"I'm sorry you are not able to get a pump, Bob. It seems so unfair, that the best way of managing Type 1 is only allowed if you are doing poorly! Not to mention the method that allows for an improved quality of life which is more and more…"
"Animas just requested I send in a c-peptide done with a concurrent fasting glucose - don't know what the 200% of lower limit of normal is; I'm pretty sure my fasting glucose will be less than 225. I don't meet the other criteria…"
"For pants and skirts, I just clip it on, though I have a few skirts that are have soft waists where this isn't secure. My jeans are too tight to use pockets but I love tossing it in my cargo pants pockets."
"I'm definitely a baby in this group! I just turned 65 and was diagnosed at age 58, so only 7 years as a Type 1 for me. My hat is definitely off to people who managed families, careers and, well LIFE while dealing with T1D. Not to mention those…"
"I don't know the answer, but will be interested to hear for when my warranty runs out in 2015.
But I did just start on Medicare and am in the process of figuring it all out. My insurance is a bit different as I have calPers (California state…"
"I have very well-fitting bras so there is no "in" to put it. But what I sometimes do is just clip it to the center of the bra with the screen facing out. This shows in some fabrics, but usually does not."
"Oh, my. Even though it was no surprise it still fills me with sadness at the loss but awe at the life. Nelson Mandela - one of the greatest men of our time. I just heard on the news a phrase he said, "One of the most powerful words is…"
"I can't contribute anything about exercise, blood sugar and weight loss. But I do have some concerns about allowing blood sugar to stay high to lose weight. I'm not clear on all the science, but I believe the severe weight loss that…"
"I'm sorry Susan is having these problems. I agree with Melitta about doing an injection when stubbornly high. I also think that many of us learn to tweak our own numbers in time rather than wait for an endo as it's a rare one who responds…"
"I have an arrhythmia that takes the form mainly of tachycardia. It long predates my Diabetes diagnosis. I'm told it's basically harmless as it is not indicative of any underlying heart condition. I take medication for it, though sometimes…"
Thanks anyway.I have started a discussion about the play button not working and so far have received no replies.I was composing my own tunes for the reminders which I use all the time.I get so tired of Mary Had A Little Lamb.If you know what I mean?
Hi Zoe I was just reading some of the posts online about EZ ManagerMax.My Ezmanager max3.06 does not work my custom composer.When I hit the play button the tune doesnot play.I called Animas and they told me they would send the 3.07 version.What is the difference between the two.I just hope the 3.07 version works better.
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Zoe, My comment was not directed at you; if I didn't make that clear, please let me say it now and remove all doubt. I do have to say, however, that I think you are wasting your energy trying to reason with someone who won't be reasoned with, and who simply will not hear what you say. You're attempting to move an immovable object.
So you have heard of Giving Tuesday, right? Maybe you have seen the hashtag: #GivingTuesday. If you are like me, confused by all of the messages pointing in different directions floating around social media, you may be wondering, “What is Read on! →
Last Thursday was November 14, 2013, the day we commemorated the birthday of Frederick Banting. Thanks to him we have insulin today. Early that day the International Diabetes Federation released updated statistics for diabetes worldwide, as part of their update Read on! →