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Need advice and help!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Dee Mar 15, 2012. 29 Replies

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Dee replied to SAMANTHA's discussion 'Need advice and help!'
"No idea about the gas, but the tongue problem could be that you're getting oral thrush from the bgs being so high. I like the suggestion of splitting and increasing the lantus as suggested on page 3, as well as Holger Schmeken's…"
Mar 15, 2012
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Mar 15, 2012
Stoyan replied to SAMANTHA's discussion 'Need advice and help!'
"I think Zoe gave a very good reply, I agree with that. Also, it's important not to stress over it either way...stress only makes things worse."
Mar 15, 2012
acidrock23 replied to SAMANTHA's discussion 'Need advice and help!'
"That' very good advice and may offer a "simple" (ha ha, relatively simple anyway?) solution? I didn't really realize how much running BG all over the place, cleaning up the "morning mess" every day was until I got it…"
Mar 15, 2012
Holger Schmeken replied to SAMANTHA's discussion 'Need advice and help!'
"You wrote that you take 22 units of Lantus in the morning. Very likely this one shot will not cover 24 hours. If this is your problem you will have hours with perfect control after the injection of the Lantus. Then when the Lantus is loosing its…"
Mar 15, 2012
JustLookin replied to SAMANTHA's discussion 'Need advice and help!'
"The massive fluctuations could also be because you are still sick and your body is fighting off the bug. Under this circumstance it can be really hard to get stable sugars. Advice given is good. For now as recommended I'd be eating super low…"
Mar 14, 2012
Robyn replied to SAMANTHA's discussion 'Need advice and help!'
"Make sure your Basal Insulin is not bad, or expired. Sounds like the fast-acting is working. Maybe the Basal is in need of switching...just a thought. Good advice from everyone else. Hope you get things a bit leveled out."
Mar 14, 2012
acidrock23 replied to SAMANTHA's discussion 'Need advice and help!'
"I don't think you sound like a hypochondriac either. High BG will mess you up. My plan is to test a lot. I also cheat by eating pretty lightly during the week. Part of this is b/c I've had some success losing weight (peak of 275, now…"
Mar 14, 2012

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At 10:09am on September 28, 2011, Zoey Stevens said…
Samantha, I have had type1 for about 15 years, that I know of! I live in Laguna Niguel, CA. My Mom actually teaches at Cal State Fullerton, and I have a few friends at the Hibbleton Gallery there. For fun, I like to play tennis, swim, make art and raise tons of money and awareness for diabetes. I am hosting an art show at the Allen Diabetes center in Newport Beach next month, you should come out! Welcome to tu diabetes!
At 8:21am on September 28, 2011, Zoey Stevens said…
Hello Samantha. Glad to know you. You can always hit me up here. Thanks for the note! Do you have type1, type2, gestational diabetes?
At 5:58pm on June 28, 2011, mistressbinky said…
Do you have a OBGYN specialist for those w/ diabetes? If not call 1-800-diabete and see if they can find you one.
At 2:57pm on March 10, 2010, Patti Burns said…
HI, Samantha! Hope all is well with you. Patti
At 5:44pm on September 8, 2009, Patti Burns said…
Hi, Samantha! Hope you had a great Labor Day! Patti
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At 11:11pm on March 22, 2009, Patti Burns said…
Hi Samantha, How's things going? Hope all is well. Drop me a line or two to know that you are okay. Patti L.
At 6:52pm on January 8, 2009, Teresa said…
Hey Samantha, how are you doing with the pump?
At 8:35am on January 2, 2009, Jaimie Hernandez said…
That would be fun! Cherise is in Menifee too....
At 9:49pm on January 1, 2009, Jaimie Hernandez said…
Hi there

Letting people know about the new group if you have not seen it yet :)



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