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crazy week!

Started this discussion. Last reply by andrea Mar 3. 4 Replies

Feeling a bit discouraged this week. As I planned to get back on track and be extremely healthy and on top of things...I got a tooth infection, a sore throat and a fever! It was pretty crappy...and…Continue

is metformin helping or hindering my keto diet?

Started this discussion. Last reply by andrea Feb 14. 11 Replies

I have been on metformin ER for almost a year now. While i feel that it is helping with my numbers, I am wondering if it has any impact on the keto (high fat low carb low protein) diet that i have…Continue

Metformin vs. Metformin ER

Started this discussion. Last reply by chelsea Feb 9. 24 Replies

Wondering if anybody has experimented with both Metformin and Metformin ER. I know ER causes less stomach issues....but as far as weight loss and BG control, is there an advantage to taking the…Continue

cold weather dulling my pens?

Started Jan 10 0 Replies

I saw some posts about the accidental insulin in the freezer or leaving insulin in a hot car. I am great about putting my insulin in the fridge and always conscious about keeping it out of heat.Now…Continue

 

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andrea replied to Jen's discussion 'Breakfast ideas'
"I have not read through all of the replies here so I'm sorry if this has already been suggested... Tofu can be scrambled with some spices to make it sort of like eggs! and avocados make a great low carb breakfast!"
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Mar 21
TimmyMac replied to andrea's discussion 'lantus dose'
"I apologise for not checking this sooner. Yes the split dose has helped. I also found out that my lantus was running out so when I did the split dose, I needed considerably less insulin. Its also probably because puberty has finally ended for me,…"
Mar 13
andrea replied to andrea's discussion 'crazy week!'
"Antibiotics are done and I feel a bit better (minus the 150-170 range that I am stuck in). But I feel a small lump in my mouth between my cheek and my gum...could this be an abcess? I read about some terrifying experiences on here. My dentist is…"
Mar 3
andrea replied to ebeauchea's discussion 'Multiwave bolus for coffee?'
"I find that iced coffee is less of an issue. Not sure why."
Mar 3
andrea replied to ebeauchea's discussion 'Multiwave bolus for coffee?'
"Is it a flavored kcup? And I have found that splenda raises me a bit too."
Mar 2
andrea replied to ebeauchea's discussion 'Multiwave bolus for coffee?'
"So funny...I was literally JUST having this conversation with a diabetic friend via text.I mean seconds ago. We cant figure it out. I am 100% in love with coffee, but cant stand the sky rocket blood sugars. Almost feel like challenging myself to…"
Mar 2
rick replied to andrea's discussion 'crazy week!'
"Just play it right: don't be too heavy trying to push BS down! See numbers as.. numbers. Try not to get affected too much. The psychological side play a big role as always. Sure it's gonna end soon. In the meanwhile I'm sending you…"
Mar 2
andrea replied to andrea's discussion 'crazy week!'
"Hi Terry, Thanks for the response. My Rx was 3 days of zythromax (allergic to penicilin). I took 1 pill a day. I took acidopholis, a probiotic, for those 3 days as well. But yes, this has been incredibly miserable. I feel much better, aside from my…"
Mar 2
Terry replied to andrea's discussion 'crazy week!'
"I'm beginning to learn just how important a healthy gut is to overall health. Science is beginning to learn that a health gut is the source of a healthy immune system. I hesitate to tell you my experience with a dental infection but perhaps my…"
Mar 2
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crazy week!

Feeling a bit discouraged this week. As I planned to get back on track and be extremely healthy and on top of things...I got a tooth infection, a sore throat and a fever! It was pretty crappy...and so are my numbers! I am finally feeling a fit better but my numbers are shooting up despite my heavy corrections! I was 200 and double corrected to find myself at 220 a few hours later. Brand new bottle of insulin. I just finished my last day of antibiotics, and started the first day of my period. I…See More
Mar 2
andrea replied to andrea's discussion 'is metformin helping or hindering my keto diet?'
"thanks for the reply, Sally. I have been able to greatly reduce my insulin as well! and I feel so much healthier, and controlled on a keto diet. It is only recently that my weight is slowly climbing...despite the fact that i have needed much less…"
Feb 14
Scott A replied to andrea's discussion 'is metformin helping or hindering my keto diet?'
"My concern is with the Keto diet plus metformin."
Feb 9
Super_sally replied to andrea's discussion 'is metformin helping or hindering my keto diet?'
"Thanks for this post. Maybe count calories. But be sure that you are getting enough! From my research most people would need a minimum of about 25 calories per kg of body weight for metabolism and body functioning. Then add a few hundred per hour of…"
Feb 9
Brian (bsc) replied to andrea's discussion 'is metformin helping or hindering my keto diet?'
"Actually, metformin tampers down an overactive liver, and for some T1s it may enable better basal control. Metformin use by T1 has been around a long time. A recent Medscape article discusses the current state of understanding and concludes that T1…"
Feb 9
chelsea replied to andrea's discussion 'Metformin vs. Metformin ER'
"This video is from GMA and the second part discusses misuse of metfomin , and is comparing it to diabulimia. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VYMJP1tgID0 Just to clarify, diabulimia is not recognized as an ED by the DSM. Its the use of too little…"
Feb 9

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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
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
answers, adivce and support.
Date diagnosed
April 11, 2000
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.4
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, Diet and Exercise

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At 9:51am on January 19, 2014, Linda G said…

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New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
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At 4:13am on January 19, 2014, rick phillips said…

Andrea, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends.

At 5:40pm on March 22, 2013, PCH1.com said…

Pch1.com says HI, Anderia. Snow? over there. I have a picture and I am not a real intelegent body to go about sending the ones I like. So's do I look as I mite think I do. and how's your day?
I mean is this page an aleart or something? PLEASE... PCH.com

At 1:53pm on March 21, 2013, Zoe said…

Hi Andrea. I'll look forward to receiving your message and discussing our mutual (frustrating!) problem!

At 6:17am on March 19, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

HEARTIEST CONGRATS ON BEING A FEATURED MEMBER!! Reed

At 6:08am on March 19, 2013, Linda G said…

HEY...you're a FEATURED MEMBER!! CONGRATULATIONS Andrea!!!

At 1:20pm on January 19, 2013, Marie B said…

Happy Birthday Andrea! hope you're having a great day!

At 10:15am on January 19, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 7:21am on January 19, 2013, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ANDREA!!
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
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At 3:13am on January 19, 2013, brokenpole said…

Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

 
 
 

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