"Strange that you've developed Insulin Resistance without gaining weight! I understand about wanting to keep insulin doses reasonable not to gain weight, I worry about that too. But basically it takes what it takes to control blood sugar.…"
"Sounds like you know your pattern. You might try bolusing a little earlier before your meal to see if you can prevent it spiking that high. Also, you didn't say what you started out at; if I'm anywhere over my target of 110 before my meal…"
"Two thoughts come immediately to mind: You seem to have developed a fair degree of Insulin Resistance and are taking meds for that. Have you gained significant weight? If so, working on slowly losing would help reduce the IR.
Second, I don't…"
"I don't know anything about the Omnipod, but I assume it informs you of insulin on board. So I'm not sure when you got the 170 (I'm assuming you tested, didn't just rely on your CGM). But if it was at the two hour test and I was…"
"Hi Gina. I lost my 18 year old cat a couple years ago who was closer to me than any person so I understand how that hurts and people on here helped me with that as well, by sharing about their own animal friends and telling me about the Rainbow…"
"I think it's very important,shelly, to keep from judging other people's A1C's. A1C's and D management in general is based on many different factors and we can't know all those variables from a brief post. Even after…"
"Understanding for parents of Type 1 children is great, Leah, but since more people are diagnosed Type 1 as adults than as children, I think we are the ones that need understanding! It's good that you were told you had "type 1…"
"I too have always been told the doctor needs to note "copy to patient". They will not give you a copy if that isn't there. It is ridiculous, you should have a right to your own labs, but it seems to be the way things are done in…"
"I get mine done after the visit, but then I see a PCP and am not looking for any input from her on my D management. If anything else needs attention, she calls me. But if you have a doctor you want to go over things with then yes, before does make…"
"Another way to go is to contact Animas and see if they will walk through it for you. when I got my pump they did it all for me: insurance negotiations, even went to the doctor's office to give him the form to sign! They want their $5,000 after…"
"I am on Medicare (plus regular insurance) with a Ping, but I'm Type 1. They definitely are more stringent with Type 1's and will want to check your c-peptide. I would ask the pump company to check it out for you."
"You did it; you did it! Way to go, girl! I think you might relate: I'm really good at working my way through systems (and have helped others to do so), but aside from the anxiety about things working out I also feel "should this have to be…"
"I'm a type 1 and I see a NP, Sarah. I don't expect or want a medical provider to interfere in the daily management of my T1D. I just want them to write the prescriptions. And as Dave mentions I'm lucky to have good PPO insurance that…"
"Speaking just for myself, the last thing in the world I want is someone "checking on my data" and giving me advice about my D management. Nobody knows as much about it as me. Recently when my A1C had gone up my doctor said,…"
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.
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Para nuestra comunidad de diabetes la tecnología ha venido a llenar muchos vacíos y a hacer de nuestras vidas un poco mas llevaderas. Eso mismo nos proporciona una nueva aplicación de geo-localización llamada HelpAround (Ayuda a tu alrededor). HA Read on! →