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Robin Lynn Macke
  • 45, Female
  • st.Louis Missouri
  • United States Minor Outlying Islands
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HCG diet

Started this discussion. Last reply by tigger Oct 13, 2011. 1 Reply

rules for flying

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Jarboe Feb 23, 2014. 11 Replies

MDI user Basal/Bolus ratio

Started this discussion. Last reply by Robin Lynn Macke Jan 31, 2010. 7 Replies


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Mike Jarboe replied to Robin Lynn Macke's discussion 'rules for flying'
"good point...will call doc...thanks"
Feb 23, 2014
Richmatik replied to Robin Lynn Macke's discussion 'rules for flying'
"Not at all Mike, just have a doctor's note with you in case you get questioned. I can't recall the last time I even was asked to show it. As with any medications, you should always pack it in your carry-on. What happens if they lose your…"
Feb 23, 2014
Mike Jarboe replied to Robin Lynn Macke's discussion 'rules for flying'
"I typically pack my syringes (eippens of Novolog and Levemir) in my luggage, but i am making a quick trip and not taking luggage. Will I get grief about epipens and a couple syringe tips in my carryon?"
Feb 23, 2014
tigger replied to Robin Lynn Macke's discussion 'HCG diet'
"Hi Robin, Don't know if you ever made it to the endo or not - did you start the HCG? I am on HCG diet day 11. I had to stop my BP meds (due to my BP being at around 105/67 (YAY!!!!) and had to stop Metformin due to my feeling weakish - when my…"
Oct 13, 2011
Robin Lynn Macke posted a discussion

HCG diet

Hello all, anyone have any experience with the HCG diet? How safe for TYPE 1's? I have several non D patients and one friend doing it and the results are amazing. It sounds close to Dr.Berstein BUT you either inject the HCG hormone or there are oral drops. My next endo appt is May 25th I will ask them then. Thanks in advance, Robin
Apr 27, 2011
Anonymous Jim replied to Robin Lynn Macke's discussion 'rules for flying'
"Doesn't get that cold in them. I have worked both passenger and freight they can get real hot nothing to block the suns rays at the altitude planes fly at hence why most airlines won't except animals in some temperature ranges. The man…"
Oct 18, 2010
Alan replied to Robin Lynn Macke's discussion 'rules for flying'
"Good point. I think they have a heated compartment for them. I have air-freighted my cats in jet liners. They are live-stock and have their own heated compartment. But most luggage is unheated."
Oct 18, 2010
Kari replied to Robin Lynn Macke's discussion 'rules for flying'
"How is this possible? They put people's dogs in there...."
Oct 18, 2010
Anonymous Jim replied to Robin Lynn Macke's discussion 'rules for flying'
"I get screened everyday by TSA. I have only been asked once about my supplies and that was followed by asking why I had so many needles. I just told them I'm diabetic and keep my supplies on me at all times and then asked if they had a CRO…"
Oct 18, 2010
Chris replied to Robin Lynn Macke's discussion 'rules for flying'
"Only problem I had was going through the metal detector with my pump. That lead to a full on frisk in a plexi glass room. On the way back, I just put everything in my carry on while going through security. Didnt have a problem then"
Oct 18, 2010
Alie replied to Robin Lynn Macke's discussion 'rules for flying'
"You can carry all your medication,you have to have a cool bag with an ice pack or more depending on the distance of the flight.You can also check out the links below: http://www.frious.com/ Or if you live in the UK http://www.friouk.com/ Additional…"
Oct 18, 2010
Robin Lynn Macke replied to Robin Lynn Macke's discussion 'rules for flying'
"Thanks for all the info, I knew my big TU community would come thru for me!!"
Oct 18, 2010
Alan replied to Robin Lynn Macke's discussion 'rules for flying'
"Carry ALL diabetic supplies as carry-on luggage. The storage hold is unheated. At 36,000ft the air-temperature is -56*C."
Oct 18, 2010
Anonymous Jim replied to Robin Lynn Macke's discussion 'rules for flying'
"Nothing official you can carry what you need. I"
Oct 18, 2010
Brian (bsc) replied to Robin Lynn Macke's discussion 'rules for flying'
"You can look through the "official" rules here (http://www.tsa.gov/travelers/airtravel/specialneeds/editorial_1374.shtm#3). In general, you don't require a doctors order. I no longer even declare my supplies, but have all my supplies…"
Oct 18, 2010
Robin Lynn Macke posted a discussion

rules for flying

Hello all, is there a quick link here for airline rules for carry on medical supplies?  I am MDI(only for one more month). I have a letter from my MD but this is my first time flying since diagnosis. Thanks, RobinSee More
Oct 18, 2010

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At 8:23pm on June 17, 2010, Lois said…
MyHotComments Just "picture" me there beside you!

Hope you have an absolutely AWSOME day for your birth "anniversary!"

At 11:00am on March 30, 2010, Sloane said…
Thanks for the comment on my blog! :) If Jesse does join, I'd be happy to be his friend! It's great that he can find TuDiabetes so soon after being diagnosed!
At 8:45am on February 14, 2010, Sutton said…
Hi Robin, I work at the store at Clayton and Big Bend. I am starting with Dr. McGregor soon. I went to Dr. Tobin at Barnes once and didn't go back only because he wasn't on my insurance after that. I work Fri-Mon at my WAG if you're ever nearby come in and say hi! Best, Sutton
At 12:56pm on August 3, 2009, Patricia said…
Hey Robin:) Glad you had a good visit w/ Doc...and I know what it is like, trying to get lower HgA1c while on shots. I too had to split my Lantus...much better...and then switched to pump:) I think you should try the pump...I bet you would really like it and w/ the CGMS...much better control. You could maybe ask Daniels for a trial on the pump...a week or so, and see yourself what you think. No...I do not have CGMS, only because I have such crappy insurance right now...I was downsized and then kept insurance by working on my grad degree/school insurance. I do have the transmitter for the MiniMed one...and will be getting a box to fine tune my pump rates...but, will not wear it continuously. From what I have heard...most people really like the DexCom and it is more accurate, works more continuously than the MM one. You will have to let me know what you think of it once you are up and running! so glad you are well and I am sure that the Hg will come right down w/ close monitoring:) I check BG like 12+ times a day when I am fine tuning...and BGs are always so much better. Really does require close monitoring and adjusting over time to keep tight. I just think all DBs should have coverage to cover the expense...in the long run, it SAVes so much money for companies and the govt. Well...must run:) Take care and keep in touch!
At 8:57pm on July 30, 2009, Patricia said…
Hope your visit w/ the doctor went well:) and hope traffic/detours not too horrible! I have to give myself at least 1.5 hrs from here (Labadie...Gray Summit exit on I-44). Be well...and keep in touch!
At 8:41am on June 23, 2009, Robyn said…
Hi Robin,
Thank you for the comments. Yes the cats....I am glad your daughter liked the pictures. This D is really a ride...huh? It can be so very hard. At least we all have each other to get support and understanding! I look forward to knowing you better and have a good day:)
At 6:29am on April 15, 2009, tracy said…
Robin - welcome to TuDiabetes - it's great to have you join us! I live north a bit - just outside of Cedar Rapids, IA. Again, welcome!
At 11:06pm on April 10, 2009, Patti Burns said…
Welcome to tudiabetes, Robin! Here you will find alot goin on as I have for over a year now lots of friends and support. Glad you found us, Patti
At 1:38pm on April 10, 2009, Yvonne C. said…

Welcome to TuDiabetes!!

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