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Drinking pure sugar

Started this discussion. Last reply by Natalie ._c- Jul 30, 2011. 24 Replies

Has this ever happened to anyone? After asking if something is unsweetened, aka, has no added sugar in it, and are told that no, it hasn't been sweetened, and so you take a big gulp of it, only to…Continue

Tags: 1, diabetes, type, sugar, sweetened

Diabetes etiquette 101

Started this discussion. Last reply by Gerri Jul 26, 2011. 1 Reply

Hey guys, thought you might appreciate this blog post I wrote about diabetes etiquette for non-diabetics:…Continue

Tags: diabetes, 1, type, etiquette

Operation Blood Sugar fail

Started this discussion. Last reply by Katie www.princessofpavement.com Feb 25, 2011. 6 Replies

Hi everyone. For those of you who caught my last post yesterday about my blood sugar/insulin pump dramas and Animas recommendation, I've updated my blog with the continued dramas at…Continue

Tags: reason, no, Animas, blog, update

Problems with insulin delivery

Started this discussion. Last reply by Courtneyv Feb 25, 2011. 9 Replies

Hey. So I've been having a lot of issues with high blood sugars lately and have had to change my infusion four times in almost as many days; twice there were air bubbles and once the canula was…Continue

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Humingbird replied to Katie www.princessofpavement.com's discussion 'Eating and training for a marathon'
"I too, and trying to figure out a good meal plan for my marathon training. I just ran a 1/2 and felt fine, and will do another one in about a month. My full marathon will be in Sept. I am a very petite older woman, and just recently diagnosed with…"
Apr 27, 2012
Natalie ._c- replied to Katie www.princessofpavement.com's discussion 'Drinking pure sugar'
"I did that once in a hotel, ordering from the children's menu during a cat show, and since the restaurant was so bad, a whole lot of other people started doing it too, because the stuff on the kid's menu was more palatable. So the hotel…"
Jul 30, 2011
Natalie ._c- replied to Katie www.princessofpavement.com's discussion 'Drinking pure sugar'
"I'm like you -- I don't spill sugar in my urine until I get above 240 or so. In a way, I'm sorry they did away with the Testape -- before I got my CGM, I could test to find out what my BG was NOW, but no idea what it had done in the…"
Jul 30, 2011
mhynes replied to Katie www.princessofpavement.com's discussion 'Drinking pure sugar'
"I worked in the dining hall in college. I got a diet coke from the fountain and tasted and it was WAY too sweet. I checked it, i think at the time with my monitor and lo and behold it was real coke. Since I worked in the dining hall I went in back…"
Jul 30, 2011
mhynes replied to Katie www.princessofpavement.com's discussion 'Drinking pure sugar'
"I worked in the dining hall in college. I got a diet coke from the fountain and tasted and it was WAY too sweet. I checked it, i think at the time with my monitor and lo and behold it was real coke. Since I worked in the dining hall I went in back…"
Jul 30, 2011
Zoe replied to Katie www.princessofpavement.com's discussion 'Drinking pure sugar'
"I lived in Guatemala for 2 years and Guatemalans love their sugar! Unless I expressly asked for something to be sin azucar (without sugar) they would sweeten it. One taste and I'd be apologizing and requesting a replacement like the ugly…"
Jul 30, 2011
Lila replied to Katie www.princessofpavement.com's discussion 'Drinking pure sugar'
"I would say it is an honor, period. I have a few designated 'carb assistants' whose role is to help me finish carb on my plate. That way I get to have a small taste of tasty carb without my BG going crazy. People are very happy to help…"
Jul 30, 2011
Gerri replied to Katie www.princessofpavement.com's discussion 'Drinking pure sugar'
"You can use your meter strips to test also."
Jul 30, 2011
Joshua Marshall replied to Katie www.princessofpavement.com's discussion 'Drinking pure sugar'
"I also carry a supply of diastix to test for soda. It seems hard to tell the difference between diet and regular soda with fountain drinks,especially. Sometimes it's obvious, sometimes not, but testing with diastix has saved me many times. I…"
Jul 30, 2011
catlover replied to Katie www.princessofpavement.com's discussion 'Drinking pure sugar'
"Since I don't drink either Reg or Diet soda, I usually drink water with double lemon and have an unsweetened lemonade. Or you could add artificial sweetener if you like it sweet. I don't."
Jul 30, 2011
Laddie replied to Katie www.princessofpavement.com's discussion 'Drinking pure sugar'
"I buy Keto-Diastix strips so that they have a dual function. I use them for testing fountain soda when I think it tastes "funny" and then use them for testing ketones when I'm high and think it might be related to a pump…"
Jul 30, 2011
Bron replied to Katie www.princessofpavement.com's discussion 'Drinking pure sugar'
"I did restaurant work when I was in my 20's and found out that when they are attaching the hoses from a new tank of soda to the dispenser, they're not always real careful to be sure that the hoses are connected where they should be for…"
Jul 30, 2011
Jim replied to Katie www.princessofpavement.com's discussion 'Drinking pure sugar'
"Went to McDonald's and requested a diet Dr. Pepper (yeah McDonald's!!!..... you are about the only restaurant that serves anything other than Diet Coke.). One hour later looked at my Dexcom and I was at 180 with two up errors. That was no…"
Jul 30, 2011
Donna H replied to Katie www.princessofpavement.com's discussion 'Drinking pure sugar'
"My husband is my official drink tester. It's just one of may dubious honors that comes with being married to me. When I'm not with him and don't have a stand in drink tester handy -- I stay away from anything other than water or…"
Jul 30, 2011
Donna H replied to Katie www.princessofpavement.com's discussion 'Drinking pure sugar'
"Jean -- thank you for the term "whirly-gigs" -- it is now going to be a vital part of my vocabulary. :)"
Jul 30, 2011
acidrock23 replied to Katie www.princessofpavement.com's discussion 'Drinking pure sugar'
"I can usually tell and just get a new one. I have drank so much Diet Coke that the real thing sort of jumps out of the glass @ me."
Jul 30, 2011

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At 5:40pm on June 5, 2011, Linda G said…
Greetings Katie....fellow Canadian!
Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?
At 8:35am on June 5, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Happy,Happy Birthday,Katie. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!
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Hello and Welcome!
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Greetings from TORONTO, INSULIN CITY, from a 92, father of a BABY, 'BLUE ROSE DIABETES FOUNDATION' born MARCH 1 2010 brdfoundation.com.Clinically dead in 1977,with a BGof 880Since then a ROLE MODEL to over 45.000,and as a LION CLUB member since 1972 is still mentoring through their diabetes prevention & awareness network of 45.000 clubs in 205 countries. As a senior computer rookie, wiil be looking for suggestions and advice to make the most interesting website. The BLUE ROSE meaning, 'ATTAINING THE IMPOSSIBLE' is our motto and mission. clarence.haynes@sympatico.ca
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