shrek's Discussions (28)

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"I quit about a year ago. The patches did zilch for me, but I found the lozenges help…"

shrek replied Jan 19, 2011 to Type 2 - Smoking & drinking red wine

30 Feb 2, 2011
Reply by Bitter-Sweet

"I have noticed them sticking on the first injection of a new pen.  I just anticipate…"

shrek replied Jan 3, 2011 to Trouble with Kwikpen Pushers - Sticking, Inaccurate Dosing

10 Jan 13, 2011
Reply by MissKitka

"My first insulin injection was by a nurse. But, after many years of working in EMS a…"

shrek replied Nov 19, 2010 to Do you remember your first injection?

22 Nov 19, 2010
Reply by Doris D

"I do not prime my pen. I normally have the needle parallel or down to prevent bubble…"

shrek replied Nov 9, 2010 to Do you prime?

12 Nov 11, 2010
Reply by Anita

"Take a look at this link. It will give you information on each state's requirements."

shrek replied Nov 5, 2010 to new drvers license rules regarding low blood sugar reactions

22 Nov 5, 2010
Reply by TS

"The latest dLife newsletter had a recommendation for making caramel apples, instead…"

shrek replied Oct 13, 2010 to Eat This! Not That! Halloween's Worst Candy, and Halloween Survival Tips

34 Oct 14, 2010
Reply by The Diabetic Welfare Queen

"I have 8mm and 5mm pen needles. The shorter needles definitely have a psychological…"

shrek replied Oct 13, 2010 to Short needles or long needles?

20 Dec 26, 2010
Reply by Suftroml

"That was my feeling."

shrek replied Oct 9, 2010 to I guess it was for a good cause, but the irony was not so sweet....

9 Oct 9, 2010
Reply by Emmy

"It just seems to me that it sends the wrong message...that we endorse those foods fo…"

shrek replied Oct 9, 2010 to I guess it was for a good cause, but the irony was not so sweet....

9 Oct 9, 2010
Reply by Emmy

"I guess it's a case of people stopping to think, but forgetting to start again."

shrek replied Oct 9, 2010 to I guess it was for a good cause, but the irony was not so sweet....

9 Oct 9, 2010
Reply by Emmy




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