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Snacks before Bedtime

Started this discussion. Last reply by Brian (bsc) Feb 24, 2011. 8 Replies

What are some you guys snacks that you have at bed time? My doctor tells me to eat a snack before bedtime as I have often woke up in middle of night or early morning with a low blood glucose and it's…Continue

caffeine and diabetes or others known helpful things..

Started Feb 16, 2011 0 Replies

today on dr oz, he stated that coffee can help with diabetes. does he mean the caffeine in coffee? why didn't he just say a regular diet coke or other things with caffeine? also he said having 2…Continue

Insulin pump/supplies assistance

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kelly WPA Jan 21, 2011. 1 Reply

Is there a program or grant out there that can help me get an insulin pump? In order for me to get an insulin pump, i am required to pay 20% of the cost. The pump is 6500$ and i do not have $1300 to…Continue

why can't I keep this pod on?

Started this discussion. Last reply by DiabeticRadio.com Jan 9, 2011. 1 Reply

i have been on omnipod for 7 months and i am about to ask doctor to take me off it. i always seem to knock the thing off my body or tear it off. It doesnt' seem to matter where i put it, i end up…Continue

 

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Linda G left a comment for Germain
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY GERMAIN!! 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…"
Jan 10, 2013
Brian (bsc) replied to Germain's discussion 'Snacks before Bedtime'
"I'll start with a half cup of cottage cheese and a tablespoon of Sriracha. Then I'll stir it around and make a big pink sludge. If I'm really hungry, I'll have another half cup with some more Sriracha. Sometimes I'll get…"
Feb 24, 2011
LiL MaMa replied to Germain's discussion 'Snacks before Bedtime'
"Eat something with protein that digests very slowly. If you are under 100 before bed eat a snack to raise your bg to 100 in addition to the protein. What type of insulin are you using? Something that may help you is to do a overnight basal test you…"
Feb 24, 2011
Poppa-J replied to Germain's discussion 'Snacks before Bedtime'
"Now that’s something different – I will have to give that a try. How much Sriracha sauce do you add to your cottage cheese?"
Feb 24, 2011
Brian (bsc) replied to Germain's discussion 'Snacks before Bedtime'
"My favorite evening snack is cottage cheese with some Sriracha sauce. Sometimes, I'll mix things up and have Sriracha sauce with some cottage cheese. Other foods might include cheese or nuts. Anything with a high protein content will digest…"
Feb 24, 2011
latvianchick replied to Germain's discussion 'Snacks before Bedtime'
"Well, that is the beauty of Diabetes! You get to do what so many other healthy people would like to do but cannot or do not for fear of weight gain. But we get to have a snack! I do understand what you feel like! I have in the past had such bad…"
Feb 23, 2011
Jennifer replied to Germain's discussion 'Snacks before Bedtime'
"I somtimes eat a snack if I am going into bed in the 80's or lower. I eat a spoonful oif peanut butter. Protein, fat and I don't bolus for any carbs for it. Keeps me steady all night long."
Feb 23, 2011
Poppa-J replied to Germain's discussion 'Snacks before Bedtime'
"Hey Germain, I’m new to the forum but not to diabetes. I just came from the doctor and was told to eat a snack before bedtime as well. My problem is my BG spikes high during the night. If I have a snack before bed I typically wake up 100-120.…"
Feb 23, 2011
Germain posted a discussion

Snacks before Bedtime

What are some you guys snacks that you have at bed time? My doctor tells me to eat a snack before bedtime as I have often woke up in middle of night or early morning with a low blood glucose and it's a horrible feeling and scary. I don't want to wake up with a very high glucose either.So let me knowSee More
Feb 23, 2011
Mark replied to Germain's discussion 'KNOCKING OFF THE POD, and POD COLORS' in the group OmniPod Users
"After having the pod for a couple weeks now, I'm less worried about knocking it off. I have the hardest time actually getting the thing off my arm each change. I've had my wife actually pull the pod off the adhesive backing first and then…"
Feb 19, 2011
Germain replied to Kelly's discussion 'Random High BG's that Don't Respond to Insulin'
"if you have a really high number that will not go down. give yourself a shot in your forearm and rub it the warmth of the rubbing will help the insulin get in your body faster.. or do it in any muscle and rub it for a while . try that"
Feb 16, 2011
Germain replied to shenker's discussion 'Hi at all!!!'
"ciao alessandro glad you are doing better with your diabetes and yes the exercise will help with your numbers keep it up and all will be good.."
Feb 16, 2011
Germain replied to Fuchs's discussion 'I woke up with a 39 blood sugar !! this can kill the average man so i guess that makes me a superhero'
"nothing to brag about. just glad you woke up. i woke up with a 32 before and still in awe i am still around. i have had close to 0 before but body was in shock and cudn't move, but my body was jerking wildly and thank goodness my friend had…"
Feb 16, 2011
Germain replied to Laura Kaiser's discussion 'Symlin (pramlintide)'
"i take it, it makes me feel funny in stomach, and i pee a lot and belch but it has help my levels, and my weight they say once i have taken it for a while and like i am suppose to, the funny queasy stomach stuff will go away. i was taking it when i…"
Feb 16, 2011
Germain replied to Zierra's discussion 'Protein Shakes'
"that is weird. but it cold be other factors that cause the problem it's not only sugar or carbs that causes high numbes there is stress and other environmental factors. i do the atkins diet and my levels are better and i lost weight, but my…"
Feb 16, 2011
Germain replied to ilana's discussion 'Controlling Type 1 Diabetes with the Paleo diet'
"don't listen to that guy my friend tried to get me on a raw diet, eating only veggies and fruits. my sugar was baaaaaaaaad and i fainted a few times so it's best to do all in moderation. if someone gives u a diet, make sure it's your…"
Feb 16, 2011

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knowledge
Date diagnosed
October 21, 1993
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7.5
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Pump, Diet and Exercise
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omnipod

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At 12:24am on January 10, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Germain, 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 7:25pm on January 10, 2013, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY GERMAIN!!
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 4:28am on January 10, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 3:22pm on January 10, 2011, Linda G said…
Greetings Germain.....
Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?
At 4:48pm on December 21, 2010, Donna H said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups on the site. It is a great way to get to know the community.
At 9:15am on December 21, 2010, Marie B said…

hi there Germain, welcome!

 

let me know if you have any questions about our community.

At 4:07am on December 21, 2010, acidrock23 said…

Nice shades!!

At 8:50pm on December 20, 2010, Linda G said…

Welcome home Germain!
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!
 
 
 

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