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Heat wave and Low sugars

Started this discussion. Last reply by Anonymous Jim Jul 26, 2011. 4 Replies

The heat wave from this past weekend had all of us scrambling to stay indoors but crazy thing happened, both on sat and sun, I had 2 episodes of low sugars 67 on sat and 65 on sun, they both happened…Continue

Tags: diabetes, and, index, exhaustion, heat

If you could Quit Diabetes, what would you say or do??

Started Aug 10, 2010 0 Replies

Steven Slater 's famous quitting ways inspired my what would you say or do if you could Quit Diabetes shtick...... See what Steven did hereContinue

Tags: diabetes, quiting

What kind of diabetes device would you like to see on the market today?

Started Jun 9, 2010 0 Replies

Some Diabetes Devices upgrades have been in the News this week as companies are more than ever clamoring to provide gadgets that make diabetes self management easier. Getting a handle on the diabetic…Continue

Tags: devices, diabetes

How many of us use a supplement in one form or another

Started this discussion. Last reply by Judith Sep 14, 2010. 38 Replies

A recent New york times article on a Study that  Found many  Supplements Contain Contaminants. Had me wondering how many…Continue

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Ronnie Gregory M replied to dickrichard's discussion 'Good News! Diabetes is now controllable.'
"Diabetes has always been controllable it is the obvious human factor that has always been the x factor. All these gadgets and apps are not basic necessities, just add-onn to make management easier. Show me some Insulin, a syringe to Inject it with…"
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"heya Chrissy welcome. Clevelander here. Go Brownniiiieeees Lol"
Sep 15, 2011
Ronnie Gregory M replied to Brock G's discussion 'You know you have been a diabetic so long that!'
"You say you are high and assume everyone knows what you mean until you see the weird looks you are getting...."
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Ronnie Gregory M commented on Mike Campana's group 'Cycling Diabetics'
"Great work John...Am surprised I missed that this year, buddy of mine whose a T1 and I are contemplating riding to the Point for MS this year have you ever done that ride?"
Aug 3, 2011
Anonymous Jim replied to Ronnie Gregory M's discussion 'Heat wave and Low sugars'
"This heat is killing my sugars, been keeping my sugars on a slightly higher side due to the heat plus work 110s instead of 80s and 90s fasting"
Jul 26, 2011
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Ronnie Gregory M replied to Ronnie Gregory M's discussion 'Heat wave and Low sugars'
"@Barrie Wow, normally when I go below 70 I can feel the effects right away, the incidents this past weekend actually woke me up but yes 33 is pretty scary....:)"
Jul 26, 2011
Barrie replied to Ronnie Gregory M's discussion 'Heat wave and Low sugars'
"The same thing happened to me on Saturday, except my low was 33! Sunday, I overcompensated a bit & ran a little high, but felt more comfortable doing that than the reverse. I don't think it's that unusual for extreme heat, especially…"
Jul 26, 2011
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Heat wave and Low sugars

The heat wave from this past weekend had all of us scrambling to stay indoors but crazy thing happened, both on sat and sun, I had 2 episodes of low sugars 67 on sat and 65 on sun, they both happened at about 2 am though. Bear in mind that I am a T2 even though am on Insulin so lows are very rare for me and other than the heat, nothing else happened out of the ordinary. I have been researching, looking for a link between the two but the answers I come up with are all general at best ie heat…See More
Jul 25, 2011
Ronnie Gregory M replied to Low Carb Dietitian's discussion 'Disagree with relaxing diabetes standards'
"Finally someone breaks through the ranks and becomes a dissenting voice, from the rhetoric that is some of the ADA guidelines, I applaud you and hopefully you will not lose your job for this. I have always looked at CDE's as the enemy because…"
Jul 20, 2011

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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
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friendships
Date diagnosed
October 15, 1998
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6
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Shots, Pump, Diet and Exercise
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OmniPod
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top 5 questions to ask your endocrinologist

Posted on December 14, 2010 at 10:30am 5 Comments

I read an interesting article a few weeks ago on the top five reasons why people do not ask their doctor questions and I got to thinking about what are the top five…

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Prelude to the Tour de Cure- A few questions on fund raising etiquette

Posted on April 23, 2010 at 6:19am 5 Comments

Last week I attended the Northeast Ohio tour de cure launch party for the tour which will be on June 13 this year.



It is my first time participating on the tour as a Red Rider, mostly I have always just put my contribution in the mail but more and more I find myself wanting and have made the decision to be more involved.



So here I was at the launch party with a few goals to introduce myself to the local ADA community and volunteers and also to find a team I could join this… Continue

My diabetes horror story

Posted on April 15, 2010 at 7:00am 0 Comments

I hate writing about diabetes horror stories mine included, not because its saddening but because it puts me in a very judgmental mood and I do not believe fear is a good motivator for any aspect of life.



The recent Oprah diabetes special comes to mind. While she used the typical fear factor to show how devastating poor diabetes management principles can be. That was one of the many wrong things with that episode which was meant to galvanize diabetics and pre-diabetics into action but… Continue

My kids are sabotaging my diet plan

Posted on April 12, 2010 at 9:16am 2 Comments

My kids are the greatest things in the world and I love them to death but the little rascals are doing major damage to my diabetic diet plan and I am beginning to think it is by design.

Last night at the dinner table, as usual am trying to cox my 2 year old into eating his dinner and I say the most typical line that I have heard from other parents countless of times.

" Do you know that there are kids in Africa starving right now coz they don't have enough to eat ?" I said and…

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At 6:56am on June 25, 2011, Linda G said…
Bravo on being featured on the "Members" page!!
At 3:54am on July 29, 2010, Christalyn said…
whats happening are your kids still sabataging your diet??? For some reason I have had an obsession with mac and cheese right now. everyday none stop mac and cheese. I know my sugar is through the roof. since I have been having a little medical horror story of my own happening with several Dr.
At 2:38pm on July 27, 2010, Christalyn said…
send me a friend ship request. I have maxed my request. Glad you like my t-shirts. I am trying to do so many things right now in addition to trying to get a "proper diagnosis" to my unknown condition. I try to read and look at more blogs. I wish there where more Type 2 blogs. I am trying to get some videos together. Could I interivew for my blog????
At 6:46am on July 24, 2010, Christalyn said…
hello!
We were chatting the other day on the #dmsa tweetchat. I just wanted to know if you had gone by my website. I haven't update the site in a while since I have been plagued with some health issues that I am trying to resolve. From my experience I will be putting up a section on how to deal with hospitals soon.

what other diabetic activities are you involved with?
At 8:04am on July 15, 2010, Doris D said…
Me too! Hope your having a good day today!
At 2:27pm on July 14, 2010, Doris D said…
Thank You for the friend Request. I've seen you aroound but just never got to send you a request. You are great here!
At 7:06am on July 13, 2010, mistressbinky said…
People willing 2 learn are not poor diabetics:)They r constant learners and informed. Maybe you should rename yourself the informer
At 12:37pm on July 7, 2010, Bertha Bond-Rogers said…
Hello,
TY4 wanting to be friends. Looks like you are getting plenty excercise .....wish it was me!
Hope you find help and encouragement on this site as I have.
beebae
At 8:32pm on July 3, 2010, Jasmine said…
Hey thanks for the invite hope everything is going well for you!
At 2:49am on June 29, 2010, Osob said…
Yeah I am gutted that we are out but what can we do Germany played well man they did well picking all such young talented team looks like they going to be wanted left right and centre by every club.
Still rooting for Ghana seeing as England have come back to us it would be great to see an African team lift the cup in an African country.
How are you doing?Hope everything is well.
 
 
 

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