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Niz Roxanne
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Finding a good spot for my sensor

Started this discussion. Last reply by abcpav Mar 8, 2011. 34 Replies


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Niz Roxanne replied to onelildustbunni's discussion 'IUD?' in the group Diabetes and Women
"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…"
Nov 1, 2011
Niz Roxanne replied to Deborah's discussion 'birth control pills and blood sugar' in the group Diabetes and Women
"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…"
Nov 1, 2011
Niz Roxanne commented on Jonah's group 'Diabetic Jews'
"Thanks. I'll be at my mom's so if I decide to lift a finger and help I'll try to make them."
Apr 4, 2011
Niz Roxanne commented on Jonah's group 'Diabetic Jews'
"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…"
Apr 3, 2011
abcpav replied to Niz Roxanne's discussion 'Finding a good spot for my sensor'
"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…"
Mar 8, 2011
Niz Roxanne replied to KellieD's discussion 'Started Victoza and the side effects.' in the group VICTOZA
"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…"
Jan 28, 2011
Niz Roxanne replied to KellieD's discussion 'Started Victoza and the side effects.' in the group VICTOZA
"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. Cons: Totally…"
Nov 27, 2010
Niz Roxanne replied to Manny Hernandez's discussion 'New TSA screening procedures and diabetes: your thoughts'
"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…"
Nov 22, 2010
Niz Roxanne joined twiddlemthumbs's group


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
Nov 17, 2010
Niz Roxanne replied to Jennifer's discussion 'Carelink Updated' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"Any clue when it will work on a Mac??"
Sep 13, 2010
S Woodward replied to Niz Roxanne's discussion 'Finding a good spot for my sensor'
"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…"
Sep 6, 2010
Niz Roxanne replied to Niz Roxanne's discussion 'Finding a good spot for my sensor'
"Not sure but I'm not so savvy. I do have a PC desktop in the house, it's just more cumbersome to bring my things there as opposed to just bringing the laptop to my room."
Sep 6, 2010
Niz Roxanne replied to Niz Roxanne's discussion 'Finding a good spot for my sensor'
"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…"
Sep 6, 2010
Sunshine replied to Niz Roxanne's discussion 'Finding a good spot for my sensor'
"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…"
Sep 4, 2010
mother4peace - Christine replied to Niz Roxanne's discussion 'Finding a good spot for my sensor'
"Is there a way you can put a second operating system on the Mac? I don't know much about Macs but I recall a friend doing this before...or something like it."
Sep 4, 2010
Niz Roxanne replied to Niz Roxanne's discussion 'Finding a good spot for my sensor'
"I know, sucks right? My husband just surprised me with one for my birthday. It would be so much more convenient but maybe they're working on it....."
Sep 3, 2010

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Date diagnosed
September 8, 1997
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots, Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?

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At 6:48pm on September 14, 2009, Linda G said…

Best Wishes on your Special Day Niz!
At 1:11pm on July 3, 2009, Linda G said…

Welcome to the family Nix...take a peek at some of the groups when you get a chance!
At 4:14am on July 2, 2009, Kristin said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes Niz! Glad that you are here! I have done a pump vacation before successfully (and really enjoyed it). Let me know if you have any specific questions!

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