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    Big Brother Watching MY Prescription

    Started by beechbeard in General Diabetes Topics and Pre-Diabetes. Last reply by Terry 58 minutes ago. 8 Replies

    I went to my quarterly endo visit yesterday. When George came into the room he said "Big brother is watching." I did not know what he was talking about until he showed me a form and inquiry from the Feds listing all of my prescriptions and where I…Continue

    Tags: prescriptions, medications, T1, government

    Starting the process for a pump

    Started by Vinnie in Insulin Pump Users Forum. Last reply by acidrock23 1 hour ago. 3 Replies

    Okay my Endo recommended starting pump therapy at the last visit and i thought long and hard for 2 months about if I was going to tansition or stay on MDI. I have decided to go with the pump. Then comes the next step evaluating and choosing a pump.…Continue

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    Can't help myself ! Need your help

    Started by Chadha in Type 1 Diabetes Forum. Last reply by 2hobbit1 1 hour ago. 12 Replies

    I'm a T1 and an insulin pump user. I thought i would be able to adjust basal settings on my own but the erratic readings made me perplexed. In the following paragraph there is the schedule of basal settings and bg readings during the test. I…Continue

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    Started by dino in Community Games, Other Topics. Last reply by Pastelpainter 2 hours ago. 23551 Replies

    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

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    problems with injecting :(

    Posted by hollipop133 on April 24, 2014 at 2:00pm 0 Comments

    Recently every time I do my injection in my leg, I get a red bump that gets itchy ! Was just wondering if anyone else has experienced this and how to stop it from happening?!?!? :(

    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.

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