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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

Insulin pump Canada

Started this discussion. Last reply by S Woodward Apr 9, 2013. 3 Replies

HI all,does anyone know of a website or direction to find out what insulin pumps are available currently in Ontario? been thinking of the Omnipod but would like to compare all of them.Thanks in…Continue

 

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Dondi replied to dishers's discussion 'Chasing sugars what works for you?' in the group Dexcom Users
"For me it tells me how my body reacts to different foods. Sometimes it takes 8 hours for a food to reach the highest BG number. At least it seems to. Other times it is like 15 minutes. Keeping track of what you eat (Like a Food Diary) can be…"
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Joern replied to dishers's discussion '? About ???' in the group Dexcom Users
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Clare replied to dishers's discussion '? About ???' in the group Dexcom Users
"Thanks, yes I do use alcohol pads to do the chore, but only if I have one handy. To be honest I haven't gotten the ??? in a very long time. My current sensor is on day 16 and the one before that was on day 26 when it finally started with the…"
Saturday
Mike Ratrie replied to dishers's discussion '? About ???' in the group Dexcom Users
"Clare, FWIW if you have an alcohol swab, that would be better/faster since alcohol literally removes water."
Saturday
dishers replied to dishers's discussion '? About ???' in the group Dexcom Users
"Thanks Clare, ended up having to replace it, wish I hadn't have it on my upper stomach, hate it there. LOL we will see if it works though, calling on monday to order since I don't think they are open on the weekends"
Saturday
Clare replied to dishers's discussion '? About ???' in the group Dexcom Users
"Although it is not recommended - you can snap the transmitter out briefly to dry it off and snap it back in without having to do anything as far as calibration goes. The transmitter does not search for a signal continuously, just once every 5…"
Saturday
dishers replied to dishers's discussion '? About ???' in the group Dexcom Users
"well the ??? keeps coming back, now 2:49am so later in the morning will put a new sensor on since this one is getting replaced anyways, not sure what went wrong, no signs that it was going to go poof. going to have to order more since this will be…"
Saturday
dishers replied to Jen's discussion 'Breakfast ideas'
"I have a visalus shake great for diabetic's"
Saturday
dishers replied to artwoman's discussion 'Well I tried it - infusion site in left boob'
"I use pods and my best site is on the boob or just under it, well hidden and comfortable and get my best readings there, although I would not want to try it with my CGM that stings more going in so don't want to try it there but the pods, best…"
Saturday
dishers replied to dishers's discussion '? About ???' in the group Dexcom Users
"thanks for the explanations, It was showing the ??? for more then an hour, I called tech support and they are sending me a sensor, (very cool), no water issues, just seemed to happen around 7pm and did not come back on. I stopped the sensor and…"
Saturday
Clare replied to dishers's discussion '? About ???' in the group Dexcom Users
"The system may tell you that it cannot provide a sensor glucose reading. When this happens you will see either the ??? glucose reading error icon or the hourglass wait icon in the status area. These symbols mean the receiver does not understand the…"
Saturday
Scott Wilkins replied to dishers's discussion '? About ???' in the group Dexcom Users
"It's most likely the transmitter is not connecting well to the sensor. Try removing the transmitter and cleaning the two small silver connectors with first a pencil eraser, then with a dry cloth. Put it back and see if that makes any difference."
Saturday
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? About ???

Hi all I put a new sensor in the morning of the 7th and this evening I am getting the ??? Is this a defect kind of thing prior to the 7days. Should I be calling it in? Has been like this for a while now and I only have the one sensor left.
Saturday
dishers replied to dishers's discussion 'Chasing sugars what works for you?' in the group Dexcom Users
"I would be really worried if I was going low at night, as for my basal it is most of the time set properly or so that it is flat when not eating. When I am in pain however it does not drop so just more insulin on top of insulin. I see a chronic…"
Apr 9
Terry replied to dishers's discussion 'Chasing sugars what works for you?' in the group Dexcom Users
"Pain must be a tough condition that complicates BG control. I'm sorry I don't have any experience to offer you on that factor. It seems like I'm always trying to fix some BG problem. Lately I've been have very persistent low BGs…"
Apr 9
dishers replied to dishers's discussion 'Chasing sugars what works for you?' in the group Dexcom Users
"I agree Scott, I test myself at least every 2hours. Most of the time I do well but when my meds are not working enough my sugare go high and stay hi. My a1c are usually in the 6% just started with the dexcom which has given me insight to higher…"
Apr 9

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
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get info on how to better manage my sugars
Date diagnosed
March 24, 2000
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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?
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 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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