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Problem With My Novopen Echo

Started by meee in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Holger Schmeken 18 minutes ago. 1 Reply

Hi Everyone,My bg have been a bit crazy I think in part due to trying a change in basal timing. However I noticed yesterday that no little insulin drops were coming out after my basal injection so I primed the pen to see if anything had come out and…Continue

Tags: failure, novopenecho, mdi, injections, problem

RE: coverage of CGM's

Started by artwoman in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by artwoman 12 minutes ago. 8 Replies

Now hopefully, I can attach the article, but in a nutshell it said that 75% of healthcare spending on diabetes is related to treatment for the longterm complications - something like,Oh I don't recall exactly, but something like $130 billion in…Continue

Why is no medical establishment or any pump company doing a sanity check on the data they are getting?

Started by Yerachmiel Altman in Diabetes Treatment, Cure. Last reply by karen 3 hours ago. 4 Replies

Why is no medical establishment or any pump company doing a sanity check on the data they are getting?No doctor even questions if someone is CORRECTLY calibrating a sensor, if they are using the current blood sugar reading to calculate a meal bolus,…Continue

Tags: Type, 1, Meter, Sensor, Pump

Food Peak Time?

Started by LovetoHike in Insulin Pump Users Forum. Last reply by Dave 1 hour ago. 5 Replies

Question for pumpers... I know that my Carb ratio is 8 to 1 and my insulin sensitivity is 1 to 20 but how do I know when I have a leftover IOB that my carbs have been already processed? Is there a way to know how long it will take for food to peak?…Continue

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The Sermon

Posted by lotsofshots on July 22, 2014 at 1:28pm 0 Comments

Once a Zen master just set down to pronounce a sermon, when outside a bird started to sing. The master did not say a word and everybody listened to it.
When the bird stopped singing the master simply announced that the sermon was over, and he moved away.
-The Spirit of Zen, Lo Zen, by W. Watts

True creativity and alertness only arise when emptiness has seized the mind.
I am halfway there.
My mind is empty.

Invincible

Posted by lotsofshots on July 22, 2014 at 1:17pm 1 Comment

I remember back when I thought I was invincible.

 

I was one of the people with diabetes that never would get sick. I was not going to let that happen. I ate right, ran a lot, took my BG levels all the time, and saw the doctor. What happened was that I was not one of the lucky ones. I got all the complications and then some other things too. Am I the same person that I was before, still a person, still…

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Ranting

Posted by Anna Banana on July 22, 2014 at 12:16pm 2 Comments

Hey everyone!
First off ive been tryimg to get on here when ever i get the chance however i am at band camp right now... Anywho i just need to rant. I really wish people would be more informed about diabetes. What bugs me the most is when i really need to use the restroom and nobody lets me. I rant about this because i was in sectionals with my section and i was 304 and had to use the restroom but the teacher wouldnt let me. This also happens alot at school.

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Posted by dgzee on July 22, 2014 at 8:05am 0 Comments

This is my first blog post here at Tudiabetes.com.



For the last few months, I've been fortunate to enjoy the assistance of a close friend in complying with the daily drudgery of monitoring my sugar levels. He lives in California, I in Illinois and at least a couple of times a day he BlackBerry messages and tells me to check my blood sugar or message back where I am.



Yes, I see some of you there in the back row smirking and raising your eyebrows. Lol. Perhaps not everyone… Continue

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