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Injection site rotation/mapping/templates??? Your thoughts please...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Claire Jun 16, 2011. 3 Replies

Greetings All,I'm new to the forums, but not to diabetes. Have had Type 1 for 17 years now. I use insulin pens (no insurance- otherwise I think I would be pumping). I'm curious what methods you all…Continue

 

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rick the "Blogabetic" left a comment for Daniel Aaron Francis
"Daniel, 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."
Dec 8, 2013
Linda G left a comment for Daniel Aaron Francis
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY DANIEL! Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! (You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is OK) Have a GREAT "ME" DAY…"
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"Hello...How Do You Do, and....HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Daniel.... Best Wishes NOW....and on the next 364 days! How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?"
Dec 8, 2011
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"Happy Birthday, Daniel!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day."
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"Love that A1C! It's great to have you here with us!"
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Jun 16, 2011
Claire replied to Daniel Aaron Francis's discussion 'Injection site rotation/mapping/templates??? Your thoughts please...'
"All I can come up with is to try to find some space on the border of the sites you use for injecting, leave out completely all the sore spots. maybe you should try to use your arms, it adds extra places :-) if you're afraid to hit the muscle,…"
Jun 16, 2011
Liam replied to Daniel Aaron Francis's discussion 'Injection site rotation/mapping/templates??? Your thoughts please...'
"I feel your pain I'm super lean as well and can't inject into my thighs. Have you considered going to a pump? It made it a lot more bearable for me. 1 injection every 3 days to insert the cannula then on to the next site. I never had a…"
Jun 16, 2011
Anna Banana left a comment for Daniel Aaron Francis
"Welcome to TuDiabetes.... Its a great website with great people."
Jun 16, 2011
Scott G replied to Daniel Aaron Francis's discussion 'Injection site rotation/mapping/templates??? Your thoughts please...'
"hmn... I have quite a bit of belly fat so I'm not sure I can be much help. When I was on MDI I would just try to keep mental notes on where I injected and move around to places I hadn't remembered hitting before. I seldom bruised with all…"
Jun 15, 2011
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"Hello Doris. I wanted to thank you for the warm welcome. I look forward to connecting through this wonderful site."
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"Thank you Linda for the warm welcome. I really appreciate that."
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Jun 15, 2011
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Injection site rotation/mapping/templates??? Your thoughts please...

Greetings All,I'm new to the forums, but not to diabetes. Have had Type 1 for 17 years now. I use insulin pens (no insurance- otherwise I think I would be pumping). I'm curious what methods you all use to avoid bruising. I don't inject into my arms at all, just thighs, abdomen, and buttocks. I rotate, but not with any accuracy, and I bruise often and hit real sore spots regularly. I'm a super lean guy and use the short pen needles. I inject at least 5 times a day.Would love and welcome all your…See More
Jun 15, 2011
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"Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community."
Jun 4, 2011

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Date diagnosed
June 14, 1994
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
5.8
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots

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At 7:24am on December 8, 2013, 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 DANIEL!!
(You've been away from Tu.diabetes for quite some while, haven't you?
Is everything alright....can we help??)
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At 4:28am on December 8, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Daniel, 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 7:00am on December 8, 2012, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DANIEL!
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
(You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is OK)
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 4:27am on December 8, 2011, Linda G said…

Hello...How Do You Do, and....HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Daniel....
Best Wishes NOW....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?

At 1:43am on December 8, 2011, brokenpole said…

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

At 2:54pm on June 16, 2011, Doris D said…
Love that A1C! It's great to have you here with us!
At 12:49am on June 16, 2011, Anna Banana said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes.... Its a great website with great people.
At 4:04pm on June 4, 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 5:03pm on June 1, 2011, Linda G said…
Welcome home Daniel.....
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 1:12pm on June 1, 2011, Robyn said…
Hello and Welcome!
 
 
 

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