PattiM's Discussions (9)

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"Check your blood sugars every two to three hours and if you're going low, make sure…"

PattiM replied Jan 3, 2011 to Sick Day What to do?

3 Jan 3, 2011
Reply by Gerri

"There are natural disinfectants too, if you don't want to use alcohol. Salt and lemo…"

PattiM replied Jan 2, 2011 to Who uses alcohol swabs?

75 Jan 2, 2011
Reply by Trudy

"I haven't flown with my pump yet, but I could care less about the security procedure…"

PattiM replied Jan 2, 2011 to New TSA screening procedures and diabetes: your thoughts

285 May 24, 2011
Reply by Jawaid

"We don't need prescriptions for insulin in Canada, or for syringes, insulin pump sup…"

PattiM replied Apr 9, 2010 to Why do we need prescriptions?

36 Apr 13, 2010
Reply by AngelaC

"I was rotating all over my abdomen, sides and tops of my buttocks since I went on th…"

PattiM replied Mar 27, 2010 to Pump Sites?

20 Mar 29, 2010
Reply by Bea

"I was diagnosed when I was 16 (I'm 52 now, no side effects) insulin-dependent right…"

PattiM replied Mar 6, 2010 to Raw Food

67 Aug 23, 2011
Reply by Type1Gal

"As someone else stated, you can't live without insulin. Period. It doesn't matter wh…"

PattiM replied Mar 5, 2010 to Raw Food

67 Aug 23, 2011
Reply by Type1Gal

"A day is 24 hours. So if you put the infusion set in on Tuesday afternoon, day 1 end…"

PattiM replied Mar 4, 2010 to Chaning the infusion site every 3 days

18 Mar 4, 2010
Reply by PattiM

"Almost 36 years. I got the pump last August and reached 36 years in September. Whet…"

PattiM replied Nov 18, 2009 to How long were you T1D before you got the pump?

53 Mar 19, 2010
Reply by Brunetta




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