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Discussion in 'Greetings and Introductions' started by Giverny, Jul 25, 2012.

  1. Fooers

    Fooers Type 2 · Newbie

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    Hi newbie
    Name is fooers.
    Been type 2 for about 10 years.
    From diet,to tablets & diet,to just tablets,to Lirglutone injection once a day.
    But just been told that I am being referred to hospital with view to insulin!!
    Not sure what to make of this.
    Feel it's the last post!!
    Anyone got any + plus comments about this?
     
  2. PIPPO_PIPPI

    PIPPO_PIPPI Type 1 · Newbie

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    Hi. I'm new here.
    I started with diabetes when I was 16, now I'm 73, so... I'm an old diabetic man. :depressed:
    I'm using libre from a year, and xDrip+ and blucon from three days, and I'm enthusiast, really. Libre sensors have a bit erratic calibration, so the possibility given by xDrip+ to calibrate it is really welcome, and looks be working very well.
    Bye.
    Pippo :)
     
  3. Beach_boy_roy

    Beach_boy_roy Type 2 · Newbie

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    Roy
     
  4. Birdwoman

    Birdwoman Prediabetes · Newbie

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    Hi everyone
    my name is Birdwoman
    I found your forum this morning and it looks good, I am not normally one for forums but this one looks good.

    I am female, aged 70

    I use an Mac computer

    favourite city
    probably Saville

    I was diagnosed in the summer with pre-diabetes and have been looking at ways to reverse it. I am trying a high fat/low carb diet, so far I have lost about a stone and a half but although my blood sugar come down very well after a meal, it is still not down far enough in the morning. Has anyone else tried this diet and what results did they find please?
     
  5. Adeleo23

    Adeleo23 · Newbie

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    Hi my name is Adele currently living in the UK - my daughter Kirsty has Down’s Syndrome and is a Type 1 Diabetic which I (and the family) help her manage.
    Wondering if there are any others like us out there...
    We have recently discovered the Freestyle Libre.. loving it but having a few teething problems with the sensors ... first one we tried, she knocked off within 10 mins of application.. second one she “drowned” in the swimming pool after only 24 hours.. 3rd one was just faulty... ( by which time I was literally crying) numbers 4, 5 & 6 have all been great applied & worked with no problem .. however 7 wouldn’t not stick and 8 applied ok but is faulty as wont give a reading... Abbott have replaced my first three sensors no questions asked.. but after these next two maybe on their blacklist! Any one else having similar issues I just love the concept loath to give it up...
     
  6. therower

    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @Adeleo23 . Welcome to the forum. There are lots of parents of T1 children on the forum and I'm sure if you go to the parents sub forum you'll be most welcome.
    A visit to the blood glucose monitoring sub forum should offer some tips and advice re the libre.
    I'll tag the wonderful @Snapsy who I'm sure uses the libre, and always comes up with great advice.
     
  7. Adrian1981

    Adrian1981 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hi Everyone,
    I have been a type 1 34 years. It has been a while since i have been on the forum so am introducing myself as I return.

    - What is your name? Adrian
    - How old are you? 36
    - Are you male or female? Male
    - Which country are you from? England
    - Which city/area do you live in? Leicester
    - Are you religious? Not religious.
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. Quiet,stubborn & individual
    - Do you have any pets? No
    - Microsoft or Apple? Microsoft computers , Apple phone
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? Not really sporty although go to the gym
    - Do you get angry easily? Sometimes
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? No
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. mixed
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? Chill out music
    - What is your favourite flag? Pirates
    - Ever gone camping? Yes love the outdoors.
    - Ever been in love?yes
    - Ever used fake tan?no
    - Which countries have you visited? France, Italy, Spain, Greece, America, Egypt and more
    - Favourite city? -
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. -
    - List your five favourite films. -
    - Are you wealthy? define wealthy
    - Do you work? If so, as what? Network engineer
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. - Computer science, telecommunications
    - What do you like most about yourself? not a lot
    - What do you like least about yourself? -

    Adrian
     
  8. therower

    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @Adrian1981 . Welcome back. I'm guessing the avatar isn't Bradgate Park:).
     
  9. Adrian1981

    Adrian1981 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Haha your geography is good. If I ran for about 15 mins i could probably take one at Bradgate
     
  10. therower

    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    If I walked 15 mins so could I.
     
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  11. Adrian1981

    Adrian1981 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Interesting depending on which end of the park you enter. There is no need to acknowledge and apologies if I under or overestimate your walking speed.

    I'll go with Ansty or Cropston

    Adrian
     
  12. therower

    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Anstey. Well done:):)
     
  13. Adrian1981

    Adrian1981 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    So when I go to the pharmacy and they don't have the items in stock I know who has them;)
     
  14. therower

    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @Adrian1981 . I use Glenfield. Me and Anstey pharmacy had a disagreement. They never have anything in stock and if on the odd occasion they do it takes them an hour to find it.
     
  15. Adeleo23

    Adeleo23 · Newbie

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    Thanks for the guidance much appreciated
     
  16. t1bec

    t1bec Type 1 · Member

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    Hi everyone
    I’m rebecca 18yo type one diabetic, still figuring out how to work this so forgive me :) hope everyone is doing well :)
     
  17. kev-w

    kev-w Type 1 · Member

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    Hi, I'm new here.

    - What is your name? Kev
    - How old are you? 50
    - Are you male or female? Male
    - Which country are you from? England
    - Which city/area do you live in? York
    - Are you religious? C of E
    - Pick three words to describe your personality. argumentative, annoying and usually right.
    - Do you have any pets? No
    - Microsoft or Apple? Microsoft
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play? I swim & gym, sometimes cycle.
    - Do you get angry easily? :) It has been known.
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where? Yes x2, tats here and there and a pierced nipple.
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands. Cock Sparrer, SLF, Bob Marley, Yellowman, The Jam
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is? I wouldn't say.
    - What is your favourite flag? George Cross
    - Ever gone camping? Yes
    - Ever been in love? Yes
    - Ever used fake tan? No
    - Which countries have you visited? South Africa, Holland, Portugal Spain and a good few other euro countries
    - Favourite city? Amsterdam
    - List your five favourite TV programmes. MOTD and not much else really.
    - List your five favourite films. Up in Smoke, The Next Movie etc etc
    - Are you wealthy? No
    - Do you work? If so, as what? Part time window cleaner
    - List the subjects you study/have studied. Mech Eng
    - What do you like most about yourself? Never really thought about it
    - What do you like least about yourself? Ditto

    Type 1 of 33 years, Humalog & Lantus.
     
  18. LangleyBC

    LangleyBC Type 2 · Member

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  19. Tamx

    Tamx Type 1 · Newbie

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    - What is your name?

    Tammy

    - How old are you?

    38

    - Are you male or female?

    Female


    - Which country are you from?

    UK


    - Which city/area do you live in?

    Saffron Walden

    - Are you religious?

    Definitely not


    - Pick three words to describe your personality.

    Bubbly , honest, positive

    - Do you have any pets?

    2 Dogs


    - Microsoft or Apple?

    Apple


    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?

    Ice-skating


    - Do you get angry easily?

    Not really


    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?

    Ears pierced, two tattoo’s


    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.

    No favourites..... mood dependant!



    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?

    pass!


    - What is your favourite flag?

    Ummmmmmm


    - Ever gone camping?

    Oh yes....... love it!


    - Ever been in love?

    Of course


    - Ever used fake tan?

    Yep

    - Which countries have you visited?

    Spain, Majorca, Ibiza, Turkey, Tunisia, Amsterdam, Germany, Italy, France, Sweden, America


    - Favourite city?

    That’s a tough one..... not sure


    - List your five favourite TV programmes.

    Celeb Juice
    Emmerdale

    - List your five favourite films.

    Twilight Saga
    Pitch Perfect 1 & 2
    Fifty Shades of Grey / Darker


    - Are you wealthy?

    Nope

    - Do you work? If so, as what?

    Yes, Accounts Assistant


    - List the subjects you study/have studied.

    I have been and am still studying at the University of Life!


    - What do you like most about yourself?

    My eyes and my positive attitude


    - What do you like least about yourself?

    My lack of confidence
     
  20. Galiya

    Galiya Type 2 · Newbie

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    Include a photo here if you wish to.
    - What is your name?
    Galiya
    - How old are you?
    65
    - Are you male or female?
    female
    - Which country are you from?
    Kazakhstan
    - Which city/area do you live in?
    Astana
    - Are you religious?
    Yes
    - Pick three words to describe your personality.
    Kind, openmind, responsive
    - Do you have any pets?
    no
    - Microsoft or Apple?
    microsoft
    - Which sport(s) (if any) do you like/play?
    I always at home looking after my grandchildren
    - Do you get angry easily?
    No.
    - Do you have any tattoos or piercings? If so, where?
    no
    - List your five favourite musicians/bands.
    I like my traditional music
    - What would you say your favourite music genre is?
    - What is your favourite flag?
    - Ever gone camping?
    Yes. Every year we go to sanatorium.
    - Ever been in love?
    Not sure
    - Ever used fake tan?
    no never
    - Which countries have you visited?
    Never visited
    - Favourite city?
    Almaty
    - List your five favourite TV programmes.
    Programmes about how people changes with the help of professions
    - List your five favourite films.
    Titanic
    Korean serials
    all the classical Russian, American films

    - Are you wealthy?
    not, we are from middle class
    - Do you work? If so, as what?
    do not work
    - List the subjects you study/have studied.
    I have only secondary school education
    - What do you like most about yourself?
    I like that I am a mother of 5 children
    - What do you like least about yourself?
    That I do not have my own opinion
     
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