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Anyone on U500 with more than TDD >600 u /day?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian (bsc) 2 hours ago. 5 Replies

Hi.I was Dx T2 2010 and with NASH liver disease in 2011.After reaching the upper limits of the usual suspects of oral and injectable meds without better control lasting no more than a month or two at…Continue

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Brian (bsc) replied to Gary Z's discussion 'Anyone on U500 with more than TDD >600 u /day?'
"Gary, I really feel for you. We do have a small group of members who use U-500 Insulin, I would encourage you to join that group although it isn't very active. I'm sorry I don't have experience with U-500 but perhaps we can help talk…"
2 hours ago
Gary Z replied to Gary Z's discussion 'Anyone on U500 with more than TDD >600 u /day?'
"Going to Mayo Clinic in September."
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Gary Z replied to Gary Z's discussion 'Anyone on U500 with more than TDD >600 u /day?'
"You have to continue both Lantus and your bolus when you begin U500 as it takes the place of both insulins and has certain characteristics of short, intermediate and long term insulin. Meals: I shoot for not more than 30 carbs. However when I go low…"
2 hours ago
pancreaswanted replied to Gary Z's discussion 'Anyone on U500 with more than TDD >600 u /day?'
"i am not a type 2, i am type one, but some thoughts: are you only using levemir/lantus? could you maybe ask your doctor about adding a bolus insulin like apidra/humalog/novolog? have you tried cutting back on carbs? i know there are lots of t2s that…"
8 hours ago
GailD replied to Gary Z's discussion 'Anyone on U500 with more than TDD >600 u /day?'
"I hope someone has good advice for you. Your situation sounds tough. We are the same age and it sounds like you've had a rough go with the big D"
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Anyone on U500 with more than TDD >600 u /day?

Hi.I was Dx T2 2010 and with NASH liver disease in 2011.After reaching the upper limits of the usual suspects of oral and injectable meds without better control lasting no more than a month or two at a time, the drs. started me on Lantus beg. of 2013; unable to achieve better control, shortly after it was the Lantus/Humalog, which kept increasing until the TDD surpassed 200 u/ day... Dx "severe insulin resistance"Almost 3 mos. ago I began U500 and went from 200u/day to aprox. 800u/day until I…See More
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"I'm @theperfectdblog and I (obviously) blog about diabetes. Looking forward to catching up with you all!"
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"HAPPY BIRTHDAY GARY!! Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hey, why don't you come join us in the…"
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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
me
The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 2 diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
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Date diagnosed
January 4, 2010
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
7.8
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Chefs culinary substitutions

Posted on November 30, 2011 at 8:41am 9 Comments

As a chef I listed some of my favorite substitutions that can help with healthy cooking by not eliminating any of the flavor... please let me know if you have tried any of these and tell me what you think. Thanks!

Try these Kale recipes... and tell me what you think.

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At this post: Kale you can find 5 really easy ways to prepare and incorporate kale into your diet. They have been very beneficial for me... give them a try and tell me what you think.

Video The Flavorists on 60 Minutes: Tasting Inside Givaudan

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At 3:45pm on January 5, 2013, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY GARY!!
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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There's a brand NEW group here at Tu.....
Type 2 Teens!!! http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/type-2-teens
(it's also a group for young adults with type 2!)
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At 7:14am on January 5, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 7:05pm on February 6, 2012, Fighting for Stephany said…
Her birthday is coming up on valentines day and I would like get her some thing us
useful.
At 7:00pm on February 6, 2012, Fighting for Stephany said…
Hello gary I hope all is well. Do you know how I can get help for Stephany to het an Ipad to use for school work on. She falling behind in some classes. The school has a program buth has to wait. Till next year.
At 7:14am on January 5, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and....HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Gary....
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 3:26am on January 5, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 12:47am on January 5, 2012, brokenpole said…

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

At 4:42am on January 5, 2011, Pauly said…
Happy Birthday Gary. Enjoy your day.
At 5:08pm on February 11, 2010, Jim Roach said…
Welcome to Tudiabetes Gary!
At 1:25pm on February 2, 2010, Doris D said…
Welcome to our growing family Gary!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
 
 

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