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victoza repeated

Started this discussion. Last reply by dishers Jul 8. 6 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

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

Tags: meter, test, strip

 

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dishers replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"that must be american cuz here in Canada it is like 150 for a box of 50 where the hypafix is about 15 a roll"
19 hours ago
Parrformance replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
21 hours ago
2hobbit1 replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"It was $23 for 100 which would be 23 cents a piece if I got the size I ordered. Since I got the larger size I get two per sheet so about 12 cents per use. With 2-3 weeks per use its going to take a long time to get through this batch. Be sure you…"
21 hours ago
dishers replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"I can't believe how much it costs, that like over $100.00 a month again I would think out of pocket."
22 hours ago
dishers replied to Michelle Powley's discussion 'Are glucose sensors covered by any individually purchased plans?' in the group Canada Diabetes
"when I tried to get coverage through Manulife I also had to send all the info they came back with that since I have good control of my sugars the,y will not cover the Dexcom cgm. However they do pay 100% for my OmniPod pump and supplies or at least…"
22 hours ago
2hobbit1 replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"I had ordered 2 3/4 by 2 3/8 from Amazon but was sent 4x6 ish ones instead- packing error I assume. I just cut them in half and get two uses from each one. http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B000PQ5NM4/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o06_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1…"
22 hours ago
dishers replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"Thanks all for all the wonderful ideas."
23 hours ago
dishers replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"what size of tegaderm do you use?"
23 hours ago
dishers replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"huh, I was told that you could not cover the tranmitter but does make sense as our clothes cover it. geesh, bows head."
yesterday
dishers replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"I have it on my lower back horizontal, fat end facing away from my spine. clipped securly. blow dryer that might work. Good idea. I do try not to let soap or shampoo get in. sometimes hard to do when on my back. so as far as my showers go I have…"
yesterday
2hobbit1 replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"How do you have your sensor oriented? If you have the fat end up will tend to get more water in it then if you have the thin end up. If your doing horizontal then try vertical. One other option is to use a hairdryer to "blow" it dry. Dont…"
yesterday
Parrformance replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"You CAN cover the transmitter, it makes no difference. The benefit of covering the whole transmitter is better adhesion AND your clothes will slide over the transmitter easier and not catch on the edges. The cover also puts a barrier between spandex…"
yesterday
dishers replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"I am wondering why? I put my hypha flex on after as it is the patch attached to the cgm that looses it's glue so after a week I apply a hypha flex that I cut as nothing is supposed to cover the transmitter. So I cut a hole and then apply it…"
yesterday
2hobbit1 replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"Tegaderm is so thin that the insertion needle just goes right through it. Think of pin through a balloon, does not effect or coat the sensor."
yesterday
Linny replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"Disher is asking if you insert the Dexcom into the tagaderm without cutting a hole. Doesn't it push some tagaderm in with the sensor?"
yesterday
2hobbit1 replied to dishers's discussion 'Skin tac wipes' in the group Dexcom Users
"I have both opsite flexfix as well as tegaderm. The tegaderm is a bit thinner. I use a piece on skin where I'm going to insert the dex sensor. Then stick the dex on top of it and do the insertion. When I do that I have not needed to add an…"
yesterday

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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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To give and receive information to better understand Diabetes
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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 :)
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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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