Now I've read it. I'm like you bummed because this great person has something new to have to deal with! I took Type 1 in 73 and have just been dealing here in the past year or so, not matianing the way I should. This makes me wonder how I've made it threw all this.
Marie got a question from a newly diagnosed Type 2 here............Is Zetia a posion?? Also what does it do?? Please send me an answer if you have one cause I really didn't. Now how dumb can a blonde be??? HA!!!
hey marie glad to hear your using the dafne setup there's a limited placement over hear for teaching the dafne setup to the old school D1s so allot of the younger ones r missing out on this freedom to eat system and r still using an old set dose setup its not good starting to look at the pump systems allot of u r using not something they tell us allot about on this side of the pond am still jabbing myself half dozen times a day if i drink to much i leak like a sieve LOL cheers for the link to ry cooder am a big collecter of music and i luv the obscure stuff first i have herd of chicken skin music just had 15 min checking ry cooder on you tube and have just ordered the album thank u very much for that will give u a full review after getting the album LOL talk soon marie .....LPCG
hey there dose adjustment for normal eating is d a f n e in case u don't know this means i can eat pretty much anything by working out the carbs i know exactly how much insulin to take this means that some times i mite have up to 7 times a day but this bothers me not as i can eat what i like i also test about the same its a small price for a more relaxed look at your diet protein in my diet well am getting well stuck into the gym so i wanted to take supplements just because i was burning that much off i could not eat enough got to the point where the site of food was doing my head in example breakfast 4 weetabix to slices toast mid morning 4 slices of bread (sandwiches) dinner a cooked dinner made up from the evenings t mid afternoon same as morning evening meal a large cooked dinner and 4 slices of toast b4 bed it was just to much so any how went to my dietician and she told me i would b ok with the protein and worked out how much fruit i could hav safely a day as i cut it from my diet completely wen they first told me about my kidneys but i felt i was missing something from my diet so i asked nice call on the chicken grease LOL crispy chicken skin aaaaaAAAAA how nice is that who got the most in fact who cooked it because i would say that's the spoils off the chef how dose your low carbs work r u on a set dose every day then balance your food round it let us know talk soon marie and u take care ...........LPCG
Yep youyour right what's not to like?? HA!! Don't forget I fried some potatoes too so I had to really bolus for it. I took an extra 5 units of Insulin and as for how I liked it I LOVED THEM!!!! Southern to the day I was born!!! HA!!
Thank you for your sweet coent! You don't know how glad I am to be baack!!! I had to run awhile ago...ya' know I've got this terrable habit it's called smokeing and I was out of ciggs! HA!! A junkie for sure!! HA!!
Thanks so much for the comment about my "pup". He is actually about 7, but he thinks he is still a puppy! He's actually cuter in person than in pictures - in the pictures he always looks so serious. But he's not at all! He's actually a goofball!
As far as meeting Manny at the doctor's - it's just that we go to the same endocrinologist and we happened to meet at a shared medical appointment (sort of 1/2 dr appt and 1/2 support group).
Looking at your page, I noticed that you are a quilter (much more advanced than I am). I quilt for fun - and have many more UFOs and unstarted projects (USPs?) than I have completed quilts.
Maybe in the next week or so I'll post some pictures of our cat and our parrot. But not the fish or the aquatic frogs - they are not very interesting to my mind! We have quite a menagerie here. :)
Hi Marie! Thanks for the welcome!
My aunt had gestational diabetes during her pregnancy. I also have some friends and parents of friends who have diabetes.
I'm currently working on a graduate student project surrounding a glucometer which is why I joined the community. I'm trying to get a better feel of how i could improve on the current glucometer, make it more adapted to the user.
I'll make a thread in the forum in the upcoming days to present what the project is about and hopefully get some feedback and input about some of the propositions.
I'm learning a lot about diabetes in a short amount of time, and I'm glad to have found this community to help me in my process!
hey marie thanks for the friend request it is an honer to accept that discussion on is type 1 a gift is great its nice to know i am not the only one with a positive outlook on the big D1 am really pleased i decided to join u on this site take care talk soon marie LPCG (luv peace 'n' chicken grease)
It was pretty icky, but then I spent the rest of the day in a pretty good range, except for when I went to bed, I was like at, 195. Woke up at 129, though! Wasn't expecting that, usually if I'm high and I go to sleep I wake up in the 40-50 range. Hm, I'll have to try that. I usually keep things in my purse for it, but I had used my last two juices the day before from the lows. Oh well, all is well now.
Wow, you've lived a lot of places! Where you live now sounds gorgeous though. I've always wanted to live in Wyoming or Montana, something about the rocky mountains is peaceful. I may have been stuck here my whole life, but I've been to most of the states, except west of the rockies and north of Virginia. That's really cool, I think all we see here is snakes, the random armadillo, coyotes, and the few whitetail deer. I live in the middle of nowhere, but I like it.
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