"I had been getting an instruction to re-set my time after my battery change and I just automatically did so, thinking it was normal procedure. Then I happened to be talking to Animas about something unrelated and mentioned this. They said that was a…"
"Hi Leoni. I'm sorry you feel as you do and applaud you for coming on here and telling us about it. You are in good company here with 35,000 diabetics who understand what you go through with your D every day and I reassure you there are many who…"
"I think basal testing is useful when you are starting out, but for me, I find if I experience a change in my numbers which is a pattern, I will tweak the basal dose for the period two hours before the problem time and that usually does the trick."
""That's pretty compulsive"
Angivan, on this website we have a culture of not judging how other people manage their D. I also test 8-10 times a day. I find testing in the morning, before and two hours after meals, at bedtime and if I…"
"vpg, I've been on this board for 6 years and people give all sorts of advice based on their own experience. We all acknowledge that we are not doctors, but personally I have learned more that has helped me manage my D on here than I ever…"
"I haven't worn clothes to sleep in for years, Meee, but I tried the "under the pillow" thing at first and ended up with me and my cat wrapped in tubing, so now I do the sleep shorts/thermals thing and it's fine.
I announce to my…"
"Hi Linny and good luck ahead of time on your decision to make a change after 20 years! Most people are very happy they did and love their pumps. Also, most people say that the tubing, which they worried about the most quickly became a non-issue. I…"
"To be honest, I haven't found that the GI has much impact on Type 1's; only in the sense that high GI foods are often also high carb foods which of course affect both types! For example the pizza and cereal are listed above as…"
"I think for anyone on insulin especially it is necessary to test more than 4 times a day. You need to check before meals to determine insulin dose. You should check on waking and before going to bed to make sure you are in range and correct if not…"
"Hi Jen and Happy New Year.
I generally don't bolus for protein or fat and assume this is only necessary for very low carb diets. (but others seem to do so and my belief is that it simply works itself out in your I:C). However, one of my…"
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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