"Did you end up getting the Mirena? I had one inserted about 2 yrs ago. Unfortunately my dh always complained about the string. Maybe he's a big fat baby but regardless, he's the one in there so....... gotta take his complaints into…"
"I'm not sure why noone has replied to this. This is a major issue I have with bc pills as well. I'm 41 and frankly as I get older the fear of horrible complications really frightens me. I also notice that I have to pump more insulin into…"
"Gerri, those latkes sound so good. Do they actually bind? What kind of ratio do you use?
As for me, I use the tiniest wine cup acceptable and I use a light wine. Not necessarily no sugar though b/c too much dry wine too quickly will knock me…"
"Hi Niz, Tom and other Mac users,
I have also complained frequently/loudly to Minimed that Carelink only works with Internet Explorer/Windows... but they don't seem to be moving fast on a Mac version. My work-around is to use…"
"Ugh, I think I have to take a Victoza vacation. It hasn't helped my bs's but it definitely helps me eat less. I took a break from it a few weeks ago for a week. I really needed to get my digestive system back to normal. I ate like a pig. I…"
"I started Victoza about a week and a half ago, on a Thursday. I take my dose at 9:30am, same time as I take my Lantus. I've definitely noticed a decreased appetite and the ability to "say no" to bad food choices.
"I take mine off and put it in my purse right before I go through the machine. The first time I wore it while going through it caused them to pull me out for a wand and pat down. Even though I told them what it was they still insisted. This was a few…"
For people who use Victoza or would like to learn more about it.Please note: the exchange, sale or giveaway of items between members that require a prescription from a licensed practitioner is not allowed on TuDiabetes.We encourage you to donate supplies to non-profits such as the Charles Ray III Diabetes Association and Insulin for Life.You can also approach your physician's…See More
"The back of the arm is the most accurate of any spot according to many in the CGM business and that has been my experience also with the MM CGM I use. As far to the back where there is s good amount of fat is the best place, accurate, consistent and…"
"I was thinking about trying the inner thigh. It works just as well? Btw, I forgot I was wearing it the other day and bsically yanked it out when I pulled down my pants. Had to change it. Also, I never feel any pain at all but sometimes when changing…"
"Yep, I like upper front and inner thing bc it isn't in the way when I sleep and seems to work pretty well. It is pretty close to the meter and pretty consistent. I do "lose" the sensor sometimes.
I use this flesh-colored Nexcare…"
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