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Oct 21, 2013
KDC replied to Jenny's discussion 'CGM bruising'
"Hi Jenny this is trial and error. Sometimes you fire it in and get no bleeding other times you do. Its all about knowing where capillaries are under your skin to avoid them when the sensor needle enters. I have found aiming for the sides of your…"
Oct 21, 2013
Linda G left a comment for KDC
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY KDC>>> 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 2, 2013
Linda G left a comment for KDC
"Hello! How Do You Do, and....HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you KDC..... Best Wishes NOW....and on the next 364 days! How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?"
Jan 2, 2012
brokenpole left a comment for KDC
"Happy Birthday, KDC!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day."
Jan 2, 2012
KDC posted a discussion

Contraception

Does anyone know or have tried the male contraceptive pill and is type 1 ? I am curious to now what if any effects it has had on your general control (good or otherwise). I have an A1C of 6.4 and its been this way for years.I wanted to know if it will upset my blood sugar control like anti inflammatory steroids do ?Thanks for your helpSee More
Jun 29, 2011
Gerri replied to KDC's discussion 'Very High Insulin Dose...HELP!!!'
"Hope so, too."
May 29, 2011
KDC replied to KDC's discussion 'Very High Insulin Dose...HELP!!!'
"hi Gerri thank you so so so much. I really hope it can be !! I'll let you know."
May 29, 2011
Gerri replied to KDC's discussion 'Very High Insulin Dose...HELP!!!'
May 29, 2011
Gerri replied to KDC's discussion 'Very High Insulin Dose...HELP!!!'
"Good question. I was wondering about that as soon as I wrote it. Something to ask your pump manufacturer. My guess would be probably not, but I don't know. There's a wonderful UK animal insulin advocate organization. I'll look for…"
May 29, 2011
KDC replied to KDC's discussion 'Very High Insulin Dose...HELP!!!'
"Hi Gerri can it be used with a pump ?"
May 29, 2011
Gerri replied to KDC's discussion 'Very High Insulin Dose...HELP!!!'
"In addition to Metformin, you might want to investigate using porcine insulin. You're fortunate that it's available in the UK. Proponnets believe it has many advantages. From what I've read, developing antibodies to animal insulin is…"
May 29, 2011
KDC replied to KDC's discussion 'Very High Insulin Dose...HELP!!!'
"Thanks I certainly recall Apidra was rendered useless after only three month usage but actually was more more effective than Novo Aspart (novo rapid) in the initial 3 weeks) after that things went down hill. I switch back to Novo and hey presto my…"
May 29, 2011
Brian (bsc) replied to KDC's discussion 'Very High Insulin Dose...HELP!!!'
"You endo can order a test for insulin antibodies, a high level would suggest an active reaction. Insulin antibodies are the bodies allergic/immune reaction to what is perceived to be a foreign insulin. They will attack the insulin rendering it…"
May 29, 2011
KDC replied to KDC's discussion 'Very High Insulin Dose...HELP!!!'
"thats a very good point. Insulin Anti bodies !!! voila !! perhaps I should try the only other remaining insulin.....humalog !! I am not sure I an insulin resistant either. All I know is that a basal rate of 4.2-4.5 per hour works out to be about 60…"
May 29, 2011
Brian (bsc) replied to KDC's discussion 'Very High Insulin Dose...HELP!!!'
"Metformin has several actions, it increases insulin sensitivity, reduces liver production of glucose and blocks the absoption of carbs. The effects on insulin sensitivity really build up over a period of 6-8 weeks, but the other effects are faster…"
May 29, 2011

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At 3:48pm on January 2, 2013, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY KDC>>>
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 9:14am on January 2, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and....HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you KDC.....
Best Wishes NOW....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?

At 6:29am on January 2, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 5:52am on January 2, 2012, brokenpole said…

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

At 2:17pm on January 2, 2011, Linda G said…

Greetings KDC.....
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 11:17am on January 2, 2011, Doris D said…
At 9:45pm on September 5, 2009, ~Just Me~ said…

At 8:55pm on July 26, 2009, Linda G said…

Welcome to the family KDC. See if you can upload a photo...and take a peek at some of the groups!
 
 
 

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