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victoza repeated

Started this discussion. Last reply by dishers Jul 8. 6 Replies

Hi all, I know this topic has been done but do not see anythng recent.I am a type 1 and was told about Victoza and may help me as I have become a bit insulin resistance.anyone on it now, is there…Continue

Tags: type1, victoza

Prolotherapy for nerve pain

Started May 21 0 Replies

Hi all have any of you had prolotherapy treatments for nerve pain? I have had acupunture now they want to try this. Lyrica and aaaaaall the other pills don't seem to work.

Tramadol

Started this discussion. Last reply by Terrie Apr 22. 5 Replies

Has anyone been given this medicine? I am a bit nervous to using it as it is a 1 pill for 24 hours and I do not need it every day as I have way to many pain pills as it is for my neuropathy.

Tags: neuropathy, pain, tramadol

Test strips where do you dispose of them?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mar2a Mar 9. 58 Replies

I was watching a youtube on 5 bad habits with diabetes. this lady was explaining 5 bad habits that she has with her diabetes one of them was after using her test strips she puts them in her purse or…Continue

Tags: meter, test, strip

 

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dishers replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"I have it on my lower back horizontal, fat end facing away from my spine. clipped securly. blow dryer that might work. Good idea. I do try not to let soap or shampoo get in. sometimes hard to do when on my back. so as far as my showers go I have…"
6 hours ago
2hobbit1 replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"How do you have your sensor oriented? If you have the fat end up will tend to get more water in it then if you have the thin end up. If your doing horizontal then try vertical. One other option is to use a hairdryer to "blow" it dry. Dont…"
6 hours ago
Parrformance replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"You CAN cover the transmitter, it makes no difference. The benefit of covering the whole transmitter is better adhesion AND your clothes will slide over the transmitter easier and not catch on the edges. The cover also puts a barrier between spandex…"
8 hours ago
dishers replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"I am wondering why? I put my hypha flex on after as it is the patch attached to the cgm that looses it's glue so after a week I apply a hypha flex that I cut as nothing is supposed to cover the transmitter. So I cut a hole and then apply it…"
8 hours ago
2hobbit1 replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"Tegaderm is so thin that the insertion needle just goes right through it. Think of pin through a balloon, does not effect or coat the sensor."
10 hours ago
Linny replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"Disher is asking if you insert the Dexcom into the tagaderm without cutting a hole. Doesn't it push some tagaderm in with the sensor?"
14 hours ago
2hobbit1 replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"I have both opsite flexfix as well as tegaderm. The tegaderm is a bit thinner. I use a piece on skin where I'm going to insert the dex sensor. Then stick the dex on top of it and do the insertion. When I do that I have not needed to add an…"
21 hours ago
dishers replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"I am feeling like an idiot as I am not understanding and yet English is my only language lol I use hypafix I cut a hole as I am told not to cover transmitter. I stick sensor and transmitter on then take hypafix and put hypafix over top of white…"
22 hours ago
jm replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"all those things below work.. but in order for glue to stick the best, you need to clean the oil from your skin.. most people purchase the 70% alcohol from CVS, but right next to these $2 bottles is the 90% bottle, also $2.. with this you have…"
22 hours ago
Renea replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"I use the wipes before I insert and they work pretty good. I also have the liquid that I use after the chm has been inserted and starts to peel. I dab it on with a q-tip and let dry. I never use the applicator that comes with otherwise it is…"
22 hours ago
Parrformance replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"Works great, I hope you order the bottle instead of the individual wipes. The bottle of Skin-Tac will last a looooong time. I may suggest some Tac away wipes as well, they will remove the sticky residue from your skin and other surfaces. The only…"
22 hours ago
dishers replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"I thought te graders was like what I use where you cut a hole big enough put sensor on and then the patch over the patchi of the sensor and bigger to lay on skin"
23 hours ago
Scott Wilkins replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"I do the Tegaderm thing too. Place a square of it that is at least as large as the area the CGM will cover, if not larger. Then put the sensor on top of the tegaderm patch and go about the normal insert. Tegaderm is so thin it goes right through…"
23 hours ago
dishers replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"What do you mean before? I thought it was like my flex, cut a hole and out it on holding it down that way. Mine lasts for 3 weeks when it stays put."
23 hours ago
2hobbit1 replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"I put a piece of tegaderm down first and then insert through the tegaderm. I have no issues with the tegaderm peeling and the dex sticks to it much better than it does to me. I usually run my sensors for 2-3 weeks or more if its still calibrating…"
23 hours ago
dishers added a discussion to the group Dexcom Users
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Skin tac wipes

My cgm is falling off these days in like two days and the hyperflex looks so ugly after a day so Dexcom told me about skin tac, I ordered some from diabetes express what do you think of the product and how do you actually use it. Lol
23 hours ago

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Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
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At 9:48am on July 22, 2014, Dane said…
How do you extend the use of your Dexcom sensor?
At 8:42am on June 7, 2014, Linda G said…

BRAVA on being a FEATURED MEMBER DISHERS!!

At 6:58pm on June 5, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" said…
Dishers congratulations on being named a featured member of the week.
At 11:02am on March 28, 2014, Marie B said…
At 7:23am on March 28, 2014, Marie B said…

Hi Dishers, you are right, the video you were looking for had not been posted. I asked Emily, and she posted it this morning, here it is

http://www.tudiabetes.org/video/tudiabetes-live-interview-with-dr-shai-gozani-founder-and-ceo-of-

At 3:55am on November 28, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Dishers, 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 8:37am on July 19, 2013, Steve D said…

BTW sARAH - Is that a Golden you are walking with in your "Avatar" photo?....you can see clearly I am a Dog lover!

At 5:05am on November 28, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you dishers...
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?
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At 3:33am on November 28, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 12:43am on November 28, 2012, brokenpole said…
Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.
 
 
 

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