"Hello, I have been on mm pumps for 11yrs and have been type I for 34 yrs. I go through 6 vials a month around 175 units a day. My daughter who is 9 and diagnosised at age 6 just started omnipod uses about 125 units every 3 days. Talking about drug…"
"GOOGLE 'free apidra insulin'. They have some program where they are gving away their insulin until April 2012. Not sure why or exactly how it works. I started a new discussion to get more info. I am getting a pod soon, my first pump after…"
"I use 1 vial of lantus and 3/4 vial of novolog a month. I eat sensibly and am fairly active so that cuts back on the insulin dosage required. The last time I checked Lantus was $100 a vial and novolog was the same. Amazing how the rest of the world…"
"I like Acuvue Oasis with Hydroclear Plus. They are 2 week disposable lenses. I like them better than other brands that I have tried because they are simply the most comfortable lens in my opinion. They stay hydrated well and I don't even feel…"
"Oh, god, sorry bro! Where were you? Was it in the middle of the night? (always more disconcerting, when you wake and have no idea who or where you are...and who are all these people?) I also get a little angry when I am below 30...and tear off my…"
"Well, I need to revise my statement about never losing consciousness and needing EMT assistance. On Sunday I got me a visit from the EMTs and a ride to the hospital. My BG was 25. I knew I shouldn't have said "I've never lost…"
"Oo, haven't checked back here in a few days but thank you Schmutz and Christine for the info!
I'm sooo ready to start the pod Schmutz. I should hear back this week from my insurance company. Thanks for the help!"
"I had the same problem you did. They ended up replacing my PDM and my pods that had occluded. Since they replaced my PDM my sugar levels have gone down a lot. I had only had my PDM for less than 90 days."
"The unit needs a minimum of 80 units. If that is still too much, you can get the saline solution to mix your U100 down, but of course, you will need to remember to "dose" at 2x the rate it shows, if you are mixing 1:1 saline to insulin.…"
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