposed to be in swimming lessons through school. Week one he hadn't registered properly and he wanted to study for a math exam so he didn't swim. Week two he was high and he claimed that I told him that when he was that high it was dangerous for him to swim so he sat on the sidelines … [Read more...] about Mom, You realized that I saved my own life!
"MOM!!!!! Something is wrong! My pump fell out last night. I feel really weird." "You are probably just high. Check your blood sugar and get a new site. I will be there in a second." My son tested his blood glucose level and yelled at me again, "Mom this is really, REALLY weird!! My site fell … [Read more...] about The day his diabetes was cured!
My son began to pile the items he needed to change his infusion set onto the table. I was impressed. He was a day late for his site change but finally, without a lot of nagging from his mother, he was going to change his site! "Don't forget to bolus for that soup first before you do your site … [Read more...] about Think of it like my birthday…
Its that time of the year again. The time when the tax man comes to call and we scurry to find any way to hang onto our hard earned dollars that we can. This is also the time of year when I find myself inundated with many questions regarding the Disability Tax Credit (DTC). I am not an … [Read more...] about Disability Tax Credit 101