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Use of Garcinia Camboga

Started this discussion. Last reply by Janet Huyser Jan 25, 2014. 3 Replies

"Garcinia Cambogia: Just started & wonder others experience- note covered on Dr. OZ show & may result in lows..I've been taking about a week and have not had a problem w/lows... anyone…Continue

Using more than 1 Paradigm Reservoir per quickset

Started this discussion. Last reply by Richard P Cosgrove Dec 19, 2011. 4 Replies

inariably I find myself in a situation whereby I need to quickly switchout reservoir using same quick-set.....easy rewind pump etc.What is everyone's esperience with thisContinue


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Dec 1, 2014
john replied to CAMAJohn's discussion 'Gabapentin (Neurontin) and Cognitive Skills' in the group Neuropathy
"@Marie - Sorry to hear about the issues. It seems to be a fairly common list of ailments that coincide with Diabetes and the resulting bad circulation. I had to give up on the various treatments until one Dr suggested Methadone. Methadone, despite…"
Sep 5, 2014
Marie Torregrosa replied to CAMAJohn's discussion 'Gabapentin (Neurontin) and Cognitive Skills' in the group Neuropathy
"Yes! 2,100 mg per day. I cannot take it if I am doing a presentation because I go "blank." It helps with the pain, but I find that I have reached thresholds and have to increase the dose. I have to take a cocktail of drugs: gabapentin,…"
Sep 5, 2014
CAMAJohn posted a status
"just was forwarded a sug- related to cure "Diabetes Protocol by Dr. Kenneth Pullman", anyone experience w/him or so called protocol?"
Aug 26, 2014
Terri replied to CAMAJohn's discussion 'Duloxetine and gabapentin' in the group Neuropathy
"Been on both for about 15 years. They do help me, in fact, went from using a cane to walk to not and have not lost further ground in gait and balance. Always start these meds at a low dose and gradually increase. Don't drive or do anything…"
Jul 9, 2014
wendy left a comment for CAMAJohn
Jun 24, 2014
rick (aka: #blankieboy) left a comment for CAMAJohn
"CAMAJohn, Happy Birthday!!! Every year is a true blessing; I hope you have an amazing year and a perfect birthday."
Jun 24, 2014
CAMAJohn posted a status
"Considering whether to upgrade from Revel 722 to 723"
Jun 17, 2014
dishers replied to CAMAJohn's discussion 'Duloxetine and gabapentin' in the group Neuropathy
"Hi I take cymbalta with lyrica 60mg of cymbalta and 300mg lyrica. I find since been put on cymbalta I have gained weight but others have said they have lost weight. I also felt very lethargic when first started taking it. I find most days both…"
May 20, 2014
CAMAJohn added a discussion to the group Neuropathy

Duloxetine and gabapentin

I was just prescribed Duloxetine for use in conjunction w/gabapentin. Has anyone had experience with using to two together or migrating from gabapentin to duloxetine?See More
May 20, 2014
CAMAJohn commented on bagpipegirl's blog post '2 years'
"Well happy anniversary, I guess...never thought of such a discovery as anniversary material...but alas I must remind myself that a diagnosis is but a beginning! On a separate note...any CGM update?"
May 19, 2014
CAMAJohn left a comment for Sweetness
"Welcome, like others I encourage you to explore the site, and groups and encourage you to feel comfortable with asking questions."
Mar 8, 2014
CAMAJohn left a comment for thenanner
"I welcome you also! I hope you find us and the various group discussions helpful. Most of us welcome questions and respect members as experiencing challenges beyond what our care providers can cover."
Mar 8, 2014
Janet Huyser replied to CAMAJohn's discussion 'Use of Garcinia Camboga'
"Just started myself. I'm one to be very sensitive to lows when they occur, get the shakes and sweats when I go below 90... under 70 and I can barely walk. I've had my ordinary profile of highs and lows (I swing from 80 to 300 on any given…"
Jan 25, 2014
CAMAJohn replied to CAMAJohn's discussion 'Use of Garcinia Camboga'
"I started using not to lower or control my blood sugar,though thought it may assist control if it limited fats influence. Instead started using to drop some weight...been using about 8 days now and no oblivious influence on weight yet."
Jan 17, 2014
Alycat replied to CAMAJohn's discussion 'Use of Garcinia Camboga'
"This is interesting... I don't take it, but now I'm considering it to possible get in better control. Do you find you have better control when you take it?"
Jan 16, 2014

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
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Date diagnosed
June 28, 1996
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Medtronic 723

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At 6:57am on June 24, 2014, wendy said…
At 5:14am on June 24, 2014, rick (aka: #blankieboy) said…

CAMAJohn, Happy Birthday!!! Every year is a true blessing; I hope you have an amazing year and a perfect birthday.

At 4:16am on June 24, 2014, Linda G said…

From morning till night
May your SPECIAL DAY be bright

And nicer than ever before!

At 4:39am on June 24, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 4:35am on June 24, 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.
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!

At 2:37am on June 24, 2013, rick (aka: #blankieboy) said…

CAMAJOHN happy birthday!! Here is hoping your day is full of joy and happiness.

At 2:25pm on June 24, 2012, Ayomideji said…

happy birthday to you. wishing you all the best....

At 2:22pm on June 24, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you John...
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)

At 8:33am on June 24, 2012, brokenpole said…

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

At 4:02pm on June 24, 2011, Linda G said…
Greetings and HAPPY BIRTHDAY John.....
Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?



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