I have been on the pump for three months now and I love it! Once in awhile....I put in the insert.....and it is not done correctly. It feels okay.....so until my BGs are way too high I don't know.…Continue
"Barb, that is so great you're going to be teaching (I saw your post). have you joined the gastropareisis group? here's a link
our admin Gerri has it too, she's been super helpful to so…"
I have been a type I diabetic for 40 years. I'm in pretty good health...have a pump. I am getting my Masters in Education and will start teaching soon for the first time. My issue is - I have gastroparesis and often have to go to the bathroom frequently. My question is.....has this happened to anyone else? We all know teachers sometimes have to go long periods without a break. I just can't. When my food decides to digest - it just does and boom! I have got to go. Embarrasing.....but this is…See More
"Yep....it does. I've been diabetic now for almost 40 years...and am so lucky not to have that many complications. Being diabetic - once you get older - definitely affects sex. Like someone else said...almost every time I have sex I get a yeast…"
I have been on the pump for three months now and I love it! Once in awhile....I put in the insert.....and it is not done correctly. It feels okay.....so until my BGs are way too high I don't know. Then I will take it out and the inset is crooked. Anyone else have this issue?
For users of any model of Animas insulin pumps.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 Life, which…See More
"I see your from TX too. I use Skin Tac like you, under the adhesive, but for CGMS its a bit diffrent. The way the Medtronic system sits on the body, you have to cover it, or rish ripping it out everytime your shirt or pants move......but for…"
"I use some long and some short infusion sets so with the long ones I just drop some of the extra into my pants but if it's a problem for anyone, they make a little deal that is like two buttons put together that you can wind the tubing around…"
I took Type 1 in 73 so your a bit ahead of me there. Boy can we tell stories. That's why that group is there. Now days things are really different compared to those days. Stop by and join us and tell your story there. There's another group here for TN diabetics but I don't have that link right now. Just click on groups at the top of your page and go through til you get to it. Also we have a new thing going on here called TuAnalyze where you can enter your A1C and get our styate lit up (yes I'm from Jackson TN) but I'm sure Marie will be by soon to give you that link! ENJOY!!!!!
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Diabetes Hands Foundation has always relied on partners and advisors to increase its understanding of the diabetes space, in order to better serve people touched by diabetes. Today this is as true as ever, as we proudly announce the expansion … Continue Reading