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Weight Shift

I had my quarterly Endo visit this week and overall everything went very well (latest A1C = 6.2). I had written down a couple of questions for her and one was concerning my weight gain over the past few months and why my pants don't button so easy anymore. She proceeded to tell me that my weight has not changed at all in the past 4 years! She said that my weight has "shifted"! I hate when that happens. So I guess it's back to planking and situps to un-shift it!See More
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Stress replied to mcfc1987's discussion 'What is a "dangerous" low?'
"60's - not a problem 50's - a little shaking, a little sweating 40's - a lot of shaking, a lot of sweating, illogical words coming from my mouth, stay away from me! 30's - never been there; don't want to go there!"
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Stress commented on Austin Pereira's blog post 'My Dawn Phenomenon'
"That's one thing my Endo told me that has helped me is to bolus for everything! When I do (which is always now) my BS are really good but if I sneak in a cookie I will always see it later and be upset with myself."
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Apr 16
Stress replied to SandyG's discussion 'Does anyone still use a logbook?' in the group OmniPod Users
"I agree with the patterns that you will see plus my Endo can quickly look at the sheets and see what needs to be adjusted. I normally only do the couple of weeks before my appointment with her"
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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
me
The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
Get better control of my D
Date diagnosed
September 18, 1982
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.2, April 22, 2014
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Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
Omnipod
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http://stressed1.blogspot.com/

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Weight Shift

Posted on April 24, 2014 at 5:56am 0 Comments

I had my quarterly Endo visit this week and overall everything went very well (latest A1C = 6.2). I had written down a couple of questions for her and one was concerning my weight gain over the past few months and why my pants don't button so easy anymore. She proceeded to tell me that my weight has not changed at all in the past 4 years! She said that my weight has "shifted"! I hate when that happens. So I guess it's back to planking and situps to un-shift it!

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Optimist or Pessimist?

Posted on May 14, 2013 at 1:00pm 4 Comments

When it comes to bolusing are you a pessimist or an optimist? I think that for the first year on the pump I’ve been a pessimist because if I wasn’t quite sure of the carbs in a food then I would bolus less than I should have. I recently went to my endo and she yelled at me to bolus-bolus-bolus for all food that I intake!! Since then my numbers have been better especially when I go out to eat or somewhere else where I’m not quite sure how the food was made. I’ve learned that I must bolus a…

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Sweating

Posted on May 29, 2012 at 5:53am 3 Comments

I was working in the yard this weekend and was sweating to the point where my pod on my abdomin came very loose and I had to replace it. I had just put it on that morning. I guess it's just another thing to be aware of using the Omnipod!!

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At 8:25am on March 3, 2014, Mandy said…
thanks so much stress for the greeting!
At 9:11am on December 13, 2013, Jen86 said…
Thanks for the welcome Stress! Much appreciated!
At 7:41am on November 14, 2013, Kyleena Newell said…

Hi! I actually applied for the Omni pod a couple of weeks ago! after 2 days I got the pump and everything! This Monday I get it set up to practice! and a week after that I actually get the insulin! I am super excited! Especially the way that it is so easy and soo compatible with my life style!I can't wait to get it actually set up! Taking shots 4 times a day and sometimes forgetting is not good and I am ready for a change!

At 9:08pm on June 20, 2013, Traci said…

Thank you for the warm welcome Stress.

At 10:55am on May 9, 2013, Pammie said…

Hi - don't have mine yet, but have been to the hospital today to start the education process. Hospital are still awaiting funding approval - luckily in the UK we don't have to buy medications for diabetes. I am really keen to just get on with it now!! Any negatives?

At 1:37pm on May 3, 2013, Marie B said…

hey just stopping by for a hi and hello.

At 7:50pm on April 15, 2013, annielee419 said…

I love you page! I just wanted to stop in and thank you so much for the friendship.

At 6:54am on April 9, 2013, sharon ross said…

10X for your nice WELCOME!

At 6:32am on March 17, 2013, Jelly Bean said…

Hi there, thanks for the welcome post last week! I actually have quite a specific Omnipod question which isn't covered in the manual, so I'm heading straight for the Omnipod group :)

At 6:04pm on February 28, 2013, Linda G said…

CONGRATULATIONS STRESS....on being a FEATURED MEMBER!!!

 
 
 

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