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Looking for suggestions to cure post-hypo symtoms.

Started this discussion. Last reply by rick Jul 31, 2013. 2 Replies

What do you do to 'feel normal' again after a low? Yesterday I saw 39 on my meter and it took 3 juices to pop it. Today I am exhausted. Does a low deplete any vitamins/minerals than can be…Continue

 

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"I used the link provided and signed the petition. Just wondering....could this qualify as a 'Featured Discussion'? Also...there is introduction of this in both the Senate and the House. Does the petition cover both of these bills to amend…"
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nevada replied to Kay459's discussion 'New to Omnipod- can you help me figure out what I am doing wrong?' in the group OmniPod Users
"I find that the pod works better when I press down on the pod over the cannula while it is activating. If I don't have a suction - proved when it is removed by seeing the proofed up triangle - I am not absorbing the insulin well."
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nevada replied to jbowler's discussion 'Issues with the Omnipod 'suspend' option and why it shouldn't be used where 'temp basal' can do the job' in the group OmniPod Users
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nevada replied to artwoman's discussion 'Any word on the faster-acting insulin that is being tested?'
"Just curious - since you really have a grasp of insulin absorption...Does this mean that an increase of muscles on someone would cause a faster absorption of insulin? (assuming that the insulin was not injected direction into a muscle either time).…"
Sep 15
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nevada replied to nevada's discussion 'Anyone have insurance through Nevada Health Link?' in the group US Southwest Diabetes
"Wow! Thank you very much for the information! Is that the platinum plan that you have? It sounds like you kept the same insurance, but your costs went down - is that right?"
Sep 13
Peggy Lynne Ashman replied to nevada's discussion 'Anyone have insurance through Nevada Health Link?' in the group US Southwest Diabetes
"Hi we have NHL via the Nevada Health Coop. We love it. We went from paying $1900 per month with BC/BS Anthem to paying $405 for my spouse and I. I am a type II. We have a $400 per person per year deductible. More importantly is that my insulin is…"
Sep 13
nevada added a discussion to the group US Southwest Diabetes
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Anyone have insurance through Nevada Health Link?

I have health insurance through the Las Vegas Chamber of Commerce and according to the letter I signed written by the Chamber - 100,000 of us are about ready to lose our health care within the next few months. Our health insurance was on a 1 year extension - and could have been given another year extension - but the extension was not approved by our Governor or Insurance Commissioner and the letter did not influence them. Has anyone been able to get insurance through our exchange - Nevada…See More
Sep 13
nevada replied to Steve's discussion 'OmniPod Newbie Guidance' in the group OmniPod Users
"Thank you for the information Katkat! When I have a low insulin day,a high insulin day usually follows. I never really understood why. I suspect you just explained it. I will also follow it up with the book."
Sep 9
nevada replied to Steve's discussion 'OmniPod Newbie Guidance' in the group OmniPod Users
"Katkat: Will you clarify, "BUT what you have eaten (even the night before) can impact your insulin needs"? I find that my doctors think that all food spikes within 1 hour. I don't find that to be the case."
Sep 9
nevada replied to nevada's discussion 'CGM in the cloud, nightscout, Pebble watch, #WeAreNotWaiting, oh my.....' in the group Dexcom Users
"Thank you everyone! I requested member status to the facebook group - CGM In The Cloud. It looks like it is ground-breaking for keeping a T1 mom in the loop! I was hoping that the Pebble Watch would be able to communicate with the Dexcom without a…"
Aug 15
Scott Wilkins replied to nevada's discussion 'CGM in the cloud, nightscout, Pebble watch, #WeAreNotWaiting, oh my.....' in the group Dexcom Users
"What I'm keeping an eye on is the iPhone Health abilities in the upcoming iOS 8."
Aug 15
Scott Wilkins replied to nevada's discussion 'CGM in the cloud, nightscout, Pebble watch, #WeAreNotWaiting, oh my.....' in the group Dexcom Users
"The Nightscout was interesting. Seems to me a better solution could be in a Raspberry PI computer (super super tiny and cheap computers) with a Linux solution. Android is SO insecure these days, I wouldn't trust it with private info."
Aug 15
Clare replied to nevada's discussion 'CGM in the cloud, nightscout, Pebble watch, #WeAreNotWaiting, oh my.....' in the group Dexcom Users
"This is an open source software. It entails hooking your Dexcom receiver via the USB port to an android phone which acts as an "uploader" to the cloud. From there your BG can be seen on any internet able device, including a pebble…"
Aug 15
Jack's Mom replied to nevada's discussion 'CGM in the cloud, nightscout, Pebble watch, #WeAreNotWaiting, oh my.....' in the group Dexcom Users
"It is completely open source. I write the software for the group for the pebble watch. It's open, free, and maintained by T1D parents, except for the parts you have to buy and any cellular connections that have to maintained. You can watch a BG…"
Aug 15

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At 10:18am on October 10, 2012, brokenpole said…
Welcome to the family!! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of what you will learn is 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 vent to, if needed.
At 6:55am on October 10, 2012, Marie B said…

hello and welcome to the community!

At 2:24am on October 10, 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 6:40pm on October 9, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home nevada....
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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http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
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You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
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