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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 sdkate's discussion 'Please answer me quickly......a little nervous'
"No big deal, sounds like you scratched your skin just with a bent needle. A metal thorn so to speak."
9 hours ago
Stuart replied to Vikki's discussion 'Does tight control guarantee No complications.'
"Nope, tighter control brings risks as well. No guarantees Vikki. Less likely get complications perhaps, but no absolute guarantees I'm afraid."
9 hours ago
Stuart replied to azgirl1902's discussion 'Test Strips Emergency'
"Whatever the largest pharmacy(ies) in your area will all have an in-house "generic" brand meter and strips. Shouldn't cost more than thirty dollars for a decent quantity of strips 50-100 strips somewhere? Make some calls, you'll…"
9 hours ago
Stuart replied to pixierun13's discussion 'And on the other hand, we have a different BGL'
"Pssst... you broke the "code". Guess what the venous blood draw would give you re: a reading"
9 hours ago
Stuart replied to jeffri kay's discussion 'How does having diabetes mix with your career?'
"The diagnosis has no direct influence that I am aware of at least?"
9 hours ago
Stuart replied to JeffJinSD's discussion 'ADHD and Diabetes'
"Propose asking your pharmacist this one directly? If they cant have a detailed discussion with you then press them, so they CAN get the answers you need. This is their thing."
9 hours ago
Stuart replied to Timbeak48's discussion 'Visually figuring out how much insulin is left in the vial.'
"Unlikely, easiest method is to use a fresh (new) syringe and see how much insulin can be drawn-up. If it fills the entire syringe, you have at least that much. Once done, put the insulin back into the vial"
9 hours ago
Stuart replied to sdkate's discussion 'In public or Not?'
"I inject in a plane, on a train, in a car, in a bar, I'm a regular Dr. Seuss with regard to my diabetes self-care. That being said, I NEVER knowingly ever make a spectacle/scene in any manner about it. I have both tested AND injected soooo…"
9 hours ago
Stuart replied to 1DebY's discussion 'What Frustrates You About Diabetes?'
"When that occurs WE speak of ourselves in the "third person", to get the attention of the chuckle head(s) who broke all kinds of social no-no's, as well as ethical no-no's, in discussing our condition with anybody... whom we did…"
10 hours ago
crankycat replied to Stuart's discussion 'Yes or No: cured in your lifetime?'
"Yes - great things are happening in research. I have had 2 pancreatic islet cell transplants in 2011 and while I didn't achieve insulin independence I am taking about 1/3 of the amount of insulin that I was taking, and only the slow acting…"
Aug 27
anthill replied to Stuart's discussion 'Yes or No: cured in your lifetime?'
"There's too much money in this Disease, So why would they cure it!!! If there's a cure from a pharmaceutical company then they would make a said pill that you take everyday and they put a price on it!!! LOL an Endo said there will be a…"
Aug 20
krisa replied to Stuart's discussion 'Yes or No: cured in your lifetime?'
"YES! definitely :>"
Aug 19
cbaer replied to Stuart's discussion 'Yes or No: cured in your lifetime?'
Aug 19
longsands replied to Stuart's discussion 'Yes or No: cured in your lifetime?'
"Probably not, so No"
Aug 3
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

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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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