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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 Kay459's discussion 'New to Omnipod- can you help me figure out what I am doing wrong?' in the group OmniPod Users
"I don't really have much more to add then what is already here, except Breath..... and then again. LOL. it is scary at the begining but you said you also have a dexcom. call her endo and they will tweak it for you. most times if it is something…"
Wednesday
jjm335 replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"It's the same in the UK. Apparently the liquid is too inflammable (dangerous) to send via air mail."
Oct 13
dishers replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"hi all is anyone in Canada that has the bottle of skin tac? I can only find the wipes on line in Canada."
Oct 13
dishers replied to meee's discussion 'Sensor Kaput?' in the group Dexcom Users
"Yup dog lover for sure. Pic is of Kalden he is a Tibetan mastiff my 160lbs baby"
Oct 6
dishers replied to meee's discussion 'Sensor Kaput?' in the group Dexcom Users
"Thanks CC Bambi I use my breasts for sensor and for pump, it is my best site for readings and is kept from being banged or snagged since my bra keeps it safe. LOL."
Oct 6
dishers replied to meee's discussion 'Sensor Kaput?' in the group Dexcom Users
"CC cjould you please explain the 3 finger stick. I have not heard of this. when would you do this? Thanks a bunch. last couple of days it seems to be off, telling me I am low when I am not. would this be a good time to do the 3 finger stick? I have…"
Oct 6
dishers replied to Alicia's discussion 'Diasend?' in the group Dexcom Users
"Works for me on my Mac and I am In Canada. Dexcom studio however have to use parallels using win 7"
Oct 1
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

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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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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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