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Surgery - can you keep your pump on?

I am scheduled to have a relatively minor surgical procedure. It should take around 30 to 45 mins but will involve a general anaesthetic. T…

Started by jjm335

6 on Friday
Reply by Marie B

I'm Having Surgery in the Morning

Just in time for the new year...I'm having surgery tomorrow morning. Officially it's called a Fifth Metatarsal Head Osteotomy. I've been fi…

Started by brboyer

23 Jan 12
Reply by Leah

No Endo; Really Bad Medical Advice

I am a T1 on a pump and have no endo right now because she left practice due to disagreement with hospital admin. Just my luck I now need t…

Started by Unknown Diabetic

47 Oct 17, 2014
Reply by Clare

Has anyone heard of double. vision after Lucentis shots.

Still have double vision 4 days post op. I was told it was from the dilation drops. My eyes are not dilated for days now I had a lucentis s…

Started by Vikki

21 Sep 5, 2014
Reply by Vikki

General anesthesia recovery tougher for diabetics?

Had some pretty significant surgery yesterday. A stapedotomy in my right ear. I was all but completely deaf in that ear, progressing over t…

Started by Dave

10 Aug 23, 2014
Reply by Pastelpainter

Desperately seeking POSITIVE knee replacement diabetics

I know it's silly, but I've been nursing two bone on bone knees for 15 years, After this winter in South Dakota, and the ice and snow, I've…

Started by sdkate

5 Jul 5, 2014
Reply by Eucritta

Diabetes Care in the Hospital: It Ain’t Pretty (Diabetes Mine blog post)

Diabetes Care in the Hospital: It Ain’t Pretty By MikeH of Diabetes Mine Two ER visits within two days, thanks to a severe low blood sugar…

Started by Emily Coles

36 Jul 4, 2014
Reply by Diabetic Dad

Any Type 1's here that have had gastric sleeve surgery?

I was diagnosed with Type 1 at age 21 in 1994. I was a healthy weight then. I am now 40, and through years of higher and higher insulin req…

Started by RhondaB

16 May 23, 2014
Reply by Anna

Quick fall on the ice Monday; BROKEN ANKLE...Advice Please...

First (and /final) Facts: Ohio winters can begin early, and persist in length, variability and severity. Though it was 56 today, four days…

Started by Brunetta

112 Apr 26, 2014
Reply by DianaS

Heart Surgery and Low Blood-Sugar

several months ago I had triple bypass surgery and have noticed since then that I can no longer "feel" when my blood sugar is getting too l…

Started by Tamra

5 Apr 23, 2014
Reply by Tamra

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