Brett Ryan Stewart is a gifted young, up and coming American musician who writes and plays some good music described as “indie/pop peppered with a southern influence”. You can listen to his stuff over on his MySpace page here.
As well as being irritatingly talented, Brett is also lucky enough to have Type One diabetes and, for some bizarre reason, took the time to be asked questions about being a diabetic rock star by the soaraway Shoot Up mob.
Geek us out – tell us about your preferred basal / bolus, pump / MDI insulin regime and how you manage your diabetes
I just switched from MiniMed to OmniPod. I have only great things to say about MiniMed, but I have got to say, the tubeless OmniPod system is unbeatable. ESPECIALLY on stage. There’s enough wires on stage already. Was nice to get rid of one of ’em!
Usual basal rate is 1.20/hr. I have a few settings for different infusion sites. For instance, my legs and arm don’t absorb as well, so I’ll crank ‘er up to 1.40/hr when I use those spots. At the gym, I’ve got a temp basal saved for -50% for 1.5 hours.
I eat whatever I want, and ;