"A few times I've had very painful insertions. I am assuming that I'm hitting a nerve or area around it - I can usually wiggle it around and make the pain go away. But usually I have to endure the pain on and off for most of the sensor…"
"That's weird. I went online to look at it from the Healthcare.gov site, and I got the numbers that the Optima website shows. I was assuming you're looking for VA since that was what came up most often for a search of that plan.
Try again -…"
"I was diagnosed at age 32, initially as Type 2 by GP, then Type 1.
Looking back, I had diabetic symptoms for about 6 months, so I'm assuming that is rapid-onset? After looking up "extreme thirst" online, and finding that I had every…"
"Hi April - I had started out at the Diabetes America clinic in Clear Lake, which then closed. I moved to the clinic in Pasadena, where I met my current doctor. She has just left the clinic, but has started her own clinic up in the med center. I…"
"I've been using the Omnipod for 4 years this month. I used a Minimed tubed pump before that and was only on shots for about 3 months post-diagnosis until I went on a pump. The omnipod makes me actually forget I've got diabetes most of the…"
"I'm the same way. My morning basal doubles from 0.4u/hr to 0.8u/hr (used to be 1.0u/hr) at 5:30am and continues until about an hour after my alarm goes off (which happens to correspond to when I eat breakfast). And just FYI - my afternoon basal…"
hi kimberly but my friend was already embarassed and in a bad way and I dont think insisting that she cause a scence would have been the best option right then and there . I think we did the best thing we could in the choice to go home and try another flight in a couple of days . well for the trips from now on we will just do Mdi s which is what I do cause I cannot afford a pump . so the best option we figure is that since no one has bothered to return her phone call . thanks for your weighing in though appreciated very much .
Too cool! I wanted to be a robotic engineer when I grew up, but somehow I became an artist instead. Now I am moving back into the technology field once again. Where once tech'y stuff was a hobby and art was my job, I am almost done switching those both around, heh.
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