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Hi all!I can not get it right. Last month I've started to binge after dinner. And I can not stop. Everyday I say no more tomorrow and just continue the next day.I eat around 30-40 carbs a day, 3 meals a day, never hungry betweeb meals until after…Continue
Insulin is expensive and with Medicare cutting back on their benefits, I am concerned that I use my insulin supply efficiently as possible. One problem I have is how to get the last 20-30 units from the insulin vial into the reservoir and then to…Continue
Hi all!I went on a 10wk trip abroad and my TDD went from 20-30 units/day to 0, to 10. I had a home routine of eating <20g carbs per meal and ~10hrs seated, 2hrs weights/cardio, 4hrs light activity/day to ~30-50g carbs per meal, 4hrs seated, 12hrs…Continue
After 38 years of MDI and at least one year of contemplation I finally took the plunge and began CSII with an Omnipod insulin pump today. I met my CDE and pump trainer last Thursday. They set up the pdm very conservatively and watched as I filled the first pod with saline solution and applied it to my arm. I spent 3 frustrating days feeding carb counts and dexcom readings in to the pdm as it dispensed "insulin". I was supposed to continue this charade for another 3 days but emailed my CDE…Continue
Sometimes I think I wonder to much sometimes I wonder if I think to much . I believe that I was placed in this universe for some specific reason, not to just live then die. there has to be something more, some reason why I am who I am. I have these visions or feelings of discovering or obtaining or achieving some sort of goal its something so great so amazing so wonderful so tremendous that it cant even be explained or described or imagined and it doesn't have to be. I have yet to expose or…Continue
Thought that I would take a few minutes before I have to go sit down in a quiet place and start taking my medicines for my own health issues to let you know what is going on with my husband. He went to the hospital to have an MRI done on his stomach area; and they upset him so bad that by time we got back to home; his blood sugar was high; 375. They wanted him to drive back the 35 miles we just came from to have some more images done; and when we called the VA and talked to them; they said…Continue
Well i was at my nephews collage graduation, and while they were singing it i had a guy one row in front of me checking his emails. when done i said to him he was being disrespectful. Needles to say he was not happy and said whats the big deal. Then a gentlemen in the front row set aside for handicap and he was a wounded solder. He said he lost is leg defending this country and that he should be more respectful. he than apologized.
Now for the second i speak a lot about my son Dominic…Continue
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