When pumps fail: 24 hours on MDI in Vegas

I killed my insulin pump last Thursday.

What happened?

Not on purpose, mind you- I was in Las Vegas for the 2017 USBC Open bowling tournament (that’s tenpins if you’re overseas). It was hot – 100℉ (38℃). I was hanging out by the hotel pool with some friends drinking piña coladas, and decided to sit in the pool for a bit to cool off, and I guess I stayed in just a hair too long. Continue Reading →