"I used Apridra for a long time and yes that happens. I always gave myself an extra unit of insulin before I changed it but DON'T DO THAT WITHOUT TALKING TO HER PHYSICIAN. That just worked for me. BG always went up after pod changes. Good luck."
"I've extracted the insulin quite a few times to load up another pod but never after 24 hours wearing it. Unfortunately the pods cannot be restarted... once it's primed and the catheter is inserted, that's it. I think it's the…"
"I just got the t:slim and they told me to charge it for 20 minutes a day to keep it at 100%. It probably works just as well at 30% and I'm not quite sure why they say keep it at 100%. You know you can charge it from an outlet, your computer or…"
"I've been on the OmniPod system for 9 years but just went off because it's no longer insured so I had to go on the Tandem. Anyway... Sometimes those occlusions just happen and they can be pretty bad bleeders but like dishers said, call…"
New insulin pump from Tandem, the T:Slim touch screen insulin pump. Please note: the exchange, sale or giveaway of items between members that require a prescription from a licensed practitioner, including insulin pumps and pump supplies, is not allowed on TuDiabetes.We encourage you to donate supplies to non-profits such as the Charles Ray III Diabetes Association and Insulin for…See More
Hello! Thank you for having me as a friend Janet :) New Jersey...far, and yet right here! That's one of the appealing factors of tu.diabetes. I'm in Canada...in the southwestern part of the province of Ontario...a city named Kitchener-Waterloo (2 cities joined together). I'm a wife of 33 years, mom to two grown children, a grandma to 3 lovable little boys, a teacher, and before that an illustrator and graphic designer....I speak French and English, I read, history fascinates me, I paint, sing, walk, garden, ski, ride my bike....did I mention "read"? I love having friends over, I bake/cook, am an eclectic music lover, an animal lover...the ocean...ah the ocean...it speaks to me! Oh...and I have diabetes (and a few other things). Keep in touch, ok? luv....linda
Here’s a new way to celebrate Valentines Day: Buy a dozen roses, spare the cost of one (about $5) and donate to IDF’s Life for a Child program. By doing this, you will help children in need of life saving insulin. Those of Read on! →
Read the Spanish version of the announcement. BERKELEY, CA: January 15, 2015 – Manny Hernandez, President and Co-Founder of the Diabetes Hands Foundation (DHF), has announced his decision to step down as President of the organization. “Diabetes Hands Foundation has Read on! →