"Mary Tyler Moore was diagnosed before the 70s. It was more like early 60s. I was diagnosed in 1971 and was so sick so often. Of course no meters and taking 1 shot a day, so my blood sugars weren't controlled well at all. My doctors actually…"
"Kelly, I have never bolused for proteins and fats in my 17 years of pumping. This is the first I have heard of it. I would definitely have more insulin reactions if I added any more insulin in my meal boluses. Has the ADA changed to that…"
"I am hypo unaware as well. For me, proteins do not prevent lows, gastroparesis or not, so it wouldn't be a barrier for me. My barrier is that my endo upped my goal BG to 120 +/-10 instead of 80 +/-10. If proteins do raise your blood sugar, if…"
"My gastroparesis was first diagnosed in 1987, so I've dealt with it for 24 years. At one point it was totally unbearable. I could barely leave the house because of the symptoms. The two things that helped me get a better handle on it was…"
"I am celiac, so I do eat gluten-free. After going gluten-free, my gastroparesis episodes decreased and when they do happen, they don't last as long. They also aren't near as nasty tasting when I burp or when the rancid stuff in my stomach…"
"I woke up at 5:15AM feeling low. Check it. Yep, 38. Lesser lows, and not in the middle of the night, I limit myself to about 15G of carbs, wait 15-20 minutes and check BG again. If I feel like it is going down further or again after I start feeling…"
"I actually get very nauseated by extreme lows so it is tough making myself eat anything. Not to say that I have never over-corrected in 39 years of diabetes or 17 years on the pump, but as far as wanting to eat everything around, that's not me."
"My daughter asked me that when she was young too. At that time i was on MDI and I didn't want to scare her about the shot because she was already petrified of needles. I just left my answer geberal. Something to the affect that we hoped not…"
"I have problems with a lot of the adhesives, but I also have problems with some of the cannulas. When I started on a pump 17 years ago, I had to use a bent (metal) needle set because the MiniMed cannulas caused a severe reaction. I stayed with the…"
"Ketones are caused by your body burning fat for fuel for your cells. They show up when your blood glucose is high, because your body doesn't have enough insulin to use the sugar roaming around in your blood stream and your body burns stored fat…"
hi, Michelle, welcome here. I visited Sequim some years ago, and I remember it being a beautiful place. I see you've had d almost as long as I have. oh, and click - here - to see out New Member Guide, in case you haven't seen it yet. Please feel free to join in any discussion, or start one of your own. btw, I'm @MarieBe on Twitter..
The Diabetes Hands Foundation and Diabetes Advocates Program is proud to announce and congratulate the members of DA who were granted scholarships to attend diabetes conferences in 2013! Thanks to a generous grant from Novo Nordisk, in 2013 we were … Continue Reading
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