Tag: high blood glucose

  • Blood Glucose Test: Too Little Blood

    Blood Glucose Test: Too Little Blood

    I have to do daily fingerstick blood glucose tests because my insulin pump requires it for calibration. Fingerprick tests are perhaps one of the most common aspects of managing Type 1 Diabetes and also other types of Diabetes like LADA. Even if you don’t use insulin to treat your diabetes, you may do a morning…

  • Don’t Rage Bolus

    Don’t Rage Bolus

    “Rage Bolus” is defined in the T1D Slang Dictionary (JDRF) as “a large bolus/series of mild boluses administered to correct high blood sugar, an action that can sometimes lead to low blood sugar. Always rage bolus responsibly!” Kerry at Six Until Me defines it as an “aggressive correction dose” and says that it “Often results…