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Tramadol

Started this discussion. Last reply by Terrie 3 hours ago. 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.

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

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omni pod disposal

Started this discussion. Last reply by dishers Jun 2, 2013. 3 Replies

Hi all, I am not having much luck in getting answers but here is another question. I live in northern ontario and am inquiring where would I dispose of the pod's, my pharmacy only deals with shards…Continue

any new news?

Started this discussion. Last reply by smileandnod Apr 11, 2013. 4 Replies

HI all, I am looking into pumps finally T1 since 2000. I am going towards the Omnipod since having tubes I would be worried I would get caught up in it. I have noticed that the pods are smaller then…Continue

 

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TimmyMac replied to dishers's discussion 'Tramadol'
"I had to take it when I tore my bicep and I hated it. For some reason when I took it I had to unexpectedly lower my lantus 30% to keep from going super low.(and of course, when I told my endo this she didn't believe me) but the final straw for…"
6 hours ago
Eucritta replied to dishers's discussion 'Tramadol'
"I've been using tramadol for years now to help with pain from RA. In my experience it's safe for occasional use. It is very like a mild opiate with many similar side-effects, and like them best taken when the pain sets in rather than when…"
6 hours ago
dishers replied to dishers's discussion 'Tramadol'
"Thanks Nell I to wear a G4 and perks were messing it up so they are wanting me to try this I guess when my pain is really bad I will try it."
9 hours ago
Nell replied to dishers's discussion 'Tramadol'
"I just had this discussion with my internist a few days ago. First, I can't answer your question for you. My info applies to myself only. But, I can't take Tylenol due to using a Dex cgm and I can't take any aspirin product due to…"
9 hours ago
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Tramadol

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.
10 hours ago
dishers replied to Fred Goldberg's discussion 'Dexcom G4 w Animas Vibe Pump Impressions?' in the group Dexcom Users
"This is my first time using a CGM, but I love it, (I pay out of pocket for it). I find that it is bang on or close to what my pump says (omnipod) although I have only been getting 10 days the most out of it where other people have gotten many more…"
Monday
dishers replied to dishers's discussion 'Temp Basal issue' in the group OmniPod Users
"Thanks Rebecca."
Friday
Rebecca replied to dishers's discussion 'Temp Basal issue' in the group OmniPod Users
"My max basal is all the way up at 15. I never go above 3 (my normal highest is something like 1.3) but it gives me the whole spectrum to adjust. I don't want my pump programming dictating what I can and can not set my insulin levels to. I…"
Friday
dishers replied to dishers's discussion 'Temp Basal issue' in the group OmniPod Users
"Ok so my max basal is set to 2.00u/hr which is what my morning basal settings. What is pupils max Basel rate set to?"
Friday
dishers replied to dishers's discussion 'Temp Basal issue' in the group OmniPod Users
"Rob, my increment is set to .05 and tried 5% did not work."
Thursday
dishers replied to dishers's discussion 'Temp Basal issue' in the group OmniPod Users
"yes thanks Rebecca I had done a search and found that but did not help."
Thursday
RobAW replied to dishers's discussion 'Temp Basal issue' in the group OmniPod Users
"What is your Bolus Increment? My guess is, if it is set to 0.10, and you were trying to temp increase it by .05 as a result of the calculation, perhaps it's calculated value is less than your minimum bolus increment. Perhaps try to change your…"
Thursday
Rebecca replied to dishers's discussion 'Temp Basal issue' in the group OmniPod Users
"There was a previous discussion about this problem here: http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/omnipodusers/forum/topics/temp-basal-outside-of-delivery-range I think we've tried everything they suggested but you might want to scan it in case…"
Thursday
dishers replied to dishers's discussion 'Temp Basal issue' in the group OmniPod Users
"I tried the 10% first, did not work, changed the duration up and down, then I changed it to 5% and tried up and down again with duration, changed Max basal to 14 from 12, still no change. worked the other night when my sugars were above 10 so many…"
Thursday
Rebecca replied to dishers's discussion 'Temp Basal issue' in the group OmniPod Users
"That is weird... just out of curiosity, would it let you change it by 10%? I'm wondering if 5% is just to small an increment for the pod to change by."
Thursday
dishers replied to dishers's discussion 'Temp Basal issue' in the group OmniPod Users
"It was at 12 and had tried at 14. Did not work so messages the forum."
Thursday

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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 phillips 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.
At 2:23pm on September 8, 2012, dishers said…
Thanks for all the welcomes. Glad to be here
At 6:28am on September 2, 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 7:40pm on September 1, 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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