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Work temperature and basal

Started this discussion. Last reply by JamesUK Jan 9, 2012. 4 Replies

There's a massive difference between the temperature at work (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm) and that at home.At work it's 23-26c / 73-79f At home it's 17-21c / 62-70fCan anyone provide advice on how they think…Continue

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Work temperature and basal

There's a massive difference between the temperature at work (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm) and that at home.At work it's 23-26c / 73-79f At home it's 17-21c / 62-70fCan anyone provide advice on how they think this would affect the amount of basal (Lantus) that should be taken.Presumably there's a case for taking less for work days.One problem is that someone messing with the controls can mean you can do get reasonable temperature occasional in the office. It's air conditioning and nothing to do with the…See More
Jan 3, 2012

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At 2:31pm on January 3, 2012, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

At 2:01pm on January 3, 2012, Donna H said…

Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community.

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Welcome to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. Please read the BLOGS the FORUMS and check out the many GROUPS for much valuable advice and information. WELCOME!!!

At 11:20am on January 3, 2012, Doris D said…

WELCOME TO ONE OF THE GREATEST FAMILIES YOU WILL EVER MEET MY FRIEND!!!! WE'RE GLAD YOU JOINED US!!!!!!!!!! Please introduce yourself on our forum. Questions??? Just ask one of us or post it on our forum and you will get many answers there.

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At 7:12am on January 3, 2012, Linda G said…

Welcome home....HAPPY NEW and HOPEFUL YEAR James....
This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends ♥
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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