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Controlled vs. Uncontrolled

Started by Sarah in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by artwoman 2 minutes ago. 26 Replies

So, looking at my on-line medical chart, my last endo appointment she put: Type I (juvenile type) diabetes mellitus with neurological manifestations, uncontrolled (250.63).What determines controlled vs. uncontrolled. I've always been 'controlled' so…Continue

Non-compliant teenage boy!

Started by Angie Sawyer in Children with Diabetes Forum. Last reply by changint1d 6 minutes ago. 5 Replies

Hi there. I am fairly new to your site. I have a 14 year old son who has been T1D for 5 years. His most recent AIC was 10.7 and he went on the 530G with Enlite CGM in January. I thought switching to the pump and CGM would get him "interested" again…Continue

neuropathy----what helps? heals?

Started by funomance in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Dave 9 minutes ago. 7 Replies

Hello Does anyone have any experience or know of anyone who does with what helps heal neuropathy?I have had 4 or 5 months with high numbers and now am feeling numbness in the bottom of my toes and even a little in my fingertips.I have been told by a…Continue

? about insulin use and insulin resistance

Started by slystr in Type 2 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by Dave 20 minutes ago. 10 Replies

I have a question about my insulin use.I got Using Insulin and Think like a pancreas and after following the formulas in them I have been cautiously trying to set my Basal dose. I am up to 23U Levemir at bedtime. I am trying to get my fasting…Continue

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Denial: A Diabetic Issue

Posted by rick phillips on April 24, 2014 at 7:00am 1 Comment

Denial: A Diabetic Issue



Have you noticed the number of posts, questions, comments, or observations that start with the words “I was in denial”? I lived a good deal of my life in diabetic denial so I understand the reasons we do it, well at least my reasons. But what I don’t understand is why denial isn’t one of the first and most basic issues the health care industry…

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Weight Shift

Posted by Stress on April 24, 2014 at 5:56am 0 Comments

I had my quarterly Endo visit this week and overall everything went very well (latest A1C = 6.2). I had written down a couple of questions for her and one was concerning my weight gain over the past few months and why my pants don't button so easy anymore. She proceeded to tell me that my weight has not changed at all in the past 4 years! She said that my weight has "shifted"! I hate when that happens. So I guess it's back to planking and situps to un-shift it!

Sigh

Posted by l8dybug65 on April 23, 2014 at 8:53pm 2 Comments

I guess I relied on my doctor and wasn't proactive enough. I thought when I had my fasting tests done, they would call me if something was wrong, they never called so I thought everything was OK.
Well, this is my punishment for trying to get healthy I guess. I am eating better, exercising and lost 43 lbs so far. I was told I have gallstones because I lost weight. What a vicious cycle. I was trying to get better not worse. But I made it worse somehow.

14 years ago I witnessed....

Posted by DannyLee on April 23, 2014 at 9:00am 12 Comments

Good morning People Living With Diabetes!... or is it, Good morning People that are Diabetic? I witnessed an elderly woman cyber punch a young man on a Diabetes message board about 14 years ago about the correct terminology (right hand in the air). No joke.

Thought I'd update everyone here at TU that knows me from a few years ago... IM ALIVE! yippee! Nothing worse than a member just dropping off the face of the earth. I am still on top of my Diabetes game (Rocky music plays), never…

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    #OpposeAB1893: California Bill that Burdens People with Diabetes on Insulin

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