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What does "sliding scale" mean?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anthony Holko Jun 15, 2009. 6 Replies

Could I have been mis-diagnosed all together?

Started this discussion. Last reply by EsMom Jun 2, 2009. 29 Replies

Was it low, was it not??

Started this discussion. Last reply by pancreaswanted Dec 14, 2012. 15 Replies

 

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pancreaswanted replied to EsMom's discussion 'Was it low, was it not??'
"this is kind of related, dont mean to butt in on your question here. sometimes i have a low and its like, oh, im low. and i have some sugar and just keep on going. other times, i have a hypo and it makes me feel really bad and i even have a nap, ust…"
Dec 14, 2012
Nicole replied to EsMom's discussion 'Was it low, was it not??'
"I agree with the quick drop theory. In cases like this, I trust my gut, and not always the machine. If I'm feeling low, but my meter doesn't agree, I usually treat it anyway. My nurse told me that one time. I'd rather need a little…"
Dec 13, 2012
alaskanbelle replied to EsMom's discussion 'Was it low, was it not??'
"Boy can I relate to these posts. I've been diagnosed about 2 years ago, and my doc and I have been trying since then to get it all to the numbers HE wants. Sometimes I get so frustrated with him because I feel like crap when my numbers are…"
Nov 27, 2012
Sarah left a comment for EsMom
"Just curious... because I saw your post from April. I was just put on 100 mg of Januvia, added to my 2000 mg of Metformin daily because even with low carb and lots of exercise I am still almost constantly in the 200s... Have you been happy with…"
Aug 9, 2009
EsMom replied to kpatter's discussion 'Is the honeymoon over?' in the group LADA Diabetics
"Hi kpatter! What state are you in? I'm in the southeast and would be interested to know who your dr. is. You can message me if you'd prefer. Thanks!"
Jul 24, 2009
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Jul 24, 2009
Anthony Holko replied to EsMom's discussion 'What does "sliding scale" mean?'
"Dear Esmom. It is a shame that we have to wait for insulin until our own pancreases are toast. With some basal like lantus or levemir and humalog you should do well. Weight gain is a problem if you have any insulin resitance. May need a lot of…"
Jun 15, 2009
EsMom replied to EsMom's discussion 'What does "sliding scale" mean?'
"Thanks everyone! That explains the sliding scale thing much better. And just to clarify, my doctor is NOT putting me on a sliding scale. I've just been doing a lot of research about starting insulin and that terms keeps coming up and I wanted…"
Jun 15, 2009

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At 3:38pm on August 9, 2009, Sarah said…
Just curious... because I saw your post from April.

I was just put on 100 mg of Januvia, added to my 2000 mg of Metformin daily because even with low carb and lots of exercise I am still almost constantly in the 200s...

Have you been happy with Januvia? I am reading lots of conflicting information about side-effects which worry me, but in only three days my post-prandial readings are lower. I, too am worried about the roller coaster with insulin, but will eventually have to go on it according to my endo. Thanks for anything you can tell me.
At 8:22am on October 30, 2008, Andrea said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes!

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At 6:06pm on October 27, 2008, Sweeter Cherise said…
EsMom-

I would love to tell you DIabetes can go away but it can't. You are prob going through the honeymoon phase...kinda like a type 2 but still a inch of type 1.
At 4:55pm on October 22, 2008, Karen said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes, glad you found us!!!!

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At 10:40am on October 22, 2008, Kristin said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes EsMom! Glad that you are here!

Check out this guide for new members. It has lots of tips about finding your way around this community!
At 6:53am on October 22, 2008, Sweeter Cherise said…
EsMom-

Welcome to Tudiabetes!! There is a lot of information here. If you have any questions please let us know.
At 6:49am on October 22, 2008, Manny Hernandez said…
Hi EsMom,
Welcome to the TuDiabetes family.

Hope you find all the information and support you came looking for.
 
 
 

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