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blood pressure and swollen face hands and feet

Started this discussion. Last reply by lh378 Aug 15. 14 Replies

Hi all to early to ask for medical help here, so thought I would ask here, my fav place.my blood pressure this morning is 115/81 again 118/89 and last one 116/86 my face is swollen, hands and feet.…Continue

Tags: swelling, kidneys, swollen, edema

victoza repeated

Started this discussion. Last reply by Christopher Aug 18. 17 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

 

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dishers replied to bort269's discussion 'Anyone heard of Tidepool+Dexcom?' in the group Dexcom Users
"I could not upload to diasend prior to the update since then I can. I registered as international I am in Canada. Then I open up uploader plug my cable inn then my receiver and it uploads I quit then sign I. And all my data is there"
6 hours ago
dishers replied to bort269's discussion 'Anyone heard of Tidepool+Dexcom?' in the group Dexcom Users
"my Omnipod does not seem to want to upload to disend. what cable are you using for it? i have no problems uploading my dexcom from windows or a mac"
8 hours ago
dishers replied to bort269's discussion 'Anyone heard of Tidepool+Dexcom?' in the group Dexcom Users
"I use disend on a mac. I can upload all of my Dexcome G4 data on there. using Maveriicks"
8 hours ago
dishers replied to Linny's discussion 'First Big "ol Hematoma!' in the group Dexcom Users
"My motto is always if you are concerned and feel to get it checked then you should. my spidy sense always seems to know better than I do and has always been right. so if your spidy sense is kicking overtime at least if you know you can relax and…"
yesterday
Rich890m liked dishers's discussion Doctor still in the dark ages
Sunday
dishers commented on Mathew's group 'OmniPod Users'
"BayBorn, ahh yeah, sometimes they do if it was the day that you have put it on and not closer to having to change it, I guess it depends who you are talking to. I have not had many only time I do is if I don't pinch up. or sometimes on my thigh…"
Saturday
dishers added a discussion to the group Hypothyroid Diabetics
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Time interval on increasing dose

I got a message (answering machine) from my doctor stating that my thyroid results showed thyroid was to low and I have to increase my dose, I have just started on Synthroid. started with 0.025 then they increased to 0.05, and he said that if I can tolerate that then go to 1.5 which would be 2x a day. then to go to 2.5 which would be 4 tablets a day. He did not say how long in between increases I should do this but did say that he does not think it would be enough the dose I am on as my TSH was…See More
Saturday
dishers commented on Mathew's group 'OmniPod Users'
"BayBorn- sometimes it is just a bad batch. If you get to many from the same batch they will usually exchange or replace the box of pods."
Saturday
dishers added a discussion to the group Hypothyroid Diabetics
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is Eltroxin the same as sythroid?

Hi all, so i was on sythroid 0.025 and now they have put me on eltroxin 0.05mg, is there a difference in synthroid vs eltroxin? and what should I be looking out for. they mentioned heart rate but my heart usually beats fast so not sure what to look for and how often.thanks in advanceSarahSee More
Aug 27
dishers replied to dishers's discussion 'Doctor still in the dark ages' in the group OmniPod Users
"I agree with both of you david, and Linda. Was not ther for my Diabetes but he had to put in the report that I was, then we have a debate about it, and his reply at the end was lets keep things simple. I decided to bite my tongue before I made a…"
Aug 27
dishers and Bonnie are now friends
Aug 27
Suzan replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"I use skin tac before inserting sensor,wipe area again with skin tac, put on a donut of hyerflex and then wipe again with skin tac. I do this with both the Dexcom and pump infusion set."
Aug 26
David (dns) replied to dishers's discussion 'Doctor still in the dark ages' in the group OmniPod Users
"Sorry you're having to deal with this. The medical system has enough hoops they make you jump through without having to pile on this kind of nonsense. Good luck navigating the minefield! We're pulling for you. :)"
Aug 26
Janet Ballone replied to dishers's discussion 'Doctor still in the dark ages' in the group OmniPod Users
"Exactly David and I just signed a petition for Medicare to approve the CGM along with many people on my Facebook page. They label it a "luxury"... hmmmmm a luxury that saves lives. Doesn't quite make any sense."
Aug 26
Andrea555 replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"I use skin tac and have had good results. I dab it on the outside of the pad, not my skin."
Aug 26
dishers replied to dishers's discussion 'Doctor still in the dark ages' in the group OmniPod Users
"I do have a very good endo. this guy I was sent to from my naturalpath doctor due to my pain and they do not know what to do. all my doctors are passing me to someone else as they do not know what to do but keep me on pain killers which is not enogh…"
Aug 26

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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
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To give and receive information to better understand Diabetes
Date diagnosed
March 24, 2000
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Pump, Diet and Exercise
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Omnipod
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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?
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 :)
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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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