Charvena's Discussions (15)

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"1. 35 years old 2. 2-3 weeks 3. Never had a "honeymoon", but spent the first couple…"

Charvena replied Jul 27, 2011 to A little experiment ...

104 Sep 13, 2011
Reply by John

"I resisted going on the pump for years. The expense scared me, plus I hated to be "h…"

Charvena replied Jan 12, 2011 to My "P" day

46 Feb 13, 2011
Reply by Sarah

"I'm on the pump, basal is right at 28 units/day. I bolus with 1 unit for every 5 gra…"

Charvena replied Jan 12, 2011 to How much insulin do you take?

40 Jan 15, 2011
Reply by MissKitka

"I'm a T1 on the pump. Morning I'm always in the 70's or 80's. Once or twice a month…"

Charvena replied Nov 16, 2010 to What is your BG when you awake and before meals

28 Nov 17, 2010
Reply by Diabetic Dee

"I'm a T1 on the pump and CGM and my A1C is 5.7/5.8. I try to run between 70-90 most…"

Charvena replied Nov 6, 2010 to What was your last A1c reading?

111 Feb 4
Reply by 2hobbit1

"Steroids cause fluid retention and this can continue for a while after the steroids…"

Charvena replied Nov 6, 2010 to Time for the feet and ankle puffies to go

14 Nov 20, 2010
Reply by Emily

"Same thing happened to me. Initial diagnosis as a type 2 in my mid-30s. I definitely…"

Charvena replied Nov 6, 2010 to Retyped

52 Jun 14, 2012
Reply by Type2Tommy

"As many as it takes. I also take a bolus everytime something goes in my mouth. Somet…"

Charvena replied Nov 5, 2010 to Another pump question!!

5 Nov 5, 2010
Reply by Unicornzzz

"Before I started pumping, I was on Lantus for several years. Prior to that I was on…"

Charvena replied Nov 2, 2010 to Lantus Dosing Wisdom

21 Nov 8, 2010
Reply by latvianchick

"Another good alternative to the hypafix is CoverRoll Stretch. I like it better than…"

Charvena replied Oct 9, 2010 to Minimed CGM and rashes

7 Oct 19, 2010
Reply by dep




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