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Synonyms: T1 and P.T.S.D. ???

Started this discussion. Last reply by Diabetic Dad Jun 16. 6 Replies

Low today !?!

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Stuart replied to PumpGirl's discussion 'The Dumb (And Sometimes Funny) Things People Say to Diabetics'
""...IF YOU HAD EATEN THE GREEN BEANS FOR LUNCH, YOU WOULD NOT HAVE GONE LOW..." said one of the nurses with the crash cart team when they called "Code Blue" on me, not because somebody put the short acting insulin in the IV bag…"
Jul 4
Stuart replied to Melitta's discussion 'First-Ever ADA Guidance Specifically for Type 1 Diabetes'
"Sounds a little too neat to me. There are millions of us who do not use the "tech" they are so strongly marketing! CGM. Pumps. What of us, I wonder? Do these magic goals still apply then?"
Jul 4
Stuart replied to MarinaTheBetes's discussion 'On the topic of burnout'
"Chuckling.... yup! (Gotta watch the series one of these days....)"
Jul 4
Stuart replied to Santiago Jimenez's discussion 'Dairy Milk, Soy Milk or Almond Milk ?'
"How do you like your eggs??? Different tastes. Multiple brand names, which one(s) do you like... My wife and kids love the 8th Continent Chocolate. Most of the Unsweetened Vanilla(s) brands are much better tasting, less beany etc. than their…"
Jun 25
Stuart replied to Judith in Portland's discussion 'Phooey...'
"How can we help dear lady? Care to yell at an online friend?"
Jun 25
Stuart replied to Dave's discussion 'Relion test strips: An example of how WE, the healthcare consumer, are the problem'
"Fine points. Generic meters/strips last time I checked were NOT the same in terms of clinical accuracy. Close enough maybe but not as good as the brand names (supposedly)? What valid reason insurance companies have for requiring an entirely new…"
Jun 25
Stuart replied to Anne's discussion 'Wedding Day - Diabetes Plan'
"Is your maid of honor intimately familiar with your diabetes? Id give her a small bottle of soda instead of the tabs, or better yet a tube of the icing whether specifically for diabetes or your basic cake icing. It will NOT interfere with your day…"
Jun 19
Stuart replied to MarinaTheBetes's discussion 'On the topic of burnout'
"Well said. I believe "control" is severely dangerous and mistaken term… IMHV-fwiw. Control is an illusion in my view. Too many parts, pieces, interactions… far too complex a disease to have so simple a…"
Jun 19
Stuart replied to MarinaTheBetes's discussion 'On the topic of burnout'
"An Indian fellow by the name of Gopi Krishna, was a Hatha Yoga practitioner. Sounded iike a perfectly normal guy, middle aged, etc. He accidentally opened up what the Hindus call Chakras. His description of that opening process was incredibly…"
Jun 19
Stuart and JonD54 are now friends
Jun 19
Stuart replied to algoban's discussion 'Tight control and risk of complications'
"Hello Dave: A fair question to be sure. But yes, with regret I question the approach and "meaningful" efforts required to achieve such results. They severely chaff... IME. Your choices, and sounds like you have a formula that works I do…"
Jun 17
Stuart replied to algoban's discussion 'Tight control and risk of complications'
"Thank you, good clarification :~)"
Jun 17
Stuart replied to algoban's discussion 'Tight control and risk of complications'
"Not familiar with the term TAG? What does it mean -embarrassed-? Targeted something goal? Targeted....???"
Jun 17
Stuart replied to 明けてく空's discussion 'Highs vs. Lows'
"A choice between swimming with a great white shark or being barefoot, in a small dark room with angry, venomous baby pit vipers. Can I choose to play with neither -wg-?"
Jun 17
Stuart replied to 明けてく空's discussion 'Highs vs. Lows'
"Able to eliminate either one of from all existence, Ill gladly take high(s) every time versus a single low. The choice between the Great White Shark (ie low) versus an enraged venomous pit-viper, in a small room, while barefoot (ie high) I will…"
Jun 17
Diabetic Dad replied to Stuart's discussion 'Synonyms: T1 and P.T.S.D. ???'
"Yeah, same thing here. Certain places, usually doctor offices and hospitals give me the heebie jeebies, but that's it. And I have had co-workers joke about me having a low, after they had done all they could to help. But if people make…"
Jun 16
DFresh replied to Stuart's discussion 'Synonyms: T1 and P.T.S.D. ???'
"So I dont think its like PTSD but I do have triggers. For a period before I was diagnosed, I thought I was going insane. I realize now it was blood sugar swings causing irrational and aggressive behavior, but that behavior went on for a fairly long…"
Jun 16
Diabetic Dad and Stuart are now friends
Jun 16
Stuart replied to algoban's discussion 'Tight control and risk of complications'
"Thank you for making the distinction. Not sure I agree, but appreciate your points. Lows are cause by excess insulin, somewhere in the equation. Whether absorbed too rapidly, too little food to make energy required, excess exertion, somewhere its…"
Jun 16
Stuart replied to Stuart's discussion 'Synonyms: T1 and P.T.S.D. ???'
"ok, a different perspective, fair enough. Never had co workers remind you of the incident(s), hopefully well meaning but excessively concerned about your health? I dont ask them about their hearth attacks, their thrush, their gum disease ever, why…"
Jun 16

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
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?
Experienced peers... with different ideas!
Date diagnosed
March 1, 1969
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots, Pump, CGM, Diet and Exercise
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Approaching the 50 year mark riding this dragon.

Been a student of Karate-Do for a day or two... ask if you're interested.

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At 9:53pm on June 2, 2014, Linda G said…

BRAVO on being a FEATURED MEMBER Stuart!!

At 11:02am on June 1, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Stuart, having cool friends is super cool. Thanks for being my new super cool friend...................................Rick

At 7:31pm on May 29, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Stuart congratulations on being named a featured member of the week.

At 6:57pm on November 3, 2013, acidrock23 said…
Thx for the friend add, although I feel like I've known you for years...
At 11:04am on November 3, 2013, GinaY said…

Thank you for accepting my friend request. There are so many incredibly interesting discussions here on your page, and I really love the way you write.

At 9:53am on May 15, 2013, Linda G said…


At 7:27pm on March 31, 2013, Cora said…

Sorry for the delay. Ask away about the accupuncture.

At 2:18pm on October 28, 2012, nel said…

Thanks for the link Stuart !! ...what a timing on your part...we saw out Vet ( who does teach Tai Chi ) on our walk the other day , who handed me a pamphlet re starting dates in our Community and I found this on FB . I have not committed myself to joining his group :)
PS...another story : his daughter is an insulin pumper

At 8:15am on August 23, 2012, nel said…

Thank you again for commenting on the November 2011 picture .I hope someone can answer your question about the name and that you will be able to locate a youtube video of this set ...let us now please.Please help me with locating your discussion about Martial Arts ??

At 12:54pm on March 12, 2012, nel said…

Hi Stuart ...thanks for commenting on the November 11 on my page ...I don't know the answer to your question " chi gung practice" ??? ; I did read on your page ,that you started a discussion about Martial Arts ...and plan to have a look :)




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