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Healing bones and increased insulin needs

Started this discussion. Last reply by meee Sep 22, 2013. 8 Replies

I posted a while ago about my inreased insulin needs after a dental bone graft.Here I am again with more…Continue

Dental Adventures

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stephen Gilbert Aug 22, 2013. 5 Replies

Part I About 1 1/2 months ago, I developed a nasty abcess in a molar. It was drained, I did the usual antibiotics. A few days after I finished the antibiotics my BG started to be consistently high -…Continue

Tags: bg, dentist, implant, dental, teeth

Price per gallon... EEK!

Started this discussion. Last reply by dgzee Aug 14, 2013. 23 Replies

We just spent the last 15 minutes or so in chat figuring out the price of insulin per gallon. Don't think I'll complain about the price of gas again!At $125 per vial... ready? ... 47,317.63 per…Continue

BBT poster contest winner for research at AADE 2013!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Linda G Aug 10, 2013. 1 Reply

Everyone who participated made this happen! Congrats to us all.…Continue

 

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At 1:45am on June 24, 2014, shoshana27 said…

we still miss you everyday
rip

At 9:53pm on May 19, 2014, Linda G said…

Missing you dear pup....and wishing you were there on chat first in the morning as you always were. To mull over "stuff" with our cuppa.
I raise my morning cups to you my dear sweet friend.
You have touched so many lives....so happy you touched mine.
luv and buckets of hugs...linda ♥

At 7:09pm on May 19, 2014, Natalie ._c- said…

Dear friend pup, may she rest in peace. Zichrona livracha -- may her memory be a blessing.

At 9:12am on April 30, 2014, curlysarah said…

Dearest Barbara:

yesterday was Madolyne's birthday.....OMG she's 15. You helped me so much last year when she was going through some really tough times. I know you were looking over her yesterday with a smile on your face.

I miss you more than I can put into words. The silliest things make me think of you....spaghetti squash, nose spray, playing with my dog, a random s***** BG for no reason at all.

You are one in a million. I'm a better person for knowing you.

Sarah

At 8:51am on March 12, 2014, Ronda said…

Missing you today, my friend.

At 7:35am on March 1, 2014, Linda G said…

Missing my sis ♥

At 3:33pm on February 9, 2014, Sagwabetes said…

I FINALLY got around to prepping and eating spaghetti squash, like you suggested at the meetup last spring. OMG. SO good. 7 carbs for a cup? unbelievable, really.

At 10:03pm on February 5, 2014, Linda G said…

At 10:47am on February 2, 2014, David (dns) said…
At 6:49pm on January 30, 2014, Rinku said…

Pup,
you was the one guide in this site,I shared a lot of pains to you.

Jrtpup's Blog

Gremlin invasion and frustration!

Posted on February 15, 2012 at 9:02am 9 Comments

This is the third day I've been suffering a massive D gremlin attack. I simply can't keep my #s where they belong, and usually are.

The first day my boluses just didn't seem to work, and I did loads of corrections for slightly elevated numbers (high 120s, 166 after a small meal/bolus).

Second day I woke at 115 (I'm usually in the 80s), bolused as usual because I rise just by getting up, ate nothing and was in the 180s an hour later.

Corrected by injection, changed my site.…

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Cruise challenges, pleasures and stats

Posted on December 27, 2011 at 9:53am 2 Comments

Warning - a long blog!

What a great vacation! This was my 2nd cruise with my best friend/'sister'. Lots of resting, sitting by the pool, and eating! The Caribbean is so lovely, shopping always fun :) We went aqua class, which allowed us to eat in a small dining room with supposedly lighter food LOL. Truly fine dining every night. The first night was ahi tuna and it just kept getting better. I ate bread every night, and a real dessert. A chocolate croissant with my protein/fat…

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8.4 to 5.9 in 3 months!

Posted on July 7, 2011 at 8:43am 7 Comments

My endo nurse practitioner walked into the exam room this am and literally jumped up and down.. my A1C dropped from 8.4 to 5.9 since February. I jumped with her LOL. She said she had some changes noted for my pump settings, but tore it up and said just keep doing what you're doing. We talked low carb a bit (I aim for 40 a day). She expressed some concern about me getting enough nutrients, which I was able to allay. My cholesterol #s have also improved, though not yet where I'd like them despite… Continue

Stuff, crap, and more stuff

Posted on June 5, 2011 at 10:28am 5 Comments

I'm writing this for me - it's a dump - so no need to read it if you don't want to hear a litany of complaints!



My boys are special needs adopted. The oldest is 28 and finally out of jail, living on the streets again and saying all the right things. He thought I'd be thrilled that he went to AA ONCE. I'm not an enabler. I give him information, resources, etc. and he can choose whether to follow up. Some days I wonder how far down rock bottom is for him. Hope he wakes up… Continue

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