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Tips for better control:

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jan Dec 7, 2010. 5 Replies

Hi fellow betics!Hope everyone is doing well!I would like to share with you that I have recently lowered my hba1c from 9% to 6.9%.I will share with you my top 5 tips for better control.What are…Continue

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I have started a low carb diet.

Started this discussion. Last reply by BadMoonT2 Nov 7, 2010. 8 Replies

Hi all!I have been having a tough time with my diabetes-I seem to be either feeling drowsy from hyperglycemia or feeling dizzy and incoherent from hpoglycemia.I also feel low in energy with normal…Continue

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peruvianpasohi replied to lafilleatomique's discussion 'Hello Lucky Dexcom Users!!' in the group Dexcom Users
"you do not need a prescription to get a CGMS in the UK. You also do not need on in Israel. The Navigator is a much better unit for my body, and it is available in both countries. The DEX is a much more user friendly system, but I found it so…"
Mar 6, 2011
Bananagirl replied to lafilleatomique's discussion 'Hello Lucky Dexcom Users!!' in the group Dexcom Users
"advanced therapeutics distribute the dexcom in the uk. not sure if they can supply them to ireland but worth giving them a call to check. it costs £1075 for the transmitter and the receiver and then the…"
Feb 28, 2011
Jamie left a comment for lafilleatomique
"It's going really well.. how about for you?"
Feb 19, 2011
lafilleatomique left a comment for Jamie
"Hi Jamie!Thabks for your comment.I'm good is 2011 treating you so far?:-)"
Feb 19, 2011
Jamie left a comment for lafilleatomique
"Hey ;) how are you?"
Feb 13, 2011
Jay replied to lafilleatomique's discussion 'Hello Lucky Dexcom Users!!' in the group Dexcom Users
"Just found this with a date of 1 October 2009. I was thinking an EU CE mark was good for Ireland. Is Ireland part of the EU? SAN DIEGO -- DexCom, Inc. (NASDAQ: DXCM) today announced that it has received CE Mark (Conformite Europeene) approval for…"
Feb 4, 2011
strack350 replied to lafilleatomique's discussion 'Hello Lucky Dexcom Users!!' in the group Dexcom Users
"I love my dexcom and it has prevented many lows, as well as kept many highs from happening. If you are being active, or are moving alot, you may go low and not even know it. This has happend to me twice while skiing. Dexcom was in my pocket, but the…"
Feb 4, 2011
lafilleatomique replied to Jess's discussion 'Health Fields' in the group College Students with Diabetes (and people who work in stressful careers)
"Hi I am in university studying Physiotherapy!"
Feb 4, 2011
lafilleatomique replied to lafilleatomique's discussion 'Hello Lucky Dexcom Users!!' in the group Dexcom Users
"Thank you so much!Please keep the comments coming I'm not giving up on this!"
Feb 4, 2011
Jay replied to lafilleatomique's discussion 'Hello Lucky Dexcom Users!!' in the group Dexcom Users
"Ideas: 1) check the website for EU contact info and explore there. 2) I tried 5 MM sensors a) 5 of 5 failed filling with blood on insertion b) the needle to insert is VERY LARGE - about the same size as the holes in a capital letter B…"
Feb 3, 2011
Brad Ringer replied to lafilleatomique's discussion 'Hello Lucky Dexcom Users!!' in the group Dexcom Users
"My Dex helps me avoid lows. I have an alert set to go off when I drop below 90 mg/dl. My Certified Diabetes Educator recommended a relatively high value, because I will probably already be at 70 and can take action before I go dangerously low. There…"
Feb 1, 2011
Don replied to lafilleatomique's discussion 'Hello Lucky Dexcom Users!!' in the group Dexcom Users
"I share your wish for Dexcom--like a toy on Xmas. I have no idea how/when Dexcom will be available in Ireland and I agree that Dexcom seems to work better than MM for most people. But, there are people that can get great results from MM, so would it…"
Feb 1, 2011
KevinMR replied to lafilleatomique's discussion 'Hello Lucky Dexcom Users!!' in the group Dexcom Users
"Hi, I have no idea about how you might get hold of a Dexcom, but on the question about alerting about hypo's in time, I will just give you my opinion that all that the Dexcom can do is give you an early indication (via the single or double down…"
Feb 1, 2011
lafilleatomique added a discussion to the group Dexcom Users

Hello Lucky Dexcom Users!!

You knpw how there are people today who would die for an ipad or an iphone 7...well I feel like this about the dexcom 7!Only Problem is I live in Ireland and its not available here.:-( I have become consumed about the dexcom as I really believe its the key to me feelig in control of my diabetes.You see one of my main problems/implications to gaining good control is an intense fear of hypos.My hba1c is 7.5% but I go hypo about 5 times a week and I almost always overtreat my hypo because I am…See More
Feb 1, 2011
lafilleatomique 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
Feb 1, 2011
Kim S. (onesaint) replied to lafilleatomique's discussion 'Low carb and ketosis:' in the group Dr. Bernstein Diabetes Solution Group
"To chime in, cream cheese - 0 carbs 12g fat per serving. fatty meats (bologna, sausages, etc.) with low sodium are swell and bologna is actually low on the protein side. All that Gerri said, works great. We sf whipped cream with strawberries for a…"
Jan 23, 2011

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Posted on November 28, 2010 at 3:54pm 7 Comments

Hi Everyone!

Hope ye are all keeping well!I am just out of hospital where I was in the emergency room for dka.My diabetes is out of control...I have hypos and hypers and after prolonged period of high glucose my body becomes symptomatic of hypos at normal glucose levels.As soon as I hit 180 or below I feel light headed intense hunger and feel like I am hypo.I have been sitting this feeling out and its pretty crappy as I am limited as to what I can do when I feel like this.I am in college at… Continue

I feel like I am going crazy!!!

Posted on October 29, 2010 at 10:36am 4 Comments

I can't deal with my diabetes anymore...that's how I have been feeling for the past while.Unfortunaltly I have no choice I HAVE to deal with diabetes...hypos.hypers..and everything else in between!I am currently studying physiotherapy and its a very tough course...even tougher when you are feeling unwell and have fallen behind!My diabetes is so out of control if i'm not hyper I am hypo,I feel hungry at normal blood sugar levels so I overeat then I go blood glucose takes ages to come… Continue

I'm feeling very hypo but I my blood sugars are perfect.......

Posted on October 14, 2010 at 4:26pm 2 Comments

I must admitt I have beencareless with my diabetic care in the past and have had hba1cs of 12%.Now my hba1c is at 7% but I feel terrible.I have no energy and I am so hungry all the time regardless of how much I eat.I can't concentrate when I feel like this.I realise my body has to adjust to normal blood sugars but it has been almost iver a year with good control.If anyone has experienced this or has any advice please let me know.This is really really bothering me as I am questioning whether I… Continue

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At 2:53pm on February 19, 2011, Jamie said…
It's going really well.. how about for you?
At 1:58pm on February 13, 2011, Jamie said…
Hey ;)
how are you?
At 7:22am on December 27, 2010, Linda G said…
At 10:25am on December 24, 2010, Gerri said…
Thanks for the friend add. Have a lovely Christmas!
At 11:09am on November 3, 2010, catlover said…
Hi lafille.....- Thanks for the friend invite. I love having new friends. I hope you are feeling better than the other day. If you want to chat, just stop by my page.
At 10:09am on October 31, 2010, catlover said…
Hi lafilleatomique- HAPPY BIRTHDAY !!! Hope you have a GR8 day ! Today is the first day of the rest of your life.
At 3:09pm on October 25, 2010, stevie said…
hi how have you been?
At 1:05pm on October 16, 2010, Linda G said…

Delighted to be your friend.
I may not have type1 (I'm a thin type 2)...but being always hungry is my middle name!!
keep in touch,
linda in canada
At 5:41am on October 16, 2010, Doris D said…
WELCONE TO OUR BIG LOVING & CARING FAMILY!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Here's a link to help our new member's get to know us better:
Also please put up a pic(of you or something related to you) so we can tell you from other's on our Forum.
At 12:39am on October 16, 2010, Kim S. (onesaint) said…
Welcome to TuD! Its a great community and can offer both great advice and support. I hope youll find the resources a good aid in your control.



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