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ConradJ
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ConradJ

Well-Known Member, Male, from Aylesbury, Bucks.

Clawing my way back to life after burnout... Jul 18, 2017

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    1. ConradJ
      ConradJ
      Clawing my way back to life after burnout...
    2. Maker field
      Maker field
      Hello Conrad. Thanks for this.
    3. princes adeoba
    4. ConradJ
      ConradJ
      Busily beating those Himalayan glucose swings into gentle ebbs and flows through the miracle of low-carb and a circadian profile.
    5. CollieBoy
      CollieBoy
      Have you changed your Info?
      It now readss:

      Retinopathy in both eyes - vitrectomy to the right... both now stable, since March 2015.

      since March 2015?, its only Jan 2015, Have you been to the future <G>
      1. 1 person likes this.
      2. ConradJ
        ConradJ
        Yes, and back again lol! It should have read 2014! Doh!
        Jun 2, 2015
    6. ConradJ
      ConradJ
      Steadfast in my determination to beat erratic BGs and high HbA1c via a better lifestyle.
    7. Saber
      Saber
      Lol that made me laugh about the bra. I am gonna call them tomorrow and ask about the wires cos the ones I have are okay when I the cannula in my tummy but not when it is in my upper arm. And my friend do not like it when all the tubing is showing. They think I look like a Borg from Voyager. I think they just are not comfortable with my illness but I guess I would still prefer it to be a bit more discreet.
    8. ConradJ
    9. Saber
      Saber
      I am using Animas Vibe. And yes I will. Initially I just accepted what I was given. But I was allowed to choose between Medtronic and animas vibe.
    10. Saber
      Saber
      Your post about the different cannulas and choosing between nylon and steel was really interesting. And the steel one, does it come in different needle lengths? 6mm does not sound too bad to use.
    11. slomo45
      slomo45
      Thanks for that Conrad
    12. ConradJ
      ConradJ
      Making changes for the better.
    13. ConradJ
      ConradJ
      Fewer stumbles as my long-term approach to lifestyle changes is taking effect. :-)
    14. ConradJ
      ConradJ
      Getting there, in fits and starts and a number of stumbles along the way.
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  • About

    Gender:
    Male
    Location:
    Aylesbury, Bucks.
    Occupation:
    Stay at home dad.
    Type of diabetes:
    Type 1
    Treatment type:
    Pump
    Medication:
    NovoRapid via pump.

    Stopped the Pravastatin and Perindopril in July 2014.

    Started 75mg Aspirin and 20mg Lisinopril in January 2015; stopped both after suffering lots of dizzy spells.
    Exercise:
    Pre-breakfast stretches and physio moves, cycling daughters to and from pre-school and nursery, walking lots and the obligatory housework!
    Likes:
    Going lower with the carbs and eating a much better, tastier variety of foods as a consequence!
    Dislikes:
    The hassle and ignorance of diabetes.
    I like most things... except football thugs, sycophancy and hypocrisy (unless it's my own) :playful:

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    "Living is easy with eyes closed - misunderstanding all you see." (John Lennon).

    T1, diagnosed 31/10/1976. :oldman: NovoRapid via Accu-Chek Insight Pump.
    Some complications and other meds, but wresting control of it all - check out my Blog for my ramblings: http://www.diabetes.co.uk/forum/xfa-blogs/conradj.66676/

    Current HbA1c: 58 / 7.5% (14/05/2017) :(
    Previous HbA1c: 46 / 6.4% (12/08/2015); 58 / 7.5% (13/03/2015); 62 / 7.8% (09/10/2014); 65 / 8.1% (06/05/2014 and 17/01/2014); 64 / 8.0% (10/09/2013); 70 / 8.6% (05/03/2013); 63 / 7.9% (28/06/2012).
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