"I have had menieres for almost 10 yrs now. I live daily with vertigo. You should see a doc to diagnosis it for you. Antivert is a daily med, but when I have have bad flare ups, I have 5 mg of valium, which is one of the only meds that relieves the…"
"Been on mine for 6 months, my dd has had her's since August and my 20 month old grandson has learned that the tubing and pump are grammy;s and/or his mommy's and he is not to touch. He learned it first day and has never been a problem.…"
"I have the medtronic revel pump, since April, and I love it, no more 5 shots a day, I change it once every three days as well. Much better control. I bought a leg sleeve to put my pump in @ night since I am hot blooded, but have slept on it all…"
"every year, and make hubby get it too, for me & for the grandchildren, they don't need it either.
I won't take the chance of getting the flu ever again, with diabetes it is like playing with fire.
I have had pnuemonia 3 times in last…"
"one easy thing you can change and I promise they will not notice is pasta. If you use Dreamfields, it is only 5 digestible carbs per serving, but it is NOT wheat and my family has been eating it for the last 5 yrs and didn't realize it was low…"
"I am a t2. If I drop below 70 I start sweating and my face gets tingly. then my hands shake and I feel confused.
If I am high, I get severely nauseated.
I guess I am lucky that I get symptoms. But I listen very carefully to my body, and have since I…"
"I get closed toed sandals at Kohls. They are croft& barrow brand, very comfortable. I just don't want to take a chance damaging my feet!
As for diabetic socks, the best I ever have found are Ecosox, they are made from bamboo, which wicks…"
"yes, thank goodness, my husband! He has went to classes including a pump class. He always looks at me to see if I am alright. And when I am busy or not feeling well, he asks if I need to eat, or have I checked my sugars? He does it a way that is…"
"Remember Mc Donald french fries are soaked in a sugar solution before freezing! That's why they are so good and edictive!
I agree with getting the Calorie King book, and if you have a iphone, they have a apps, I wouldn't be without…"
"Mother and father diabetes, father type 1 adult onset. my brother is T2, I am T2 and my daughter is adult onset T1. All have allergies, I have menieres disease. My first doc said diabetes was not hereditory, got a new doc! Same things with menieres,…"
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