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INSANE jump in BG levels when I eat

Started this discussion. Last reply by Christopher Jul 20. 22 Replies

Hello all! I wasn't sure what category this should go in, so I thought I'd put it on the general T1 page.Lately my BG's have been literally skyrocketing as soon as I eat. It doesn't seem to matter…Continue

DKA - 15 years post diagnosis

Started this discussion. Last reply by elizabetta Sep 3. 13 Replies

Hi all! *waves* I've not been active on this site in a while but I wanted to see if there was anyone else out there like me.I was dx 15 years ago this March, just through a vigilant parent who could…Continue

Tags: hospital, visit, diabetic, veteran, t1d

type 1--becoming more insulin resistant

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ren May 15, 2013. 25 Replies

At my last doc appointment, my doc looked over all my numbers & printouts from my Omnipod and Dexcom & said that since there is NO discernable pattern, she thinks I am becoming more insulin…Continue

Opinions on stomach pain

Started Jan 11, 2013 0 Replies

Hi all, I'm interested in whatever advice anyone can give me. I'm T1 for almost 14 years now, just started taking control of my health overall and better control of my diabetes in the past year. A1c…Continue

Tags: type, 1, diet, digestion, gut

 

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Dave replied to KCCO's discussion 'Omnipod & porcine insulin' in the group OmniPod Users
"This simply is not true, Scott. U500 Humulin has been available for a long time:Humulin R (Concentrated) (U-500) medical facts It's made by Lilly."
Nov 26
Biedronk replied to KCCO's discussion 'Omnipod & porcine insulin' in the group OmniPod Users
"FYI U500 is concentrated Humulin R"
Nov 23
john replied to KCCO's discussion 'Omnipod & porcine insulin' in the group OmniPod Users
"Thanks Scott, I wasn't aware of the U500 being restricted to porcine, so yeah, that makes sense I guess. I am sure glad I don't have that issue on top of everything else that D has decided to give me over the years. I actually think that I…"
Nov 23
Allie Beatty replied to KCCO's discussion 'Omnipod & porcine insulin' in the group OmniPod Users
"Yes. I've used porcine insulin in my Omnipod. It worked perfectly fine like Humulin regular, which I used also in the Omnipod. I currently use Humalong. I began having severe lows with the regular insulin because the peak times were erratic (3…"
Nov 23
Scott Wilkins replied to KCCO's discussion 'Omnipod & porcine insulin' in the group OmniPod Users
"There is one scenario that fits this question. If you are insulin resistant, then you might want to use the "U500" version of insulin. This version is only available in a Porcine derived solution. And anti-bodies from past use may no…"
Nov 23
john replied to KCCO's discussion 'Omnipod & porcine insulin' in the group OmniPod Users
"I don't have any information on that at all, but I am sincerely curious why anyone still uses porcine insulin today? Heck, I didn't even now it was still available. I personally developed anti-bodies to both beef+pork and pure porcine back…"
Nov 23
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Omnipod & porcine insulin

Does anyone use porcine insulin in their Omnipod? Did you have issues switching from synthetic insulin like Apidra? Do you live in the US, and if so, how do you get your porcine insulin?See More
Nov 23
Jacob's mom replied to KCCO's discussion 'DKA - 15 years post diagnosis'
"yikes that really surprises me the only time Jacob was remotely close to dka was an occlusion during the night ( no alarm) he threw up around 1 am and his blood sugar was over 500 I assumed you had to be way up there to go into DKA, Jacob can be 230…"
Sep 2
Anna replied to KCCO's discussion 'DKA - 15 years post diagnosis'
"This happened to me once. I was pregnant and didn't know it. Pregnancy in first trimester can drastically drop your insulin needs, since the fetus is sucking in the glucose as it grows. In addition, you can get DKA very quickly, even at levels…"
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Christopher replied to KCCO's discussion 'INSANE jump in BG levels when I eat'
"There's no harm in trying a hybrid approach with injected basal and Omnipod for bolus. It works well for me and I've read of others taking this approach as well. I just find the basal functionality of the Omnipod unreliable. I write about…"
Jul 20
brboyer replied to KCCO's discussion 'INSANE jump in BG levels when I eat'
"I'm taking so many medications that interact with one another that I have to be fully aware of who, what, where, and when. Certain ones cannot be taken at the same time as others. Certain ones have to be taken at specific time of the day based…"
Jul 15
Holger Schmeken replied to KCCO's discussion 'INSANE jump in BG levels when I eat'
"This interaction between the drugs is good to be aware off I fully agree. With a stomach flu I had the opposite effect in the last year. From one hour to the other the processing of carbs was totally blocked. The injected basal dragged me down for…"
Jul 15
KCCO replied to KCCO's discussion 'INSANE jump in BG levels when I eat'
"yikes, antibiotics suck. glad you got it figured out though."
Jul 15

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KCCO congratulations on being named a featured member of the week.

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AWESOME KCCO!!! You're a FEATURE MEMBER!! BRAVA!

At 1:12pm on March 21, 2012, Linda G said…

Welcome home KCCO...
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".
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Hi KCCO- Thanks for the friend add. I always like to meet animal lovers. I became D-1 a month before you. You will find a lot of great info here. Just read the discussions on the forums. Any questions, just stop by my page. Cat =^..^=

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HI KCCO- Hello and Welcome to TuD !!!1

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