"I can't use my legs anymore, lost too much fat(that is a good thing for me:), but I did find a sweet spot that is no mentioned much(at least for guys). I use the right and left side pectorial area above my "moobs"(man boobs). I know,…"
"Did MDI for 10 years, A1c was 7-8 range, I looked at all the different pumps but the tubeless attracted me the most. Been on OmniPod since March '12, last 3 A1c's 5.9, 6.1 and 5.7, Endo pretty much speechless:). All pumps have their…"
"It will change for the better! I was MDI for 11 years, bunch of lows, A1c 8.5 in Jan of this year. Started on the Pod in May, Results so far: Alc(Aug. 5.9, Sept 6.1),
4 bad pods(2 on filling, 2 while attached) and 1 occluded Pod. Insulin usage is…"
"Insulin does degrade with hieat, and it is dependent on how high the heat is, and the length of time of exposure. Brief modest increases in temperature may not have much effect ( 10 minutes in the sauna), but by 65-70 hours against your skin at…"
"I have the same issue with BG dropping around lunch. I thought I was more insulin resistant in the morning, but my Endo told me the body can release "get up and go" hormones(adrenalin). Being a steroid it can really jack with BG levels. My…"
"I tell people that it's my "Running Man" pod, get outside of a certain radius and it explodes taking my arm with it:) or it could be my "Speed" pod, if I walk slower than 1.5mph it will explode.....I'm sensing a trend…"
"Went for a 40 mile ride yesterday. My cycling computer said the temp was between 111 and 113.2 the whole time for the two hour ride. I haven't noticed any degradation of the insulin's ability to keep my numbers where I want them. It's…"
"My CDE said that the insulin should be good to 120 degrees. I have yet to use my hot tub, which I usually keep at 100-102, but I'll be sure to keep an eye out for any anomalies. I'll have to see if I can find more info on the temperature…"
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