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has anyone been using the same insulin dosage since the begging of T1DM

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sarah Mar 5, 2013. 11 Replies

Hello,I have been type 1 for 7 years and my insulin dosage has been the same as always.21 units of lantus 2-8 units a mealI though this was a progressive disease and with time i would have been…Continue

 

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Stuart commented on Alessio Alex's blog post 'Do you ever feel like you just want to disappear?'
"How so? And where does that number come from? You lost 6 in ten friends BECAUSE of....? Your work production has been reduced this much because of what??? Flesh this out for us with some better details... in any arena(s). We can be more helpful from…"
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rick the "Blogabetic" commented on Alessio Alex's blog post 'Do you ever feel like you just want to disappear?'
"I am sorry you are feeling this way. It is not uncommon for folks who want to be on top of their D. One thing I do when I am feeling this way is to care less about D. I know that sounds awful and not good advice, but really, if D is the number 1…"
Dec 6
Karen commented on Alessio Alex's blog post 'Do you ever feel like you just want to disappear?'
"I have found with tighter control, my body rebels and cannot function well unless at a normal blood sugar range. After 48 years of having this disease I don't know if it is the disease or just getting older. I do know that I have never been…"
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"thanks for the help."
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Wonder commented on Alessio Alex's blog post 'Do you ever feel like you just want to disappear?'
"I agree it can be tiring. My 15 year old got diagnosed at 8. But to consider that you are not efficient 'enough' and attributing it to diabetes is something I do not agree with. There are numerous number of achievers with Type -1 Diabetes.…"
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Do you ever feel like you just want to disappear?

So i am 31yr old. Type diabetic 1 diabetic since 23yr old. my body is extremely fit and very muscular 10% body fat. height 6.1 and very very handsome (everyone tells me this i know is true) with green eyes. A bachelor and a master in engineering. Some good friends around the world. Here is my problem in my all life:: I train hard, lift weight, box, i check my blood sugar on regular basis. i run once in awhile. i have strict diet with low carbs and more healthy food. i take multivitamin and any…See More
Dec 4
Buckley83 commented on Alessio Alex's blog post 'Where can I buy online injection port ? Thanks !'
"Ah okay, didn't think of it from that perspective. Thanks."
Sep 25
Clare commented on Alessio Alex's blog post 'Where can I buy online injection port ? Thanks !'
"I know one mom of a CWD whose daughter has extreme needle phobia but does not want a pump. This allows them to give her multiple daily injections without having to stick her 5-7 times a day. I personally would rather just push a button every once in…"
Sep 25
Buckley83 commented on Alessio Alex's blog post 'Where can I buy online injection port ? Thanks !'
"Hi, just had at look at these. Just out of interest what are the benefits, it seems to be half the hassle of pumping, e.g. an infusion set to worry about without any of the benefits?"
Sep 25
Clare commented on Alessio Alex's blog post 'Where can I buy online injection port ? Thanks !'
"Yes that's true once Medtronic bought out Patton Medical they became exclusive distributors. My CDE ordered me some samples a couple of years ago when it was still Patton Medical."
Sep 21
Alessio Alex commented on Alessio Alex's blog post 'Where can I buy online injection port ? Thanks !'
":("
Sep 21
brboyer commented on Alessio Alex's blog post 'Where can I buy online injection port ? Thanks !'
"I believe the i-port requires a prescription and is exclusively distributed by Medtronic."
Sep 20

Profile Information

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?
the day find a cure an peace on my mind after all the tormenting u have gave.
Date diagnosed
April 20, 2006
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
4.9 Nov. march 5.7
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots
Enter your website, if any (blog, Facebook, Twitter)
http://https://www.facebook.com/alexcolombo03
Tell us more about you (optional)
studied Industrial Eng. at Florida State University and i have also a Master in Industrial Eng. with Management and supply Chain.

Hey if you know any job opportunities let me know.Thank you

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At 7:55am on January 12, 2014, Linda G said…

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Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES ALESSIO!!
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At 4:26am on January 12, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Alessio, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends.

At 1:09pm on January 12, 2013, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ALESSIO!
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
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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 right now!
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At 3:22am on January 12, 2013, brokenpole said…

Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

At 2:54am on June 16, 2012, Maarja said…

Thank you for birthday wishes! :)

At 4:18am on January 12, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and....HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Alessio....
Best Wishes NOW....and on the next 365 days! (it's a leap year)
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?

At 3:23am on January 12, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,Alessio. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 2:52pm on December 26, 2011, Donna H said…

Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community.

At 10:16pm on December 19, 2011, Linda G said…

Welcome home Allesio. Oh my goodness....that's one low A1C! Do you go low often??
This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends ♥
Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups".
Once in, you can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the space provided.
Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
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Take care....and keep in touch!

At 6:14pm on December 19, 2011, SEAGATOR said…

Welcome to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. CONGRATS on a great A1C. WELCOME!!!

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Do you ever feel like you just want to disappear?

Posted on December 4, 2014 at 11:04pm 7 Comments

So i am 31yr old. Type diabetic 1 diabetic since 23yr old. my body is extremely fit and very muscular 10% body fat. height 6.1 and very very handsome (everyone tells me this i know is true) with green eyes. A bachelor and a master in engineering. Some good friends around the world. Here is my problem in my all life:: I train hard, lift weight, box, i check my blood sugar on regular basis. i run once in awhile. i have strict diet with low carbs and more healthy food. i take multivitamin and…

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Where can I buy online injection port ? Thanks !

Posted on September 20, 2014 at 4:19pm 6 Comments

Where can I buy online medtronic i-port (injection port) or similar to medtronic i-port. Online ? :(

Going to try victoza soon and going to give feedback for all of you

Posted on July 29, 2012 at 1:13pm 1 Comment

So i am going to try Victoza and when i do , i will write some feedback
I work in Panama Rep. of Panama now and they don't have it here. Going to call the Victoza tomorrow and ask if they sell it in near countries such as Colombia. Since me flying to the usa and getting a script is going to be more harder that just going to the pharmacy south america were they just give it to you more easily.

Help / i notice that without a basal dose after a few hours my blood sugar stay the same?

Posted on June 24, 2012 at 8:24pm 6 Comments

Example: i take my Lantus at night. i usually take it around 11 pm. However, once in a while on weekends i forget or i take late. So last night i forgot to take it and Blood sugar before sleeping was 80ish, the i sleep until 1 pm ( yeah i know.. too much) and i woke up with 87ish.

So i have been with out Lantus for so many hours and my blood sugar stayed the same and did not spike. I have noticed this already a couple of times. Please enlighten me because this does not make much…

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