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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 try clipping it onto the top of my skirt and putting my skirt over it but then i either get a random weird awkward block sticking out or it makes my stomach look larger and sometime it somehow makes me look pregnant (which isn't good for a 16 year…Continue
I very recently found out that I'm pregnant with my third child. My first two were at least more planned and my A1C before hand a bit better, Aug 1st I was 8.2 I'll be rechecked this Thursday. I didn't face any real complications with my first two…Continue
We have slacked off on our septic technique I believe, because kennedy has a skin infection over her bottom, small amount of pus and cellulitis. I believe that she cleaned with alcohol well, but not wide enough radius as we should have and then…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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