Daily Archives: September 18, 2013

Doctor’s orders

Since switching jobs a month and a half ago, I’ve spent less time on my feet and more time at my desk. The most time I spend walking is either to the office printer (which is ten steps away) or to the coffee machine (which is a longer, but more frequent, trip).

Because of the inactivity, I’ve been dealing with higher BGs for a longer periods of time. I’ve also experienced poor insulin absorption, particularly in my back and butt areas, partly because they’re always pressed against a chair and partly because of developing scar-tissue.

Combine the two, and I’ve gone from regularly setting low temporary basals to stacking corrections and higher full-time basals every day.

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