The Valley of the Hypos…

By | 22 June, 2009

…thankfully didn’t get a visit from me. A quick update following last Wednesday’s post. The brief version is that insulin pumps and CGMS are wonderful things and at this moment I won’t hear a word against them. Now for the slightly longer version.

On Wednesday evening I stopped taking the evil drugs that were making me need insulin by the bucket. Then I prepared my ropes for a challenging abseil down from the dizzy glucose heights I’ve been frequenting for the past week.

I’d feared a catastrophic plummet down into the Valley of the Hypos where zombies walk freely and glucogel slime oozes down the streets. Where you’re ;

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About Alison

Diagnosed with Type One in 1983 at the age of four, Alison's been at this for a while now. She uses Humalog in a combined insulin pump and continuous glucose monitoring system and any blood glucose meter as long as it takes five seconds or less.

4 thoughts on “The Valley of the Hypos…

  1. Tim

    Nice one Alison – glad you survived the mortar barrage of hypos in your foxhole of carbs. Are we stretching this analogy too far now?

  2. Alison

    Thanks Cal, but I don’t think it’s anything more than most people would do, it just sounds a lot when you write it all down.


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