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Hi! Anyone feel like helping me think?I was diagnosed with Type 1 during TrialNet, but my A1c is 4.7 and I only have high BG during the OGTT. (Or if I eat a bunch of carbs all at once outside of the laboratory, but I don't really eat that kind of…Continue
Is it a big secret that the Dexcom G4 transmitter is only guaranteed for 6 months? Mine has a dead battery after 11 months. On the Seven system I never had to replace a transmitter in 6 years. Tech support told me that the battery goes dead quicker…Continue
I know it is normal do have higher BGs when sick, but is it expected for glucometers to be less accurate when under medication or sick?I've been using the Contour Next Link glucometer and my Dexcom G4 CGM for over a year now. I always wash my hands…Continue
I don't know if I have LADA or something else diabetes. I had reactive hypoglycemia for years growing up (actually diagnosed when I was in college) and I had gestational diabetes 3 times (12 years ago, 9 years ago, and 7 years ago) and used insulin…Continue
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Last evening April 17, 2014, two officers were killed in a middle class neighborhood of Indianapolis. The two officers shared a particular life event that is common in the world. They were at one time married. I suppose the facts are really not necessary in a case like this. The police officers both veterans of the Indianapolis Police Department (IMPD) met on the…
Excitement #1: tomorrow I have an appointment to start up my CGM. Fingers crossed that it will help to give me some insight with when my afternoon lows start so I can figure out the correct basal. I live alone so night time lows can be really nerve racking and I hope it will help me to wake up before I get to looooooooooooooow.
Excitement #2: right after my cgm appointment I am driving down to Maryland with my mom and oldest niece to…
This is off topic, but good news I would like to share with friends. First, the background. In 1970 I injured my right shoulder. In 1980 I had Bristow surgery on it, where they shorten all the ligaments and do other things that restrict your motion, all with the purpose of keeping your shoulder from frequent dislocation.
That has been completely successful, but I now have osteoarthritis in that shoulder. I have been taking celebrex for years, and before that vioxx (now withdrawn from…
Newly diagnosed diabetic. Scared, confused, but determined to beat this. My mother died from this horrible disease, but I am determined not to.
A bit about me, divorced mom of one grown daughter. I have three furbabies at home, my cats, Chaos, Jack and Sparta. They are fun and can be brats too. I live in AZ. I work in the medical insurance billing industry. Here to find friendsand learn together.
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