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tattoos and diabetes

Started this discussion. Last reply by Trisha01 Jun 3, 2011. 5 Replies

I've read a lot of information about tattoos and how it effects diabetics. Some have said that its basically stupid to even think about getting a tattoo if you have diabetes but others are saying…Continue

foods that make your blood sugars high

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jeannie Wagner Jun 6, 2011. 10 Replies

Are there any foods that you've noticed that make your blood sugars high that you wouldn't think would make that big of a difference? Chinese food, honey bbq wings from buffalo wild wings and peanut…Continue

T1 and pumps

Started this discussion. Last reply by acidrock23 Jun 23, 2011. 10 Replies

I've recently gotten in the habit of forgetting insulin and having to go all day without it. My doctor asked if I was comfortable with getting on the pump and I instantly said no, I've been using…Continue


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acidrock23 replied to Kiyel686's discussion 'T1 and pumps'
"I'm also in the pro-pump party. I was similarly averse to getting a pump for a long time, felt like I knew what I was doing w/ shots (R/N...in 2008...!!!) and didn't need anyone telling me what to do. At the same time, I was involved in…"
Jun 23, 2011
Natalie ._c- replied to Kiyel686's discussion 'T1 and pumps'
"I've been on the pump for 12 years, and I would never go back to injections if I could help it. I used to leave the house without my insulin all the time, mostly because I thought I would be home for my meal. And then a friend would suggest…"
Jun 23, 2011
Alan replied to Kiyel686's discussion 'T1 and pumps'
"I never worn the Omnipod. I have a conventional Pump with a tube. I keep my Pump in my top pocket and have a short tube down to my infusion site on my abdomen. I don't encounter any problems with turning over in my sleep. I suggest you try both…"
Jun 23, 2011
Kiyel686 replied to Kiyel686's discussion 'T1 and pumps'
"I ordered the demo version of the Omnipod and put it on Thursday night and wore it for 3 days like it said to and the site hurt. I thought that I was having a reaction to the adhesive but when I took it off, there was no reaction. I'm thinking…"
Jun 22, 2011
Jeannie Wagner replied to Kiyel686's discussion 'foods that make your blood sugars high'
"I have to watch low carb Greek Yogurt. Even at 7 carbs per cup, if I eat more than 1/2 cup I spike."
Jun 6, 2011
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Jun 4, 2011
Trisha01 replied to Kiyel686's discussion 'tattoos and diabetes'
"My heart and rose tattoo, has been on my upper arm for 16 years, and I've never had any issues with it. I've been 'betic for close to 30 years, and have had no healing issues at all - until last fall. When I wore my cgm sensor on that…"
Jun 3, 2011
Kiyel686 replied to Kiyel686's discussion 'tattoos and diabetes'
"I was one NPH and R for the first 8 years of my diabetes life and when my doctor finally switched me to Lantus and H, my a1c was 14.6. Its currently 10.1 but I think I might still wait at least a little while just to be on the safe side. And Jeska,…"
Jun 3, 2011
Kiyel686 replied to Kiyel686's discussion 'foods that make your blood sugars high'
"I knew BWW was bad.....but its so good that its worth it :) and I've tried ever peanut butter and they all screw it up. I use it when I'm really low and won't come up. Its so strange how pizza effects some of you guys, I never would…"
Jun 3, 2011
MossDog replied to Kiyel686's discussion 'tattoos and diabetes'
"When I got my tattoo my control was anybody's guess since I did not go to the doc and at that point. I was on NPH and R (old old insulins if you didn't know- They sucked for me!!!!) so my control likely wasn't that great at that point…"
Jun 3, 2011
acidrock23 replied to Kiyel686's discussion 'tattoos and diabetes'
"I have one and i didn't have any problems with it. I followed the directions and it worked out fine."
Jun 3, 2011
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ultravires replied to Kiyel686's discussion 'foods that make your blood sugars high'
"cheap white bread, breakfast cereal, sweet BBQ sauce, frozen yogurt, thai food, white rice, and the like are my personal nemeses. i treat peanut butter as nearly free (it's a "rounding" food--i.e. i won't bolus for it alone but…"
Jun 3, 2011
Lauren replied to Kiyel686's discussion 'foods that make your blood sugars high'
"pizza always messes me up!"
Jun 3, 2011
Pastelpainter replied to Kiyel686's discussion 'foods that make your blood sugars high'
"I can't eat peanuts and I find the 100% peanut butter affects me too. Peanuts are a legume like lentils not a nut."
Jun 3, 2011

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At 5:49am on June 2, 2011, Rob Muller, Roche Diabetes Care said…
Welcome to the Accu-Chek User's Group! My name is Rob Muller, and I work for Roche.
This community is awesome, and the people in it are incredibly warm and insightful. Let me know if there is any way I can help you.
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At 10:24am on June 1, 2011, Robyn said…
Hello and Welcome!
At 12:47pm on May 31, 2011, catlover said…
Hi Kiye- Welcome to TuD. We hope you like it here.
At 8:59am on May 31, 2011, Marie B said…
hi Kiyel, welcome to TuDiabetes. Please take a look at this Group


the person who started this Group, Jacq, is very helpful, and knows what you are struggling with. Please let me know if you would like any other resources. We are all helping each other here.
At 7:25am on May 31, 2011, Doris D said…
WELCOME TO ONE OF THE BEST DIABETIC FAMILIES YOU CAN FIND MY FRIEND!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! We are here to help each other and lend an ear if needed. If you have a question just post it on our Forum where you will get a diversity of opinions, or just ask any of us on our pages and we will try to help you out.

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At 5:55am on May 31, 2011, Donna H said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community.
At 4:34am on May 31, 2011, Linda G said…
Welcome home Kiye....
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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Take care....and keep in touch!
At 3:17am on May 31, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Welcome to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. WELCOME!!!



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