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How long do meals stay with you? High after breakfast the next day?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Zoe Feb 21, 2011. 5 Replies

How long do meals stay with you? I few evenings ago I splurged and had a steak for dinner - and not a "size of a deck of cards" steak, but not huge OK - maybe 2 decks. I've been working on extended…Continue

Tags: pasta, Dreamfields, bolus, Extended

?Calorie King or Calorie Count Software for figuring Carb/Fat/Protien - which is better?

Started this discussion. Last reply by acidrock23 Jun 30, 2011. 7 Replies

I'm looking for a program that will calculate Carbs/Fat/Protien for entire meals. I've been trying to get some recipes and meals into the Calorie Count site, but either the program is really slow or…Continue

Tags: count, king, calorie, carbs, calculate


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Live interview with Gary Scheiner, CDE at TuDiabetes homepage

July 3, 2014 from 12pm to 1pm
This event already occurred.  Enjoy the recording! Bring your toughest diabetes questions!!  Gary is up for a challenge.Gary is a certified diabetes educator, insulin-pump and continuous glucose monitor user and trainer, and Masters-level exercise physiologist.  He serves on the advisory boards of several diabetes device manufacturers and pharmaceutical companies; volunteers for the…See More
Jul 1, 2014
kae replied to Cocheze's discussion 'Temp Basal and Exercise' in the group OmniPod Users
"My basal is at .05 from 1:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. What do you suggest doing for a low during that time? Most days I walk for 1/2 hour after lunch and dinner. I have been turning the basal off, usually for an hour at a time, since I can't temp less…"
Sep 3, 2013
kae commented on Mathew's group 'OmniPod Users'
"I have used the stretchy tape, but it didn't stay stuck; and have tried the regular ace bandage, but it slid down my arm. What has worked for me (if it doesn't show) is a sock with the foot cut off. It's tight enough to stay in place,…"
May 12, 2013
kae replied to Barney Swank's discussion 'Sensor Locations' in the group Dexcom Users
"Good luck - on the baby - and the sensor!!"
Jan 10, 2012
kae replied to Barney Swank's discussion 'Sensor Locations' in the group Dexcom Users
"I'm going to try my inner thigh the next time a change sensors. Do you place it horizontally or vertically (as you're standing) and pointed toward your knee or away from your knee? There's not much there - hope it works!So, is there a…"
Jan 10, 2012
kae replied to Barney Swank's discussion 'Sensor Locations' in the group Dexcom Users
"Does this ever cause a problem when crossing your legs? Trying to find good spots for Dex and OmniPod. I'm pretty thin and there's not a lot of choices. Have been reserving my stomach for Dex, but also trying to find other good sites for…"
Dec 28, 2011
kae commented on Rob's group 'Dexcom Users'
"As much as I love my Dex, I wish that it was more trustworthy! Have had it for about a month, and can't imagine being without it. But, I did have a steady 120 reading on Dex and did a fingerstick - 42! Did a double take because I couldn't…"
Dec 20, 2011
kae replied to Danielle's discussion 'Dexcom 7 and OmniPod' in the group OmniPod Users
"I also have the OmniPod and would love to get a CGM. I was told by an Insulet rep that the new, smaller pods were coming out soon along with the ingegrated PDM, and that the new pods would not work with the current PDM. Then I talked to DexCom and…"
Sep 15, 2011
kae joined Regge's group

Pumping Our Insulin

Group for those that are pumping. Come and exchange tips on using your pump. Discuss the differences of the different types of pumps out on the market, infusion sets and pump accessories.See More
Jul 13, 2011
kae joined Heidi's group

Minnesota Type 1

Minnesota Type 1's who want to get together on a regular basis for some exercise or socializing. I am the Midwest Coordinator for Insulindependence and I am starting a DESA Chapter in Minneapolis. The more the merrier! Drop me a lineSee More
Jul 13, 2011
kae joined Danny's group


"Total Available Glucose. The premise behind TAG is that a portion of the protein and fat content of the meal will also contribute to carb loading above and beyond the actual carbs in the meal."
Jul 13, 2011
kae joined Islandgrl's group

Out of Control Pumpers!

would like to know if there are others on an insulin pump that still cannot seem to control their blood glucose levels
Jul 13, 2011
kae joined Bernard's group

Continuous Glucose Monitor Users

Are you hooked up with one of these new devices? Have you advice to give others that are interested in trying one out? Join the CGM group and share your knowledge.
Jul 13, 2011
kae joined Rob's group

Dexcom Users

For users of a Dexcom Continuous Glucose Monitoring ("CGM") deviceJust as a reminder with the recent release of the new Dexcom G4 to the US market--it is NOT okay to post about previous models or older sensors as being 'for sale' on this site.It is a violation of the Terms of Use because it is a prescription device, and any such efforts will unfortunately be removed.We encourage you to donate supplies to non-profits such as the Charles Ray III Diabetes Association (…See More
Jul 13, 2011
acidrock23 replied to kae's discussion '?Calorie King or Calorie Count Software for figuring Carb/Fat/Protien - which is better?'
"I hardly ever use the computer. I use the seat of my pants and check Calorie King. If I am curious about vitamins I haul out "The Joy Of Cooking"."
Jun 30, 2011
Marianne replied to kae's discussion '?Calorie King or Calorie Count Software for figuring Carb/Fat/Protien - which is better?'
"I've been using Calorie King for a while now and I love it. It did take me a while to customise it for the meals I cook at home but it's a breeze now. I do just about everything from my customised, saved meals so it's really easy to…"
Jun 30, 2011

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How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
To visit with people who have the same questions I have and hopefully learn how to better deal with this
Date diagnosed
May 15, 2009
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What pump model do you use, if any?
Omni Pod

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At 7:28am on January 20, 2011, Doris D said…
At 1:00pm on January 19, 2011, catlover said…
Hi kae- Welcome to TuD. We hope you like it here.
At 9:28am on January 18, 2011, Donna H said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups. It's a great way to get to know the community.
At 3:54am on January 18, 2011, Linda G said…
Welcome home Kae!
Take a peek at some the other groups when you get a chance.Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
Hope you find the support and information you came looking for. Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
Take care....and keep in touch!
At 6:12pm on January 17, 2011, Teena said…
Welcome to the community Kae!



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