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Diabetes behaving oddly

Started this discussion. Last reply by Whirlygig Mar 13, 2012. 7 Replies

I am trying to get a handle on what makes my blood sugar do what it does. I am on 17 different medications, 3 of which are diabetes-related: 1,000 mg Metformin BID, 4mg Glimiperide QD and 5mg Byetta…Continue

Where is my membership card?!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Stemwinder (Gary) Mar 10, 2012. 5 Replies

Hello,I am new, both to this forum and to the "club" that no one want to join. Yes, I'm talking about Club T2 (sounds a whole lot sexier than it is). But since I received my membership card, I've…Continue

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T2rminator replied to LavanderBlue's discussion 'Discouraged, for real. Can't do this anymore..'
"Have you determined what exactly you are afraid of? Narrowing the fear down to precisely WHAT you are afraid of is very important. For example, you could have a fear of needles(Aichmophobia or Belonephobia); of the injection (Trypanophobia);…"
Mar 17, 2012
Whirlygig replied to T2rminator's discussion 'Diabetes behaving oddly'
"Welcome, I have actually been doing better with 2000 mg met. The big thing was to get my morning BG down and the rest of the day seems to follow a little better pattern. I coupled this upped dose with moderate carb (60 grams per day) diet. I have…"
Mar 13, 2012
T2rminator replied to Mel Wright's discussion 'Dr. Neal Barnard's Program for Reversing Diabetes'
"The UPSIDE of the internet: it provides unprecedented access to information from everywhere - including voices that would otherwise never had been heard. The DOWNSIDE of the internet: it provides unprecedented access to information from everywhere -…"
Mar 12, 2012
T2rminator replied to Mel Wright's discussion 'Dr. Neal Barnard's Program for Reversing Diabetes'
"Meter's don't "lie," however they can DIFFER. It's more due to the strip than the meter. If I were to change strips, I would take blood at the same time with the different strips for awhile and compare the readings to see…"
Mar 12, 2012
T2rminator replied to missrobbie's discussion 'Anybody on Diabetes disability /SSI'
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Mar 11, 2012
T2rminator replied to Mel Wright's discussion 'Dr. Neal Barnard's Program for Reversing Diabetes'
"In my short time learning about this disease, I have learned to become wary of any absolutistic pronouncements made by ANYONE regarding how foods will affect any one person. Being a vegan is an extreme lifestyle, as would be someeone who attempts to…"
Mar 11, 2012
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Mar 11, 2012
Ann replied to T2rminator's discussion 'Diabetes behaving oddly'
"Lots of good advice here! How often are you testing your BG? If you really want to get control of your diabetes, most people find that testing 8-10 times a day is one of the most helpful things they can do. Test when you wake up in the morning. Test…"
Mar 10, 2012
Stemwinder (Gary) replied to T2rminator's discussion 'Diabetes behaving oddly'
"I agree with Super_Sally you are not where you need to be with your numbers. As for the Byetta the 10 mcg dose is probably in you near future. Most people start with 5 mcg in the beginning to allow their body to adjust and then move on. Not everyone…"
Mar 10, 2012
Stemwinder (Gary) replied to T2rminator's discussion 'Where is my membership card?!'
"I love you attitude also. Lord help us we can always use more humor. I'm looking foward to future posts. Just don't sell T2 short, although the challenges are sometimes different they are just a difficult. Gary S"
Mar 10, 2012
T2rminator replied to T2rminator's discussion 'Where is my membership card?!'
"I think I'm going to call it little d, partially out of respect for the Type 1s who have it tougher than me and because I don't want this disease to get a swelled head. I will take the treatment of it seriously, but I am determined to…"
Mar 10, 2012
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LaGuitariste replied to T2rminator's discussion 'Where is my membership card?!'
"Welcome to Team 2 and I'm very sorry to meet you (because meeting you here means you have this infernal disease, too.) I love your attitude and your sense of humor; keep laughing in the face of Big D and you'll do just fine! (...hands John…"
Mar 10, 2012
Scott E replied to T2rminator's discussion 'Where is my membership card?!'
"Other than the personal food coach (many of us have those, like it or not, and struggle to get rid of them), I think all of this sounds nice. Since we're just fantasizing, of course, because this stuff will never happen. I used to get my hair…"
Mar 10, 2012
Stemwinder (Gary) replied to T2rminator's discussion 'Where is my membership card?!'
"I love the proposed benefits and think they are deserved but I still don't think I would voluntarily join this club no matter how good the benefits were. Given a choice I would have passed. But since this was a forced membership I agree a few…"
Mar 10, 2012
Marie B left a comment for T2rminator
"yes, the club no one asked to join. My husband is type2 and doing pretty well, he doesn't have to watch it as closely as I do, but he wants to keep healthy. we exercise together, walking and hiking. those vintage shaving items are interesting,…"
Mar 10, 2012

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At 6:54am on March 10, 2012, Marie B said…

yes, the club no one asked to join. My husband is type2 and doing pretty well, he doesn't have to watch it as closely as I do, but he wants to keep healthy. we exercise together, walking and hiking. those vintage shaving items are interesting, nice to have a hobby, mine is quilting.

At 5:22am on March 10, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Welcome to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and very 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 9:14pm on March 9, 2012, Linda G said…

Welcome home vintshave...
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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Take care....and keep in touch!

At 12:02pm on March 9, 2012, catlover said…

HI vintshave- Welcome to TuD. We hope you like it here.

At 5:25am on March 9, 2012, Marie B said…

hello and welcome to the community!
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes/New_Member_Guide

 
 
 

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