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Juicyj
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Juicyj

Moderator, Female, from Worcestershire

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Type 1 ? You having a giraffe !! Oct 2, 2015

Juicyj was last seen:
Nov 19, 2017 at 5:41 AM
    1.  
      newjourney
      newjourney
      How do I change my user name? Thanks
    2.  
      jade_1990
      jade_1990
      hi juicyj,, i wonder if u can help me the hospital said i was type1 and they told me watch my carbs and gave me insulin humalog and humlin i and just left me to it! i dont have a clue whats going on what i need to be doing or any thing and when i eat my surgars dont move or the highest they go is 8.8 and lowest is 4.1 or 5.3 and im scared to take the insulin x
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      2. jade_1990
        jade_1990
        i dont no how to do it this is my first day using this page x
        May 17, 2017
      3. Juicyj
        Juicyj
        Hi Jade, if you look through the forum and open the 'type 1' section you can post a new thread from there. You'll get used to the site soon enough :)
        May 17, 2017
      4. jade_1990
        jade_1990
        found it hun x
        May 17, 2017
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      Sally6144
      Sally6144
      Hi Juicyj, thanks for your reply. Like Iron_Addict, I also find the site a bit unfriendly for inexperienced users and find it quite difficult to find my way around, but I will try to find something in the diet section.
      1. TonyHBS and Juicyj like this.
      2. Juicyj
        Juicyj
        Nov 30, 2016
    4.  
      Sally6144
      Sally6144
      I was diagnosed with T2 in 2011. I immediately went on a carb restricted and low fat diet, eating max 30g carbs per meal. I lost 14 kg in 3 months. Since then the weight has been creeping on again. 4 months ago I started a LCHF diet and I have not lost one single KG. What am I doing wrong? I do not eat bread, pasta, rice, potatoes, cereals etc.
      1. Juicyj
        Juicyj
        Hi Sally - I would suggest starting a post in the diet section so that other members can help you ;)
        Nov 29, 2016
        Debeys42 likes this.
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      Iron_Addict
      Iron_Addict
      Juicyj, hi I am new to the site, I cannot find how I post a question to the forum?
      please can you advise as I find the site a little unfriendly for inexperienced users
      thanks
      1. Debeys42 likes this.
      2. Juicyj
        Juicyj
        Hey there, where are you looking to post ? Hopefully I can point you in the right direction ;)
        Oct 31, 2016
    6.  
      .elizabeth__walsh
      .elizabeth__walsh
      hi just joined can you please tell me what are kettlebells
      1. Juicyj
        Juicyj
        Hi @.elizabeth__walsh Welcome to the forum - that's an unusual question to ask, they are weights used in exercise, why do you ask ?
        Jul 9, 2016
      2. mist
        mist
        Did someone say "kettle"

        Milk, no sugar please..lol
        Oct 17, 2016
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      lellick
      lellick
      hi, im fairly new to this site,im a little frustrated because im trying to find somewhere i can update my profile to having type 1 and type 2 diabetes (arent i the lucky one), there doesent appear to be a listing for this unfortunately, D.
      1. Juicyj
        Juicyj
        Hi there and welcome to the forum, you can write onto your profile your status however only those who read it will know, are you looking for advice on anything ? To be honest it depends on your medication rather than 'type', if you post under type 1 and looking for information then others will be able to respond, shout me if you need any more help ;)
        Jul 8, 2016
    8.  
      ianbryson
      ianbryson
      Hi went for a 6 mile run this morning. Level a little high at 12.5mmol so did 1 unit of fast acting before start .always take jelly babies with me ,take a few each mile .got back level 8.5 no worries .keep fit and smiling
    9.  
      gisele1949
      gisele1949
      can anybody advise me whether the freestyle libre is any good for glucose monitoring?
      1. Juicyj
        Juicyj
        Hi @gisele1949 I am currently using it and would recommend it, you still have to test on your normal meter for driving, but for a greater idea of what's going on and to track your BG overnight, it is a good piece of kit to have.
        May 5, 2016
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      Kevin_squires_
      Kevin_squires_
      hi i have type one diabetes i have started a new job which has long hours .How can i boost my energy any ideas
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      2. Kevin_squires_
        Kevin_squires_
        hi i am new to this i take 18 units of apidra three times a day and 18 units at night of lantus do you know how much insulin to take per 1000 calories , My averages are around 8 mmoi over 90 days
        Mar 21, 2016
      3. Juicyj
        Juicyj
        Sorry Kevin I cannot advise you on this, your nurse/consultant should be working with you to ensure your insulin doses are matching your requirements, are you in regular contact ? and are you recording your results, your averages sound good to me ;)
        Mar 21, 2016
      4. himtoo
        himtoo
        hi kevin juicyj is right , we cannot hand out direct advice for specific dosing requirements-- check with your DSN
        Mar 21, 2016
    11.  
      Bexley Ash
      Bexley Ash
      How do I change my username?
    12.  
      Robinredbreast
      Robinredbreast
      Congratulations on your role as a moderator juicyj. You were one of a few nominees I voted for, good luck :o))
      1. Juicyj
        Juicyj
        Ah thank you so much Robin, lovely to hear from you, appreciate your vote, hope to do a good job, I was worried about the level of commitment but think it's manageable. Hope you are keeping well x
        Mar 2, 2016
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      Dashing.
      Dashing.
      hey hun let me know if u got facebook be easier to chat on there :D xx
    14.  
      Juicyj
      Juicyj
      Type 1 ? You having a giraffe !!
    15.  
      Robinredbreast
      Robinredbreast
      Many thanks for your message, it's the shock I think. I lit 3 candles for Jo, Becky and Hannah tonight.
    16.  
      Juicyj
      Juicyj
      Just attended my 6 monthly hospital apt - asked if there was a cure yet.. !
    17.  
      Juicyj
      Juicyj
      Standing outside Tescos in June to raise money for Diabetes UK please give generously and stop for a chat if you're at Stratford on Avon ;)
    18.  
      Juicyj
      Juicyj
    19.  
      Juicyj
      Juicyj
      10th March 2014 - Latest update, background retinopathy detected, feeling blue..
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    Gender:
    Female
    Location:
    Worcestershire
    Occupation:
    Finance Manager
    Type of diabetes:
    Type 1
    Treatment type:
    Pump
    Medication:
    Novorapid, Levothyroxine and red wine.
    Exercise:
    Dog, bike and running around like a legless chicken..
    Likes:
    Living life to the full, travelling, sunshine, helping others, smiles and my gorgeous daughter.
    Dislikes:
    Hypos, rude people, ignorance and grey days.
    Diagnosed type 1 - 5 years ago after a week's skiing holiday during which I skied my first black run and then celebrated by drinking a can of coke, in fact I didn't stop drinking coke that week.. .

    I try hard every day to not let type 1 rule my life, it's like walking a tightrope, however I always challenge myself to defy this condition, so continue to ski each year, taken up riding a road bike and have since completed a parachute jump for JDRF raising £750, recently completed the 102 mile Cotswold Way Walk for JDRF raising £1320, shaking a bucket annually for Diabetes UK, I also get involved in T1 research programmes.

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