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Fat sensitivity when bolusing..

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lilnance Jun 7, 2013. 9 Replies

I recently found out that I am "fat sensitive" when bolusing some of my meals. SO I was wondering if anyone could elaborate more on this. In other words if I eat sausage which is no carbs but over…Continue

Considering the Omnipod

Started this discussion. Last reply by FHS Jan 23, 2013. 8 Replies

So I am new to your site and so far it seems reassuring on different topics. I am a fairly new diabetic, GAD antibody-Type 1 for 4 years now and have slowly lost all insulin production. I am…Continue

 

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Lilnance replied to Lilnance's discussion 'Fat sensitivity when bolusing..'
"I was expecting to recieve a lot of support from my dietician/endo...they suggested the pump for my lifestyle but after a few setbacks in conversations yesterday.... I now KNOW I must not depend on anyone or anything but the "numbers" i do…"
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Terry replied to Lilnance's discussion 'Fat sensitivity when bolusing..'
"Don't be overwhelmed. You have a lot to learn about how your body responds to the pump. The pump is a powerful tool that can give you flexibility and control. Take your time. All this information can wait for you! One day at a time. Each day…"
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Terry replied to Lilnance's discussion 'Fat sensitivity when bolusing..'
"Lilnance - Don't expect to receive much support from most dietitians if you want to follow a reduced and/or low carb way of eating to help control blood glucose. I'm not sure if that's your intention; please forgive me if I'm…"
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Lilnance replied to Lilnance's discussion 'Fat sensitivity when bolusing..'
"It seem so overwhelming especially since I am new on the pump.... but thank you all for your posts. I have to definitely read more on the Tagers...just alot of posts...."
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Terry replied to Lilnance's discussion 'Fat sensitivity when bolusing..'
"My understanding of nutrition is that the body will convert a percentage of protein into glucose, if needed. I also understand that if the body has access to enough carbohydrates then this protein into glucose conversion will be minimized or…"
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"I suggest you join and read around on the TAGers United group. http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/tagers. TAG stands for Total Available Glucose. A dietician wrote a book that is now a bit dated. But the main idea this group uses is that 100% of carbs,…"
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Fat sensitivity when bolusing..

I recently found out that I am "fat sensitive" when bolusing some of my meals. SO I was wondering if anyone could elaborate more on this. In other words if I eat sausage which is no carbs but over the 30% fat....how do or would I bolus for the fat. I am asking my dietician too but thought I get a quicker answer here?any help/advice.I am on the omnipod.See More
Jun 7, 2013
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At 5:55pm on January 22, 2013, Stemwinder (Gary) said…

Welcome Lilnance, This is a place where we come together to support each other. To share our problems and experiences and to help each other. There are groups for people with like circumstances or interest. Blog posts where members convey their thoughts and experiences. And there are the forums where we come together for discussions.

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At 5:07pm on January 22, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

WELCOME to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. Please read the BLOGS the FORUMS and check out the many GROUPS for much valuable advice and information. WELCOME!!!

At 4:22pm on January 22, 2013, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

At 1:42pm on January 22, 2013, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home Lilnance!!
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". Once in,
click on "all groups". 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.
The resource boxes at the top of the home "Home" page, and
"About us" at the very bottom of your page and every page (the footer), offer you more information still.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
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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 :)
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Take care....and keep in touch!

At 1:29pm on January 22, 2013, Marie B said…

hello and welcome to TuDiabetes! Here's a nice page with some resources about who we are, and some common FAQs

http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes/Navigating_TuDiabetes

and please let me know if you have any questions about our community.

 
 
 

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