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Started this discussion. Last reply by Sue Feb 19, 2014. 17 Replies

I am the only one with type1 diabetes in my family. Yesterday morning and this morning I checked my 8 year old daughters fasting blood sugar and it was 108. Should I be worried? because I am.Continue


Started this discussion. Last reply by meee Dec 1, 2012. 3 Replies

If I took a correction at 3pm and would like to eat dinner with my family would that be safe to take more and eat or will that be called stacking and cause a low? It's been 2 and half hours. Blood…Continue


Started this discussion. Last reply by Sarah Truex Nov 24, 2012. 7 Replies

HI I have a question... I'm having a really off and out of blue day and haven't ate my dinner yet because for some reason my blood sugar 5 hours after eating is 202. My 2 hr number was 130 so I…Continue


Started this discussion. Last reply by monkmonk Aug 8, 2012. 3 Replies

I'm having such a bad day...and it's soo not normal... My blood sugar keeps going really high and then dropping until it's low.. It seems to drop pretty fast though and my hands feel like they have…Continue


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Sue replied to denise102206's discussion 'Help'
"Thanks Capin. I knew I was not explaining it well."
Feb 19, 2014
denise102206 replied to denise102206's discussion 'Help'
"Thank you for the information I will definitely be checking it out."
Feb 18, 2014
Sam replied to denise102206's discussion 'Help'
"I've been offered the opportunity to enroll my kids in this too... Keep us all posted on whether you continue to think it is a worthwhile endeavor"
Feb 18, 2014
Capin101 replied to denise102206's discussion 'Help'
"I have entered my child into this research study: If there is a testing center near you, then you may want to consider. If you consent the child will have an annual blood sample taken to test for auto-antibodies…"
Feb 18, 2014
FionaT1 replied to denise102206's discussion 'Help'
"I didnt know that. That is really interesting"
Feb 18, 2014
Sue replied to denise102206's discussion 'Help'
"Denise, The Joslin Center in Boston is researching why we get type 1, and if it is genetic. When I was at DO IT, they provided all of a pamphlet about a blood test they can run. It has a form in it, and you take to your doctor to draw the blood. I…"
Feb 18, 2014
denise102206 replied to denise102206's discussion 'Help'
"Thank you everyone I feel much better about it now :)"
Feb 17, 2014
Holger Schmeken replied to denise102206's discussion 'Help'
"Meters have limited accuracy. Their results deviate by 15% to 20% from the real blood glucose. You can take 10 meters and the same blood and will get 10 different results. You can take the same meter and 10 stripes of the same batch and you will get…"
Feb 17, 2014
Richmatik replied to denise102206's discussion 'Help'
"Up until now, the meters we use at home are considered "acceptable" if they are within 20% accuracy. There is another forum posting on TuD that makes reference to this becoming better in the future, but this is also something that we all…"
Feb 17, 2014
swisschocolate replied to denise102206's discussion 'Help'
"Either way, you cant do anything but wait and see… Unfortunately, there is nothing to prevent T1 Diabetes, you can only prevent her from getting into DKA at dx. However, i think she is not very likely diabetic, and as mentioned above, i would…"
Feb 17, 2014
denise102206 replied to denise102206's discussion 'Help'
"I checked because 2 times she has came to me feeling shaky and her blood sugar was low. Then 2 night ago she said she wasn't feeling well I made her wash her hands and check her blood sugar it was 140 that was 2 hours after a meal. That worried…"
Feb 17, 2014
swisschocolate replied to denise102206's discussion 'Help'
"I would not worry too much. Those meters can have a range of some points, so those 8 points wouldnt worry me. we have checked not diabetics blood sugars which have been in the range of 9 (about 170 mgdl) and they are still alright. keep calm, and…"
Feb 17, 2014
meee replied to denise102206's discussion 'Help'
"I can tell you what I do and what my endo said to do, unless you are correcting a high, try not to take another dose until 3 hours after the last one. It also depends on high you were and how much you took to correct that and where you're at…"
Dec 1, 2012
Zoe replied to denise102206's discussion 'Help'
"You just need to take into account the Insulin on Board. It depends on your Duration of Action; we all figure that a bit differently. I'm on Apidra and use 3 hours. So if, let's say I took a 3 unit correction. If it's been 2.5 hours I…"
Dec 1, 2012
acidrock23 replied to denise102206's discussion 'Help'
"That would be stacking however if your dose was calclated very precisely, you should be where you'd want to be. If I'm heading down steeply, I might bolus for the dinner food and have a glass of something with a few extra carbs, beer,…"
Dec 1, 2012
denise102206 posted a discussion


If I took a correction at 3pm and would like to eat dinner with my family would that be safe to take more and eat or will that be called stacking and cause a low? It's been 2 and half hours. Blood sugar is 88 now and would like to eat but don't know if it's to soon since I took the correction.See More
Dec 1, 2012

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Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
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June 22, 2011
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At 4:03am on April 23, 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.
Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
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At 1:16am on April 23, 2013, rick (aka: #blankieboy) said…

Denise, Happy Birthday !! Here is hoping your day is full of joy and happiness.

At 12:45pm on July 1, 2012, Linda G said…

AWESOME....You're a featured member!! BRAVO Denise!!

At 9:55pm on June 29, 2012, Zoe said…

Glad to help, Denise; a lot of people helped me when I first came on here! Don't hesitate to ask me any questions that come up for you.

At 4:51pm on May 28, 2012, Donna H said…

Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community.

At 4:28pm on May 28, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here! Welcome home Denise.....
This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends.
Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups".
Once in, you can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the space provided.
Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
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Take care....and keep in touch!

At 7:10am on May 28, 2012, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

At 5:54am on May 28, 2012, Doris D said…

WELCOME TO OUR LOVING, CARING, AND UNDERSTANDING FAMILY MY FRIEND!!! Great to have you here with us!!!!Please feel free to check out our Forum, Blogs and Groups here!!! If u have any questions please feel free to ask any of us or put it on our forum. To answer any of us back just hit the "comment back "bar under our comments and you will go to our page where you can leave a comment to us and also read abit about us.
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At 5:14am on May 28, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Welcome to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. Please read the BLOGS the FORUMS and check out the many GROUPS for much valuable advice and information. WELCOME!!!




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