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So for those of you that reuse pen needles... What is the preferred method; capping the needle and unscrewing it off the pen? Or just putting the big cap on over the whole pen and leaving the needle attached to the pen? Or other ideas?
Hi,I've taken shots for more than 26 years and just starting using the Medtronic 530G pump about a month ago. So far I'm hating it! I'm high all the time. I'm scared to change my basal rates by myself because there seems to be so much to it, insulin…Continue
Had my Diabetic eye screening recently and the eye doc said my eyes are good i got a letter today saying there are some early changes to back of my eyes due to (background retinopathy) it says it does not need any specialist treatment and does not…Continue
Hi all, I had gestational diabetes with a previous pregnancy (daughter is almost 2) and was on insulin despite following Bernstein's diet as close as I could, averaging 50 g cho day.I have an astute GP who did some metabolic testing after pregnancy…Continue
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It's been a long time since I logged in to this site.Alot has happened.I was a motel housekeeper at a motel in Windsor for 3 years when I decided to look for a new job in a hotel instead.I got tired of the cold in the winter and working outside…Continue
Now is this spooky, a coincidence, huge bad luck or actually interesting from a medical perspective? I was diagnosed in December last year with type 1, sudden onset, at the grand old age of 48 and told that a virus probably triggered an inherited…Continue
In the US, we are in the "Walking Season" when JDRF asks us to walk to raise money for a cure. So I'd like to do my part, by reminding you all of how important JDRF is to the human trials of potential cures for type-1 diabetes, which I…Continue
I try to make my sensors last for 10 days. Sometimes the sensor adhesive rolls up after I wear certain clothes. Im always in the gym too, so its even harder to get the sensor to last that long. I try adhesive tape, but after a shower the adhesive…Continue
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