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The Endo Edition

A few one-liners-ish from my endo appointment today....
The "from the waiting room" pic

"How many time do you check your blood sugar everyday Ms. Zuber?" - Nurse lady downloading my meter/pump
"Probably 5-7 times depending on the day" - Me
"Oh good, some diabetics just don't test enough, I think my dad is going to die of Diabetes" - Nurse lady
I usually don't like to be told that someone is going to die from the disease I have, just sayin'.

"Good cholesterol is like Pac-Man...it eats up the bad stuff" - dietitian
Nice visual.

"I don't recommend grapes for weight loss or lowering cholesterol" - dietitian
Seriously, did anyone else know that? cause I sure didn't.

"Mmmm....frozen Vitamuffins" - Me

"The last time I wore a CGM sensor it really hurt when they put it in" - Me
"Oh, they don't hurt at all" - NP
"Well the needle is bigger, and they are tougher to put in" - NP
hmmm....something doesn't quite add up here.

Generally it was a good visit. Turns out I have lost some weight, my A1c while not better, was not worse...it was exactly the same, and I have a better game plan for lowering my cholesterol while keeping in mind my Diabetes and Chris. I got my prescription fixed and I am lined up to try a trial CGM sensor linked to my pump next time.

It may suck to drive up there, and flex my time through the work week, but my health and well-being is worth it. I deserve a team, committed to my health and willing to help me when I ask the hard questions.

Ok, that's enough diabetes talk for one week now isn't it!?

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  1. Hmm interesting...well at least your A1c didn't go up! And who knew about grapes?? Totally random!

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