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Living with type 1 diabetes since 1972. supporting a spouse with type 2 diabetes since 2011.
San Carlos, CA
Living with type 1 diabetes since 1982.
Los Angeles, CA
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Anyone have suggestions for where to place a Dexcom cgm sensor? I would normally use my abdomen, but because of pump sites, it's pretty beat up there. Has anyone tried the back of the arm? The idea freaks me out but I may try it.
My husbands birthday is coming up and we are going for dinner then he and our friends may venture elsewhere. My question is if you go out how do you explain the diabetes kit? Do bouncers even care? (Needles, lancets etc)
What insulin do the type 1s out there use? I've always used novolog (used to use levemir and novolog before pumping), but curious what others use and why? What's the fastest acting insulin out there?
This one's kinda for the ladies, but I don't know maybe guy diabetics have this problem too? Do y'all experience frequent bladder and yeast infections? If so have you found anything that helps? Thanks
Does anyone else type one eat a lot? For past month or so I literally carnt stop it's like I'm never full.
Hey guys, I have had diabetes for almost 2 years I'm 16 now and I am over weight . I need support where i dont have any atm i dont live with my family have type 2 diabetes and it's caused by Pcos .
Does anyone have a omnipod pump and supplies they are not using anymore I can pay shipping fees I want to get my son on an omnipod he is 3
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
Last Sunday, in the brutal heat, we were at my son's baseball game. I overheard another mother of a T1D mention heat effects her son more than a non-T1D kid. Anyone with this experience?
I have a brand new Medtronic pump, CGM and sensors - I hated a pump... Would love to give it to someone!!
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