I'm hoping someone could shed light on this. I've suffered at least 40 severe hypoglycemic reactions where I've been unconscious & needed either the EMT's to administer Dextrose or my husband to…Continue
I have a MiniMed 522 pump & I need to find out more about what the sensitivity question. I've read MiniMed's description of what it is and I've googled & got the same answer. However, I still…Continue
I've donated blood in the past through the American Red Cross, but when I went to donate it asked me if I have ever taken insulin that came from a cow or pig. I didn't give blood that day.
I remember seeing a girl at the diabetic camp that I went to who had a shirt on saying "Pigs are precious" and I asked her about that and she told me that's where her insulin came from. That shirt stood out to me, but I can't even remember if my insulin came from pigs.
Here's my history. I…Continue