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Insulin Resistance?

Any Type 1 folks out there having problems with insulin resistance? I've been diabetic for 38 years, and in the last few months seen my insulin requirements rise substantially. Saw the endocrinologist today after a very scary week, unable to lower my blood sugars below 300, despite increasing both basal and bolus doses by more than 100%. Aside from all of the blood work and urinalysis, she started me on Metformin. Amazing....not sure how to handle the extreme lows, but much better than the…See More
Dec 28, 2012
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Type1 for 30 Plus Years

For those who've had Type 1 diabetes for a long time. I don't really care how long. Just long.
Nov 14, 2012
Marie B left a comment for slee
"hello and welcome to the community! Would you please participate in the BigBlueTest? http://www.bigbluetest.org/ For every time you do, Roche Pharma will donate $5 to one of 7 very worthy charities to hel[p people with diabetes. Do it every day…"
Nov 12, 2012
brokenpole left a comment for slee
"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…"
Nov 12, 2012
slee commented on KML's blog post 'Another question...'
"My daughter pumps, and has the Minimed pump now. When she gets her next pump it will be the Animas, as the CGM can be worn for a week (Minimed is only 3 days). I wear the Dexcom CGM and love it. Animas says their new pump will be available in the US…"
Nov 11, 2012
slee replied to Alex's discussion 'Help, please - going out of control'
"This happens to me sometimes too. Usually, it means I'm going to get sick - seems wrong, I know, but it happens. And then, as soon as you get everything adjusted correctly, your blood sugars straighten out and you're flying high. Have you…"
Nov 11, 2012
Linda G left a comment for slee
"We're so happy that you're finally here! Welcome home slee.... 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.…"
Nov 11, 2012
slee is now a member of Diabetes community by Diabetes Hands Foundation: TuDiabetes
Nov 11, 2012

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Insulin Resistance?

Posted on December 28, 2012 at 3:32pm 0 Comments

Any Type 1 folks out there having problems with insulin resistance? I've been diabetic for 38 years, and in the last few months seen my insulin requirements rise substantially. Saw the endocrinologist today after a very scary week, unable to lower my blood sugars below 300, despite increasing both basal and bolus doses by more than 100%. Aside from all of the blood work and urinalysis, she started me on Metformin. Amazing....not sure how to handle the extreme lows, but much better than the…

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At 7:08am on November 12, 2012, Marie B said…

hello and welcome to the community! Would you please participate in the BigBlueTest?
http://www.bigbluetest.org/

For every time you do, Roche Pharma will donate $5 to one of 7 very worthy charities to hel[p people with diabetes. Do it every day through November 14.

At 3:33am on November 12, 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 5:02pm on November 11, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home slee....
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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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
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There are also groups here for young people with diabetes, such as....
"Young Adults with Diabetes".
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Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
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 :)
It's on right now!
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DO THE BIG BLUE TEST (BBT)....For more info, see the upper left hand corner of home page. There's a video there too about the BBT!!!!
C'MON...YOU CAN DO IT!!!!
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Take care....and keep in touch!
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At 3:31pm on November 11, 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!!!

 
 
 

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