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Self managed - uninsured type1 - receives pump - hope to start pump therapy.

Started this discussion. Last reply by A Thorn in my Flesh Aug 10. 7 Replies

Greetings,I was donated a Minimed Paradigm 715 it came with 80 quicksets (not lot 8) and many reservoirs. I hope to obtain an rx from my doc for the pump and supplies.who is not type1 diabetes…Continue

Is it safe to mix Humalog and Humulin R?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tim Feb 6, 2013. 4 Replies

I am dialing in my I:C ratio and I want a longer coverage of Insulin so.. sometimes I take Humalog and Humulin R at the same dosing time. But I have been doing two injections.'So the question I ask…Continue

What to do when (BG is high) and it is time for a Dose?

Started this discussion. Last reply by S Woodward Jan 24, 2013. 18 Replies

If I have a 300+ BG reading and it is time for a AM or PM dose.I should take the Dose (7R and 13NPH) as scheduled or because of the high glucose should I add to the regular dose an additional amount…Continue

Out of Date Insulin.... ???

Started this discussion. Last reply by A Thorn in my Flesh Jan 24, 2013. 4 Replies

I have a vial of Humalog Insulin that expired in 2006. Question is ... has anyone here used out of date insulin and what are the risks?I am guessing it would probably work ok, and at $145 per vial.I…Continue

 

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A Thorn in my Flesh replied to Trev's discussion 'Pumping vs MDI - A Case for Both'
"I have been on MDI for 25years... R and N then 2 years ago Lantus and Humalog (much better control) and since the Humalog and Lantus switch I got educated about the rules to rapid acting insulin with carb calc and such, but the biggest help to me so…"
Aug 26
A Thorn in my Flesh replied to A Thorn in my Flesh's discussion 'Self managed - uninsured type1 - receives pump - hope to start pump therapy.'
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Aug 10
A Thorn in my Flesh replied to A Thorn in my Flesh's discussion 'Self managed - uninsured type1 - receives pump - hope to start pump therapy.'
"Hi, Yes the pump came with manual on CDROM which I used to figure out that this unit must be primed before the menu is accessible. I did clear the settings, although this unit was never used. The big unknown at this time is if my doc is willing to…"
Aug 10
karen replied to A Thorn in my Flesh's discussion 'Self managed - uninsured type1 - receives pump - hope to start pump therapy.'
"Way to go!! Where I live the supplies don't come from the pharmacy, they come from the pump company, or a durable medical supply company. And yes, RX is necessary. It's great to read that you figured it out. May I ask - did you clear the…"
Aug 10
A Thorn in my Flesh replied to A Thorn in my Flesh's discussion 'Self managed - uninsured type1 - receives pump - hope to start pump therapy.'
"So...wow.. I used an old insulin R to fill reservoir, rewind and prime, then I could get the main menu and access the pumps functions which then I entered the same values that I run with "RapidCalc" software that I have been using…"
Aug 10
PedsRN replied to A Thorn in my Flesh's discussion 'Self managed - uninsured type1 - receives pump - hope to start pump therapy.'
"I would definitely utilize the Medtronic resources online to help with your pump education but like the previous poster I would try to get a least one visit with a CDE who is specifically a pump trainer.Is your MD not an Endo? Most Endo's have…"
Aug 10
karen replied to A Thorn in my Flesh's discussion 'Self managed - uninsured type1 - receives pump - hope to start pump therapy.'
"Here is the user guide for your pump: http://www.medtronicdiabetes.com/sites/default/files/library/download-library/user-guides/x15_user_guide.pdf I have been using MM pumps for a long time, and can't claim "TRUE expert" status, but…"
Aug 9
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Self managed - uninsured type1 - receives pump - hope to start pump therapy.

Greetings,I was donated a Minimed Paradigm 715 it came with 80 quicksets (not lot 8) and many reservoirs. I hope to obtain an rx from my doc for the pump and supplies.who is not type1 diabetes experienced, and never really sees me or more than 8 mintues (Max), only sees my blood work and says whatever your doing, keep doing... all looks good, my last A1C was 6.5. I am on MDI (Humalog and Lantus) got my Basal pretty dialed in and bolus landings are descent.I am wearing the pump but not infusing…See More
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"I have been on the search for a good group of medical pros who work with a diabetic who is self managed and very passionate about it."
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"Hi, thanks to all ya'll who comment about the b-day. and I have not been on in a while. I am still type1 A1C at 7.0 and blood work is good."
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May 10, 2013

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
me
The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
To help support and manage my type1
Date diagnosed
May 1, 1991
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots
Tell us more about you (optional)
type 1 Diabetic (over 20 years)
Now on Humalog and Lantus

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At 3:45pm on May 10, 2014, Linda G said…

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From morning till night
May your BIRTHDAY be bright

And nicer than ever before!
BEST WISHES!!!
(You haven't been commenting in a while...I hope everything is OK)
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At 10:16am on May 10, 2014, wendy said…
At 4:29am on May 10, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

A Thorn in my Flesh, Happy Birthday!!! Every year is a true blessing; I hope you have an amazing year and a perfect birthday.

At 4:27am on May 10, 2013, Linda G said…

Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES!!
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Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on every day!
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At 2:32am on May 10, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

A Thorn in My Flesh, Happy Birthday !! Here is hoping your day is full of joy and happiness.

At 5:54pm on January 8, 2013, Stemwinder (Gary) said…

Welcome my friend, We are glad you have joined us. Understanding and support are just a couple of things you will find here. Check out what this site offers. You will find information on many subjects and look at the many groups, they are each taylored to a certain subject ot situtations..

At 2:07pm on January 8, 2013, Jim Roach said…

Welcome to TuDiabetes!

At 1:49pm on January 8, 2013, Marie B said…

hello and welcome to the community! glad to see you are enjoying it. I also loved seeing your supplies art. we'd love to see pictures any of your artistic endeavors. let me know if you have questions about us.

At 1:13pm on January 8, 2013, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

At 5:08am on January 8, 2013, Stress said…

Welcome to a great site full of great info!!

 
 
 

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