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I have not been able to find a home test kit anywhere! I used to get one at my pharmacy (Bayer) but they no longer sell them. Tried several other pharmacies no luck. I usually pay $19.95 for the kit. Found a few online, same product for over $200?…Continue
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
Weirdly, I had an absolutely fantastic and mostly "healthy" time at a week long bread baking class in West Virginia. I know, it sounds STUPID?!?! Not really. I only had one bad day of high BGs--actually think it was a pump problem, and did not take…Continue
Hi guys! Its been a while! Im hoping some of you can offer some advice. Lately i have been having trouble with highs during races (triathlon). It doesnt seem to matter what distance it is.An example was just on the weekend, i had an olympic distance…Continue
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hi all, i was wondering how to change insulin pumps. animas pump seemed right at the time but now, 4 years later, i regret not choosing accu-chek combo. they say i can only change if i have a medical reason but i really want to change!! for practicality reasons, the accu-chek system really would work better for me. i chose animas at the time because i done alot of swimming but no longer do. its getting me down and i really regret not choosing the accu-chek system. its so much more discreet…Continue
Of all the things I have to do on a daily basis, now I have to add more things to the list; Checking my BG 8 times a day now, taking oral medications 3 times a day. Remembering to bolus before my meal, not right after. Remembering Dr. appointments etc.
On top of running a business and trying to keep sanity in my family, sometimes things get left out and keeping track is always a challenge. Fortunately I have a few tools that I like to use to keep me sane.
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…
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