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Very simple, just post ONE WORD that is somehow associated with the previous word. Easy right?(Diabetes related words welcome but not necessary!!)OK...first word: sugarContinue
Hi AllI will be moving back to the uk in three weeks after being in NZ, I have an animas vibe pump but they don't fund the CGM here, just wondering if the nhs fund this.ThanksContinue
I am wondering if anyone else does this. I am thinking of prefilling an Insulin Reservoir one by one so I always have one in the fridge that is ready to go. I am wondering, is this a good idea or a bad idea to do so?Continue
I just want to clarify something with A1c as a representation of good control. I know spikes can skew a good A1C reading, SO:If I have 90% of my diabetic life had A1C's of 6.2-7.5, but never had a significant problem with LOWS, then it is unlikely…Continue
i have heard that a person can take insulin according to his weight for better control, is it true. because i have tried a lot but slowly slowly i m reaching the figure of 80 units a day as my weight is 80kg . please advise
Anxiety and depression are two sides of the same coin. I have a genetic predisposition towards anxiety disorder, and I thought getting my first degree in psychology would help, and it has to a point, but an academic understanding and living with generalized anxiety are two different things.
Depression manifests in my life through feelings of confusion, sadness, and feelings of isolation. They are serious, not to be messed about with, the depths of despair. I have had these issues…Continue
Sometimes it disturbs me when I see members who feel they have failed. It disturbs me because there is no failure in diabetes; failure only comes when we give up. As long as we strive to do what is necessary we have not failed.
Some Type 2s feel that to go on insulin will be a failure, but it’s not a failure it’s an escalation of the battle. I am a long term Type 2 who is fully insulin dependent, in the minds of some I am a failure because I have to take insulin, I beg to differ. I was…
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