jojo55
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  • Rice Lake, WI
  • United States
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2tall63 replied to jojo55's discussion 'Nano needles' in the group Byetta Users Forum
"I love the Nanos. No issues with bending any of them and when I inject my leg it doesn't seem to nail the nerves as bad. The Mini's seem to go in to deep for the leg.No much recent activity on this site besides me."
Aug 16, 2012
jojo55 replied to Twixcookie's discussion 'What is best with Metformin?'
"Byetta has turned my life around. I too was taking Metformin, 1,000 mg twice a day. I could not lose weight and I was miserable, not to mention my blood sugars were not doing so well. I started Byetta two years ago. I was very nauseous, but I was…"
Aug 29, 2011
Sarah replied to jojo55's discussion 'Nano needles' in the group Byetta Users Forum
"(It has been a while since I logged on) Yeah, I just discovered those for myself recently. WTH? You would think someone would mention it... They are comfy though!"
Jul 28, 2011
jojo55 replied to jojo55's discussion 'Nano needles' in the group Byetta Users Forum
"Thanks - I also went back to the 31 gauge 5/16 needles and got everything squared away. It was worth a try though - needles aren't always fun!"
May 16, 2011
Sarah replied to jojo55's discussion 'Nano needles' in the group Byetta Users Forum
"I think the nano needles bend very easily. sometimes I look at it and it is bent when in the pen. I have the same concern - the pens last longer when I use the nanos! So I went back to the slightly larger 31 gauge 5/16. Good luck. And watch those…"
May 14, 2011
jojo55 added a discussion to the group Byetta Users Forum
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Nano needles

I have been taking Byetta for approx. 1-1/2 years and this last time the pharmacist suggested using the nano needles (quite small and short). I like them much better than any of the others I've tried, but I feel that I don't seem to be having the same fullness effect after my shots. I was wondering if anyone else had tried them and if they had any similar effects.See More
Aug 26, 2010
jojo55 replied to Lauriero's discussion 'Yay for Lizard Spit!' in the group Byetta Users Forum
"I too say yay for lizard spit! I have been taking it for 1-1/2 yrs. along w/metformin and have dropped over 60 lbs.! I have been nauseous off and on, and it's getting tiresome, but with only 15 more pounds to go to get to my goal I am sticking…"
Jul 27, 2010
jojo55 replied to Patrick O'Donnell's discussion 'tv show'
"It is actually a synthetic form of the saliva and it works to control digestion. All I know is that it works. I've been on it for 1-1/2 years with outstanding results."
Jun 25, 2010
jojo55 replied to Twixcookie's discussion 'What is best with Metformin?'
"I am now on 1000 mg of Metformin twice a day, along with Byetta 10 mg. twice a day. This has been a wonder drug (Byetta) for me. Yes, I get nauseous, but I'm FINALLY losing weight. I have been on it for 1-1/2 years and I've lost over 60…"
Jun 25, 2010
jojo55 replied to dietfrog's discussion 'Does anyone use cinnamon capsules to help lower BG?'
"Obviously - you're not a rat!"
Jun 25, 2010
jojo55 replied to Penny Huddleston's discussion 'I am hungry!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!' in the group Byetta Users Forum
"Yes. I do have days when I am hungrier than others. That's when I just SLOW DOWN and that helps a lot. Mostly my appetite is very small and even the thought of food makes me full. I have been on 10 mg. for over a year and I've lost over 60…"
Jun 11, 2010
jojo55 replied to Sue's discussion 'Nausea and hives/itching' in the group Byetta Users Forum
"I've been using Byetta for 1-1/2 years along w/1000 mg. Metformin twice daily and I still have bouts of nausea every so often. I have been trying to watch what I'm eating before I get nauseous and for me, it seems to be milk products (I am…"
Jun 4, 2010
jojo55 replied to Sue's discussion 'Nausea and hives/itching' in the group Byetta Users Forum
"Yes, sometimes I have spots that really hurt - it's hard to control the wincing! And then, some days I have no trouble at all."
Jun 4, 2010
jojo55 replied to AliOop's discussion 'New Byetta User Question' in the group Byetta Users Forum
"I have had wonderful success with Byetta also and I find my appetite is curbed almost all the time. I have been on Byetta for 1-1/2 years now and there are still days when I get nauseous, but, like you, I am willing to stick it out because of the…"
Mar 22, 2010
jojo55 replied to Penny Huddleston's discussion 'I am hungry!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!' in the group Byetta Users Forum
"I have days like that too, but they don't happen very often. I just try to keep things in check and not over do. I have been using Byetta for 1-1/2 years now and mostly don't eat very much or even want to. My tastes have totally changed."
Mar 22, 2010
Linda G left a comment for jojo55
"Welcome to the table jojo! "
Mar 21, 2010

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How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
connect with other type2 diabetics
Date diagnosed
April 15, 2000
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
5.7
Type of treatment/devices you use
Oral, Shots

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At 3:50pm on March 21, 2010, Linda G said…
Welcome to the table jojo!

At 9:57am on March 21, 2010, Jim Roach said…
Welcome to Tudiabetes JoJo!
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At 12:31am on March 20, 2010, Martina H Milligan said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes
At 6:20pm on March 19, 2010, Robyn said…
Hello and Welcome!
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WELCOME TO OUR REALLY BIG FAMILY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
 
 
 

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