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Has anyone else encountered this?I have a support group participant who has been advised by her physician to test 2 times a day to see at what time and what insulin to prescribe. A PA was written (prior authorization). She took the prescription to…Continue
Hello,I am a new member and have never posted. I just usually read through the forums. I was diagnosed with type 2 about 2 years ago at 31. I am not overweight at 5'5 and 135lbs. I had gestational diabetes with both of my pregnancies. Both could not…Continue
I was diagnosed a little over a month ago and it has been the scariest month of my life. It has been a little hard getting used to taking insulin, but I'm working on it. I live alone and so I am very nervous of going low so I'm stupidly obsessed…Continue
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
Looking for a job part 3
Part 3 starts off not with a baby but with a strike or a near strike. We were well along in the process of having our baby. Everyone was anxious as we finished the second week in August; 2 weeks overdue. Then on Thursday of the second week the local police officers temporarily walked off the job and I along with the Mayor was summoned to court. (Note here.. public employee strikes in Indiana are…Continue
I was doing ok for awhile. a1c around 6.3 or so, had my pump, rockin the cgm too... then I lost my job last year. And my insurance. Then I ran out of sensors. Then I woke up to what was essentially the realization that I was in a very toxic relationship and needed to get OUT immediately. After 8 years of that, i packed up everything i could and moved out, filed for divorce. The immediate stress relief dropped my insulin needs by 20-30% instantly. I had to readjust all my basal settings, I…Continue
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Just a week or so after my post-rehab hospitalization, the doctors finally got around to wanting to remove the port in my chest wall to prevent infection. Went into a doctor's office and, after squirming around [on their part] about not wanting to remove it in the office, they finally did it. The doctor took some of that last blood for testing. Several days later, I get a call from the doctor…Continue
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