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At 8:13am on March 14, 2012, Marie B said…

I know I've seen them on some of our videos and they look like a huge sword or something. I've got my emla on now waiting another 15 min for it to fully kick in.

At 2:25pm on March 13, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Welcome to our wonderful family. We are a very cating 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 1:13pm on March 13, 2012, Marie B said…

hi Shannon, welcome to the community! I was just looking at your blog and wondered if you'd ever thought of using emla lidocaine cream to numb the skin where you put the sensor. I don't have a cgm, but I use it when I'm going to put my infusion set in a sensitive area.

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At 11:40am on March 13, 2012, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn 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 even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

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