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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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Parrformance replied to Stuart's discussion 'Verio IQ, "ISSUES" (batteries, strip fill issues)' in the group OneTouch Users
"I only have the strip fill problem, it most definitely makes me very angry."
2 hours ago
Stuart added a discussion to the group OneTouch Users

Verio IQ, "ISSUES" (batteries, strip fill issues)

Went through the recall, finally got the new meter and been having odd problems ever since...Anybody ELSE having these issues? What (if anything) are you doing about any of them...I get the VERY LOW battery message every couple of days! I use the charger(s), get the fully charged message, then two, maybe three days it happens again. Then it STOPS happening for a few weeks and then starts all doing it all over again. Aggravating....Grrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrr.Then my personal pet peeve. Get a large drop…See More
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OneTouch Users

For users of OneTouch UltraMini, OneTouch Ultra, OneTouch Ultra2, OneTouch UltraLink, OneTouch Verio IQSee More
rgcainmd replied to Stuart's discussion 'Yes or No: cured in your lifetime?'
"No, probably not in my lifetime, but I hope in my daughter's lifetime. (She has Type 1, I don't. I wish I could remove T1D from her body and put it into mine.)"
Stuart replied to Kristin's discussion 'Kids diabetes support groups in schools?'
"What will you do to earn their trust Kristen? As a diabetic yourself you have MY trust. However, as a grown woman, a teacher too, perhaps that will require some extra "revelation" on your part possibly??? The biggest problem for ANY of us,…"
Stuart replied to Kristin's discussion 'Kids diabetes support groups in schools?'
"I'd like to connect with the "cool pump fellow", if you could ask them when you get a chance please?! Please feel free to PM me, if they would like and are able to chat. How long do you have for the presentation, real world? How old…"
Sep 10
Stuart replied to Kristin's discussion 'Kids diabetes support groups in schools?'
"Interesting question... BRAVO. Been diabetic longm long before there were such things as technology, meters, groups. Unlikely there will be sufficient numbers to make that kind of a group fly, I would think... however that does not stop you from…"
Sep 9
Stuart replied to Nettie's discussion 'To Change Insulins or Not To Change Insulins, this is the question'
"Hello Nettie: Absolutely nothing wrong with either insulin which are being proposed. Lantus was not intended to act as a short-acting insulin. It is a long-acting insulin, and only meant to be a background insulin. a glass ceiling through which…"
Sep 8
Stuart replied to LiL MaMa's discussion 'How long can a type 1 diabetic go without insulin'
"Heretic -lol-"
Sep 8
Stuart replied to LovetoHike's discussion 'Massive Insulin need increase'
"Every seven years or so, as people and our bodies are in very different places, than they were the seven years previously. Physically, mentally, our activity(ies)are much changed in seven years. Your insulin needs are the same. They will & do…"
Sep 8
Jocelyn replied to Stuart's discussion 'Yes or No: cured in your lifetime?'
"The simple answer is just no."
Sep 3
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."
Sep 2
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."
Sep 2
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…"
Sep 2
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"
Sep 2
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?"
Sep 2
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."
Sep 2
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"
Sep 2
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…"
Sep 2
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…"
Sep 2

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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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