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so I've been****for 2 years now.. I still am having a had time remembering to check my sugar. what helps yall remember. .. I know it's bad
I always check before I eat usually helps
Juana Díaz, PRI
Agree with****Make it part of your rutine!
I always leave my glucometer on the dinning table, so I just cannot ignore it (:
Thanks so much! I check it in the morning then when it comes to b4 dinner and stuff I forgot sometime
My pump beeps at me and reminds me lol it's a life saver well my machine beeps at me not my actual pump lol
I have put reminders on my phone. :)
Living with type 1 diabetes since 2001.
Alexandra Hills, AUS
Some pumps have reminders on them. I'm always forgetting or getting distracted. I'm getting a pump soon. I hope it is a reminder
Sandy Creek, NY
I put alarms on my phone and have them go off ever few hrs I forget to eat too so it helps
Living with type 1 diabetes since 2010.
United Kingdom, GBR
I have the Insluin pump and of I set it to reminder it reminds me every 2 hours to check my bloods it's a really good thing to have you will never forget to check your bloods
The Colony, TX
All great advice. You might look into a Dexcom G4 platinum. It's a continuos glucose monitor. It has alarms and tells you when you are to high or to low. It also gives you a reading on the scream 24/7
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For the people that take insulin. Do you inject slow or fast?
Hi everyone, do you have any recommendation? I'm looking for.anyone who has convinced their work to change their benifet plan to cover cgm. any advice or even presentations used would be appreciated.
I'm actually a mom to a 5 year old that's been recently diagnosed with t1&he's been saying pretty heartbreaking stuff like I wish I could die or I hate my life I've tried everything any1 have ideas
Hi guys, I'm in desperate need of... a Medtronic pump I can US for the weekend, child's stopped working thought it was getting shipped out and was suppose to be her today but now not until Monday
It seems to me that there are support communities and organizations for kids with T1 diabetes, college kids with T1 D, and their parents. Do adults with T1 D not need support?
Hi does anyone have dexcom G4 sensors or a transmitter. Mine is about to die. And I'm like 2 months from getting my new insurance. If you could help out, I will before we grateful!! :)
So i just got a cgm and love it but i was wondering if there is anything i can do to reduce post meal spikes. Ive tried giving insulin 15-60 min before a meal, but still does not help. Any suggestions
I have been diagnosed since the 5th grade I'm now 18 and my doctor wants me to look into the pump .. How do you feel about it ?!
Vomitting.extreme nause. Large ketones. Fruity/acetone breath. Mom won't call doc, thinks it's my fault. Haven't eaten besides some steak and water for 2 days. Pee a lot and lost about 7 pounds. Help
DESPERATE for pump supplies! either silhouette or quick set infusion sets. no insurance and I've been trying to sell anything of value on Craigslist to come up with the money for them, but no luck!