All this insulin pump is new to me. I was diagnosed with T1 about two weeks ago. ( after 3 years if being a T2). I guess my body stopped producing insulin. I do have to admit that I wasn't taking…Continue
Hey everyone!!! Just wanting to share something with all of you.Well I've been a diabetic for almost two years now. (I think) When I was first diagnosed I was depressed and didn't know much about…Continue
Hey everyone!!!Wow!! I've just realized that I've been a diabetic for a whole year now. I still remember the day they diagnosed me with diabetes. To be honest I didn't know much about it. I started…Continue
"Hey Roberto, I started pumping 7 or 8 weeks ago and noticed the same problem with the insets coming off or becoming loose after showers. Some people have this problem and others don't. It depends on a persons skin. What I did was bought some…"
"Thanks for the info Janice! I actually found out what the problem was. The cannula wasn't actually in my body. The insulin was just being delivered in between the adhesive and skin. lol!! I'll keep that in mind if something like that ever…"
"You just needed to fill the cannula. Disconnect and see whether or not you can deliver any insulin through the tubing (say 3-5u). If you can, then pump is ok. If you're just starting, your basals probably need tweeting. Consult your endo."
Hey everyone. I'm actually new to all this pumping. Started last Friday and so far it's been up and downs for me. Wasn't this suppose to be easier?!? Well my main problem today is my BG. This morning I woke up to a normal reading(I suppose) 116. After taking a shower my inset fell off. I installed a new inset, but used the same tubing. I rechecked my BG after 2 hours and it came out to be 196. Something wasn't right. All thru out the day my sugar has been high. I've tried correcting it but get…See More
New insulin pump from Tandem, the T:Slim touch screen insulin pump. Please note: the exchange, sale or giveaway of items between members that require a prescription from a licensed practitioner, including insulin pumps and pump supplies, is not allowed on TuDiabetes.We encourage you to donate supplies to non-profits such as the Charles Ray III Diabetes Association and Insulin for…See More
"i ride...indoors now, but with temps in the 40's this weekend i went outside and had no problems. can't figure why exercise would make you lose signal. do you carry it in your hand or keep it in a pocket...is it getting jostled? i ski with…"
"Maybe try a case? I was just thinking that immediately after getting my G4 I got a case for it that's fabric. Maybe that's why I've never lost signal during runs, walks, biking, etc. My case is girly, but I'll post it here in…"
To cool man sounds nice getting the day off and enjoying the weather we should be getting good weather soon to yesterday it was great and today its nice not as sunny but still warm tomorrow I pray its nice as well so I can wear my dress when I go out with my friend from college we kind of lost touch since going to uni so there will be a lot to talk about.
I love summer.
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