"I'm hoping that with the constant hunger being gone, I may cut down on some portions or snacking, and over time some weight loss will occur. Just give it some time. I don't think my insulin needs were any less from the get go. Now, I have…"
"I've been on it since May. Since I've been consistent with taking it, it has been better, and days. Haven't taken it, I. Have noticed I have some DP issues. I've taken to injecting Symlin about 10 to 15 minutes before I eat, and…"
"Mostly arms. But I rotate in my backside, below my waistline, high buttcheek :) That area works rather well for me. I don't dig wearing it anywhere on my abdomen. My thighs rarely work for me. I bruise and it just hurts there for me. Maybe I…"
"I low carb and recently added Symlin. She turned me down twice for Symlin. She is good with me doing low carb provided my A1C is good. She has learned it is better to work with me. So I'm keeping this Endo. Tell your Endo how you feel and if…"
"I hae UHC and have express scripts, but for pod supplies I use Edgepark medical. As long as they have the correct insurance info and they work with UHC, nothing should change for you. Give North Coast Medical a call and they should be able to verify…"
"I used a dry bag. I road in the medic's raft and he just put it in the raft's larger strapped in dry bag. No problems with the pod or cgm. It was a 27 mile marathon of up to class V+. Bloodsugars in check all day with my normal basal. I…"
"The most likely thing to detach the Omnipod is someone jabbing you with an oar or just grabbing you. A wet suit will prevent this detaching the Omnipod, but do you really want to wear a wet suit? At this time of year in the northern hemisphere even…"
"Haven't had any issues with adhesion during water activities in general. I kayaked once while wearing a Dexcom sensor and Opsite took care of any adhesion issues I might have had. I did wear a wetsuit and my feeling is that the wetsuit did help…"
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