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"I have been in the ER and hospital many ,many times and unfortunately most of the st…"

JohnG replied on Monday to Does the medical team at your local ER know how to care for Type 1 patients?

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Reply by Marypat

"I agree you can change your basal anytime and see what happens, but loading up on fa…"

JohnG replied Apr 1 to Fine Tuning the Pump - slight lows

12 Apr 3
Reply by mcfc1987

"You must fast, no food if you are going to check basal rates, just eliminating carbs…"

JohnG replied Mar 31 to Fine Tuning the Pump - slight lows

12 Apr 3
Reply by mcfc1987

"I split my basal insulin dose because it peaked about 5 hours after injecting, and w…"

JohnG replied Mar 28 to splitting long acting dose

21 Mar 29
Reply by swisschocolate

"If you have worry's about the final arrangements then take care of them now, this wi…"

JohnG replied Mar 28 to Durable Power of Attorney

8 Mar 28
Reply by Judith in Portland

"The Medtronic pump has a paper filter on each reservoir connector (end of tubing) so…"

JohnG replied Mar 27 to Air Travel and Pumping Insulin

5 Mar 31
Reply by glutenfreegirl617

"Interesting comment.... I have always tried to reduce the impact my insulin dependan…"

JohnG replied Mar 26 to spouse/family minimizing T2

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Reply by nc929

"+1 on the Smart insulin.... Faster acting insulin will just increase hypos without s…"

JohnG replied Mar 26 to Insulin nirvana

16 Mar 28
Reply by Dave

"My brother and I are both diabetics, both insulin users, but he is a typical T2 and…"

JohnG replied Mar 14 to what does 'real bad' mean?!

45 Mar 15
Reply by Terry

"You can do Jenny Craig...My wife and I did Jenny Craig and they refused to sell me m…"

JohnG replied Mar 13 to Weight-loss On Pump

36 Mar 13
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