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That high blood sugar feeling.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Daisy Mae Nov 13, 2012. 17 Replies

I'm pretty sure I'm not the only one who gets that feeling. I just don't know how to describe it. How would you describe it?Continue

Tags: sugar, blood, high

any ideas recipes for low carbs meals?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Jethro Nov 11, 2012. 16 Replies

I'd like to hear what your favorite low carb breakfast and dinner meals are. By the way, I am Mexican and do eat lots of Mexican foods. Any ideas on how to substitute high fat Mexican food(i.e.…Continue

Tags: carb, low, recipes, food, mexican

Need help with making sure I don't stack insulin.

Started this discussion. Last reply by Simon Carter Oct 30, 2012. 9 Replies

Lets say I have breakfast around 7:30 and I'm hungry for a snack around 10:30 and I decide to have a snack but still have insulin on board. Do I just subtract what's on board from what the pump is…Continue

Tags: insulin, stacking

What is your favorite free food(s)?

Started this discussion. Last reply by marleneseven Oct 29, 2012. 22 Replies

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Daisy Mae replied to marleneseven's discussion 'That high blood sugar feeling.'
"if i am really high and my BS wont even register on my meter, i feel like i am going to vomit, and often i do. i am also very very thirsty, but every time i drink some water, i puke. its a lose lose situation until my insulin brings me down again.…"
Nov 13, 2012
Timothy replied to marleneseven's discussion 'That high blood sugar feeling.'
"I feel tingly but bad tingly, I also get a weird stiffness in my jaw. it is the best indicator because the other symptoms can come from low sugars too. Of course this is totally different from DKA which takes a while to set in."
Nov 12, 2012
samaci replied to marleneseven's discussion 'That high blood sugar feeling.'
"When I'm high, I deal with my usual.. Blurred vision, pale complextion, can't concentrate, feel sleepy, grumpy... Other times, I will deal with tightness in my chest which sometimes leads to shortness of breath, "breathing…"
Nov 12, 2012
Laura replied to marleneseven's discussion 'That high blood sugar feeling.'
"I just feel very lethargic when I'm high.. and cranky! Sometimes it's hard for me to tell whether I'm just tired (from school) or if my blood sugar is high before testing."
Nov 12, 2012
Jethro replied to marleneseven's discussion 'any ideas recipes for low carbs meals?'
"Take a medium sized potato, microwave it for 2 or 3 minutes. Put it in your fridge til morning. Grate it using a cheese grater. The potato skin is all thats left when your done grating it. Fry that in a non-stick pan. I don't know exactly what…"
Nov 11, 2012
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Nov 11, 2012
marleneseven replied to marleneseven's discussion 'any ideas recipes for low carbs meals?'
"Yes, I agree with you. Fat is good. I keep forgetting that fat is good for you, so long as you have the good fats. I'm curious - how do you only have 10g of carbs in one day? Do you mind me asking what you usually eat or give me an example of…"
Nov 11, 2012
rubidoux replied to marleneseven's discussion 'any ideas recipes for low carbs meals?'
"There's good reason to be looking for more fat rather than less. Your calories have to come from somewhere and if it's not carbs you've only got protein and fat to choose from. If you eat too much protein, you may as well be eating…"
Nov 5, 2012
Josephine A Ni Dhomhnaill replied to marleneseven's discussion 'any ideas recipes for low carbs meals?'
"Thanks for this."
Nov 4, 2012
GRBernard replied to marleneseven's discussion 'Looking for logging ideas'
"Hi marleneseven - Just wandering around the forum I stumbled over your note and thought maybe the solution I developed for my record-keeping might address your needs. The story, and the software, is available for-the-taking at…"
Nov 4, 2012
Smile replied to marleneseven's discussion 'That high blood sugar feeling.'
"Exactly my experience too! And my feet get tingly. Like somebody puts tiny needles in my soles. I hate that feeling."
Nov 2, 2012
ErinO replied to marleneseven's discussion 'That high blood sugar feeling.'
"I once had another T1D describe how when you get pretty high or are high for a while, it almost feels like you're breathing chemicals, and I know what she means. It's the weirdest feeling. My body just feels like it's turning toxic."
Nov 2, 2012
CS replied to marleneseven's discussion 'That high blood sugar feeling.'
"It sounds like a train is roaring through my head, my right eye wants to pop, and I am sleepy and can't concentrate on anything."
Oct 31, 2012
KimK replied to marleneseven's discussion 'That high blood sugar feeling.'
"I have always described lows as feeling sharp and prickly, and highs as feeling thick and sluggish. I get sharp headaches when low, and dull headaches when high."
Oct 31, 2012
Josephine A Ni Dhomhnaill replied to marleneseven's discussion 'That high blood sugar feeling.'
"The massive high feeling would be feeling like I'm on fire and wanting to throw up, this would be ketones. The high enough feeling would be wanting to go to sleep and feeling weak, can't move my limbs. Horrible dry or sticky mouth and…"
Oct 31, 2012
still_young_at_heart replied to marleneseven's discussion 'That high blood sugar feeling.'
"I get the head thing too; it makes me want to close my eyes. I can tell when my blood sugar is getting back towards normal because I can open my eyes and my head feels ok."
Oct 30, 2012

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At 11:43am on October 29, 2012, manny hernandez said…

hey i have a research project i have to do for school and i was wondering if you would help me fill out a survey form for it. its about the use of insulin pumps. i started a disscussion board i hope you can find it. Thank you!

At 8:43pm on October 23, 2012, jrtpup said…

Pssst.... pass it on!

I just wanted to stop by to see if you've done your Big Blue Test Today. Dont' forget that every time you log a Big Blue Test $5 is donated to diabetes charities that are providing life-saving supplies and services.

If you haven't yet, go log a Big Blue Test at BigBlueTest.org. If you have, do another!

At 12:46pm on October 20, 2012, catlover said…

Hi marleneseven- Welcome to TuD. We hope you like it here.

At 12:28pm on October 20, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Welcome to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. Please read the BLOGS the FORUMS and check out the many GROUPS for much valuable advice and information. WELCOME!

At 3:21am on October 20, 2012, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

At 1:12am on October 20, 2012, Marie B said…

hi Marlene, welcome to the community!

At 8:23pm on October 19, 2012, jrtpup said…

Thanks for the friend Marlene, and glad to see you joined the Animas group!

At 7:02pm on October 19, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home Marlene....
This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends.
Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups".
Once in, you can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the space provided.
Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
The resource boxes at the top of the home "Home" page, and
"About us" at the very bottom of your page and every page (the footer), offer you more information still.
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