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blood pressure and swollen face hands and feet

Started this discussion. Last reply by lh378 Aug 15, 2014. 14 Replies

Hi all to early to ask for medical help here, so thought I would ask here, my fav 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, 2014. 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, 2014 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.


Started this discussion. Last reply by Terrie Apr 22, 2014. 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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Latest Activity

dishers replied to rgcainmd's discussion 'Very excited about the new Dexcom Share mobile app' in the group Dexcom Users
"Well that really bites only in the US."
11 hours ago
dishers replied to Ms Ashua's discussion 'Could it be this box of pods?' in the group OmniPod Users
"and both be covered or bring price down. costs about 5000.00 a year for my CGM, sigh"
Jan 15
dishers replied to MarlboroNick's discussion 'Battery removal from the PDM' in the group OmniPod Users
"could you not put a ribbon in yourself?"
Jan 6
dishers commented on Rob's group 'Dexcom Users'
"Nel I believe we do have the same software."
Jan 6
dishers commented on Rob's group 'Dexcom Users'
"Clare, I am in Canada, and we do not have the new update that the American's have. When my meter and Dex are off I often wonder which is more accurate but so used to the meter in my pump I go with that, for an example, my Dex this morning is…"
Jan 6
dishers commented on Rob's group 'Dexcom Users'
"Net I think it is a personal thing, but it also states to not trust your Dexcom when correcting or giving insulin. my dex is not always spot on and as I have only had tt since last March, I do not always trust it as I do my Omnipod. I will use it…"
Jan 5
dishers commented on Rob's group 'Dexcom Users'
"Net, I still poke myself about 8 times a day. I use the Dexcom for watching my trend and making sure it stays where I want my sugars to be. I always finger test before I eat anything."
Jan 5
dishers replied to Manny Hernandez's discussion 'How Many Carbs Do You Eat per Meal per Day?'
"I have been suffering for 3y now with pain that they treat with perks, muscle relaxers, lyrics, I have been attacked by auto immune issues. I have no thyroid, nerve damage, Diabetic Macula Edema, just to name a few. they keep saying well we have to…"
Jan 4
dishers replied to Manny Hernandez's discussion 'How Many Carbs Do You Eat per Meal per Day?'
"My doctor takes it seriously at least with me, I am thinking that sometimes it depends on your attitude going in. if you don't care why should they? but as far as helping on other levels like the weight put on due to lack of excersice due to…"
Jan 4
dishers commented on Rob's group 'Dexcom Users'
"I called tech support for the out of range issue, they told me it is normal to go out of range a couple times a week. WHAT? I used to be able to go downstairs and it was good. now I have it on me all the time and will still say out of range. very…"
Dec 24, 2014
dishers commented on Rob's group 'Dexcom Users'
"I have had my transmitter since Nov 20th, so you could say it is new. lol"
Dec 24, 2014
dishers commented on Rob's group 'Dexcom Users'
"so lately this past week two different sensors. I have had an out of range come on, first time I was sitting at the table eating, and dexcom was on the table, second time I had my coat on and it was in a pocket in front of the transmitter. I do not…"
Dec 23, 2014
dishers commented on Rob's group 'Dexcom Users'
"Thanks pilot and Clare, going to have to figure a way to save it now. lol checked out his facebook page also"
Dec 2, 2014
dishers commented on Rob's group 'Dexcom Users'
"I can't find the presentation Sugar Surfing anywhere only reference to it, or register for a work shop etc.... any idea's where to look or a link? please."
Dec 2, 2014
dishers replied to laura's discussion 'Cussing at your receiver!' in the group Dexcom Users
"I had my high set to 60min and low at 15min. I have been calling my dex Mr. Panky lately I have been calling it Mr.Snitch. sensor's have not been behaving lately, well over the 20% and mine also very slow to recover. I am not sure about…"
Nov 26, 2014
dishers replied to Anthony's discussion 'FDA Approves Dexcom Software with Artificial Pancreas Algorithm' in the group Dexcom Users
" is a cloud based application to view your cgm, pump, etc... all in one place"
Nov 22, 2014

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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…


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

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? 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 :)
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!

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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