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Dexcom CGM software

Started this discussion. Last reply by KCsHubby (Dave) 9 hours ago. 3 Replies

Does anyone have the software where you can download your results? My provider has it, but I see her every three months. Do you know if the software is extra? Do any of you have it? Do you find it…Continue

pre-exercise snacks

Started this discussion. Last reply by meee Jan 25. 4 Replies

Okay-- I asked about breakfast foods... now I am asking about what you eat before you exercise.My normal exercise is walking 2 miles around the track. I try to do this nearly daily. Today, I had a…Continue

please list breakfasts you like that don't cause dramatic spikes in blood sugar

Started this discussion. Last reply by ame e. Jan 25. 42 Replies

I am type I on humalog and Levemir. I now have a CGM, which is great, but shows me that my current breakfast does not work-- spikes up and then crashes down.I like eggs, but not every day.I have…Continue

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thanks to everyone

Started this discussion. Last reply by Leo2 Nov 16, 2012. 2 Replies

I'm on my fourth day of my new low-carb diet, with increased focus on insulin reactions, and writing down a food log and my sugars. I have lost 3 pounds... basically just by giving up some of my…Continue

 

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KCsHubby (Dave) replied to ame e.'s discussion 'Dexcom CGM software'
"Just confirming previous replys. It is free and easy to use. I find it very helpful. I also use Diasend to upload and view data. Is also very helpful for me."
9 hours ago
Annabella replied to ame e.'s discussion 'Dexcom CGM software'
"You can download the software from the Dexcom web site www.dexcom.com. Under the products tab look for Dexcom Studio, the download is free."
10 hours ago
niccolo replied to ame e.'s discussion 'Dexcom CGM software'
"http://www.dexcom.com/dexcom-studio It's free. Yes, I find it helpful to see my own data. Your mileage may vary."
10 hours ago
ame e. posted a discussion

Dexcom CGM software

Does anyone have the software where you can download your results? My provider has it, but I see her every three months. Do you know if the software is extra? Do any of you have it? Do you find it helpful?ThanksAme E.See More
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ame e. replied to ame e.'s discussion 'please list breakfasts you like that don't cause dramatic spikes in blood sugar'
"awesome suggestions... this is the kind of thing I was looking for. ame e."
Jan 25
Terry replied to ame e.'s discussion 'please list breakfasts you like that don't cause dramatic spikes in blood sugar'
"This is an interesting thread. I'm enjoying the creative responses."
Jan 25
Alex replied to ame e.'s discussion 'please list breakfasts you like that don't cause dramatic spikes in blood sugar'
"Oh I love talking about breakfast. It's my favorite meal. Some meals that I have come up with that work really well to keep me stable in the morning are: Spinach, Bacon and Avocado ingredients: fresh spinach, 2 to 3 slices bacon, 1/2 an…"
Jan 25
Clare replied to ame e.'s discussion 'please list breakfasts you like that don't cause dramatic spikes in blood sugar'
"I hope they come out well. I'm having one for breakfast this morning. Psyllium husks are part of the seed of the plantago plant not wheat. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Psyllium_seed_husks"
Jan 25
meee replied to ame e.'s discussion 'pre-exercise snacks'
"On mdi I have typically eaten some nuts/cheese/protein/fat, it would depend on what my bg was before and when I had taken the large basal shot. If I was going low a glucose tab/smarties etc. Last night on the pump, dex alerted I was dropping…"
Jan 25
meee replied to ame e.'s discussion 'please list breakfasts you like that don't cause dramatic spikes in blood sugar'
"wow, sounds great! I'm going to try to make them tomorrow if I have time, my mouth is watering just thinking about them, lol. It is still puzzling to me how this can be gluten free? I thought psyllium was made from wheat since it has a pic of…"
Jan 25
sdkate replied to ame e.'s discussion 'pre-exercise snacks'
"I swim mid morning, so technically I should eat breakfast before, however, I've had bad cramps when I eat a meal before swimming. So I have yogurt and toast with peanut butter before and an orange or fruit after....I swim for about 45 minutes…"
Jan 24
Leah replied to ame e.'s discussion 'pre-exercise snacks'
"I usually have a slice of bread with 1 tbs of peanut butter. I find that my blood sugar drops 40 points per mile if I'm really running, and maybe 15 if I'm walking."
Jan 24
acidrock23 replied to ame e.'s discussion 'pre-exercise snacks'
"For me, I like to clear out insulin on board. If I try to run in the AM, with groups, I will try to get up *really* early to eat a couple hours beforehand. At night, I'll run when I get home from work. I try to start out about 90 and have 8-10G…"
Jan 24
ame e. posted a discussion

pre-exercise snacks

Okay-- I asked about breakfast foods... now I am asking about what you eat before you exercise.My normal exercise is walking 2 miles around the track. I try to do this nearly daily. Today, I had a good breakfast, eggs and sausage and small no sugar mandarins... My sugar was like 140. I had a larabar at 11 a.m. I exercised, and it dropped to 118. I stopped exercising (did not bring glucose tabs with me) because it dropped to 118 after the first mile and usually it goes down like 50 points (at…See More
Jan 24
Clare replied to ame e.'s discussion 'please list breakfasts you like that don't cause dramatic spikes in blood sugar'
"I made a batch last night and used bananas, walnuts, dried cranberries, and a sprinkle of cinnamon. The fruit added come carbs making it 12 net grams instead of 4 but I had one as a snack last night and it was delicious toasted with some butter.…"
Jan 24

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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?
advice and fellowship
Date diagnosed
September 1, 1969
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
8.0
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Shots
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I've had diabetes for 43 years. I still need to work on writing down blood sugars and losing weight. I exercise and do not eat sweets.. I also have hypothyroid and hypercholesterolemia.

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At 10:30am on November 9, 2014, Linda G said…

You're welcome!! I figured sending you the cat w mouse would be a bit of a link with your kitten...if nothing more ;)\

At 5:57am on November 9, 2014, Linda G said…

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May your SPECIAL DAY be bright

And nicer than ever before!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY AME!!
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At 5:36am on November 9, 2014, rick (aka: #blankieboy) said…
Ame e. Happy Birthday !! I hope your day the and coming year are overflowing with happiness and goodwill.
At 10:19am on November 9, 2013, Linda G said…

Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES AME!!
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Hey, take a couple of minutes and do The Big Big blue Test!!
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At 1:15am on November 9, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

HAPPY, HAPPY BIRTHDAY,ame e. , I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 12:24am on November 9, 2013, rick (aka: #blankieboy) said…
Ame e. happy birthday!! Here is hoping your day is full of joy and happiness.
At 4:52pm on November 9, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you ame....
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
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Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on right now!
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At 1:14pm on November 9, 2012, ame e. said…

THANK YOU FOR THE BIRTHDAY WISHES..

At 5:21am on November 9, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,ame.e. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 7:48am on October 24, 2012, shoshana27 said…

welcome ame e.:)

 
 
 

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