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I am a 43 diabetic type 2 with diabetic neuropathy 5-10 and I weigh 125# with 6-1/2 years of being a diabetic.I have the classic symptoms in the feet, hands, face tingling, pressure behind the eyes, nose or sinuses running from constricted blood…Continue
I travel more and more for work (some months 2-3 times). For years I have taken my Animas pump off, put it in my computer bag and put it through that way. After three years I had the pump replaced because the display was getting faint. The new pump…Continue
I surely hope the ACA helps a lot of people -- and helps them a lot.It looks like it will result in me having to give up the insulin pump, and CGM. Two devices that have changed my T2 life, and made me normal w.r.t. blood sugars.I expect to have…Continue
Hey. I am a recently dx'd t2 person on metformin. My last A1C was 10.8%. I'm going into my PCP a week from today to talk about my health, and I was interested in getting some feedback to take with me.It has been almost a month since diagnosis, I've…Continue
Kennedy has a skin infection from a pod and we changed her out this morning,
bizzarely while filling the pod with 200 u, some insulin came out the fill port, in a little pool. So I said to myself crap, I really need this 200 units in here cause of puberty and she uses every bit of it,
i tried to put a guesstimate more in there from how much was in the pool,
it calibrated fine, and when she inserted she felt it go in, but then we saw a big pool of insulin in and around…Continue
December 7th, 2013
Type 1 40+ yrs
Thank all of you in the tudiabetes community. I have found the comments, advice, suggestions not only helpful in allaying my fears but also increasing my personal awareness and instilling a wider care for ALL of us and others w/ chronic diseases.
I'm new to TuDiabetes so here is my story for anyone interested:
I have a younger brother who was diagnosed with T1D at 12 years old, like many others, my family unfortunately was unaware of the symptoms until his bg was very high. The diagnosis had a profound effect on his eating habits and attitudes toward food, as it often does. Five years later, when I was 20 years old, I found myself experiencing the same symptoms I had seen in my brother. I promptly diagnosed myself,…
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