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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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jjm335 replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"There is a bit around the edges of the patch, but if you wait a few minutes longer it dries off and doesn't stick to your clothing. Some users have posted details of stuff to remove extra skin tac, but I don't bother. One minor down-side…"
Sep 22
Gayle Kodimer Mckenna replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"ok, i was trying to wipe the skin tac onto the sensor's adhesive, lol! very frustrating! but if you're wiping onto your skin, isn't there some extra skintac still exposed if you've wiped a little to large an area, and then have…"
Sep 22
jjm335 replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"Wipe on skin (cover enough area for the sensor and the opsite flexfix patch). Wait a minute or two to allow the adhesive to become tacky (whilst this is happening I usually use the time to get the sensor out of the pack and peel off the backing…"
Sep 22
Gayle Kodimer Mckenna replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"for those of you using skin tac wipes, are wiping onto the adhesive on the sensor, or are you wiping directly onto your body, then applying sensor?"
Sep 22
dishers replied to Steve's discussion 'OmniPod Newbie Guidance' in the group OmniPod Users
"The pod holds 200 units."
Sep 9
dishers replied to John11's discussion 'Pod restart?' in the group OmniPod Users
"I am guessing you have not heard the change now alarm lol. Yes there are ppl on here that extract insulin. I don't but there are ppl that do."
Sep 8
dishers replied to Steve's discussion 'OmniPod Newbie Guidance' in the group OmniPod Users
"I believe the main reason is that the battery in the pod only lasts three days. Also like what Steve said you don't want it to stay in to long due to infection."
Sep 8
dishers replied to Steve's discussion 'OmniPod Newbie Guidance' in the group OmniPod Users
"The pods can only be used maximum 3 days. Dex will only guarantee for a week but ppl have had them working for 3 weeks or more."
Sep 8
dishers replied to Steve's discussion 'OmniPod Newbie Guidance' in the group OmniPod Users
"speaking for myself, I love the pod. although it is the only pump I have had. I can be very active and I would not want to snag tubes on anything. that was my though when I decided on the pad and have not changed my mind, the dexcom I pay out of…"
Sep 7
dishers replied to Steve's discussion 'OmniPod Newbie Guidance' in the group OmniPod Users
"do you drink coffee in the morning? I notice that if I have more then a cup of coffee 2 or more, that I put in 2 units to compensate and my sugars stay stable."
Sep 6
dishers replied to Steve's discussion 'OmniPod Newbie Guidance' in the group OmniPod Users
"HI Steve, well I know for myself absorption is different depending on where I put the pod. works well for me on the buttocks, thighs arms, and on the girls. lol I know some ppl also use it by there love handles. my best site is on the girls, then…"
Sep 6
dishers replied to Dave's discussion 'Well that's a first time...' in the group OmniPod Users
"may be a silly thought here but is your battery life still good? I have not had that but the pass two pods, my last two actually. (yikes). just stopped working, no errors nothing. canula looks in but sugars going up up up, not sure where the cannula…"
Sep 3
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"
Sep 2
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"
Sep 2
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"
Sep 2
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…"
Sep 1

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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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7.0
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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 :)
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.
 
 
 

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