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  1. EllieM liked Goma5's post in the thread Fed up.

    absolutely great post! At the end of the day, if you are able to manage your blood sugars accordingly, then you can drink / eat / do...

    Apr 23, 2021 at 10:47 AM
  2. EllieM liked NicoleC1971's post in the thread Fed up.

    Totally agree that you should enjoy some wine and give up smoking when you are ready. TBH I don't expect care from my hospital...

    Apr 23, 2021 at 10:47 AM
  3. EllieM rated Brunneria's post Winner in the thread Fed up.

    As a point of interest, wine is NOT ‘full of sugar’ and he was factually incorrect to make that claim. please be sure to point out his...

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  4. EllieM replied to the thread Type 2 A Mystery.

    There is a condition called false hypoglycemia where you feel bad when you reduce your blood sugar to normal from high levels. 10 is too...

    Apr 23, 2021 at 10:43 AM
  5. EllieM rated luceeloo's post Informative in the thread Type 2 A Mystery.

    If my sugars run high for an extended amount of time I get itchy lower legs, and like you, I would scratch until they bleed. It is a...

    Apr 23, 2021 at 10:29 AM
  6. EllieM replied to the thread Type 2 DVLA - T2 - Gliclazide.

    inf188x2-information-for-drivers-with-diabetes-treated-by-non-insulin.pdf (publishing.service.gov.uk) My understanding (possibly...

    Apr 23, 2021 at 10:28 AM
  7. EllieM rated muzza3's post Agree in the thread Confused again.

    Hi @Jay341431 I agree with @Lakeslover without a meter and testing you are really flying blind. It will give you control and allow you...

    Apr 23, 2021 at 10:19 AM
  8. EllieM rated Lakeslover's post Agree in the thread Confused again.

    What I have found is that not all carbs are the same, some spike my blood sugar more than others, and even the time of day I eat them...

    Apr 23, 2021 at 10:19 AM
  9. EllieM replied to the thread T2 new to Insulin.

    Have you had a c-peptide test to see how much insulin you are still producing? As @In Response said, insulin requirements are so...

    Apr 23, 2021 at 7:24 AM
  10. EllieM rated In Response's post Agree in the thread T2 new to Insulin.

    @John2003 Welcome to the insulin injectors club! As has been said many times, there are many many things that affect or insulin...

    Apr 23, 2021 at 7:18 AM
  11. EllieM rated Jaylee's post Agree in the thread T2 new to Insulin.

    Hi, It looks to me with all the fasting & BG testing like some form of "basal test?" This will explain....

    Apr 23, 2021 at 7:14 AM
  12. EllieM replied to the thread Fed up.

    Not an unreasonable request or expectation. Look, I've luckily never smoked (nothing like watching a T1 mother stress while she fails...

    Apr 23, 2021 at 7:06 AM
  13. EllieM rated Antje77's post Winner in the thread Fed up.

    Hey, I smoke (a lot, and I wish I didn't) and I drink more than is likely healthy. My Endo, my GP and my DSN know. They also know I know...

    Apr 23, 2021 at 6:52 AM
  14. EllieM rated Chloelox's post Agree in the thread Fed up.

    I had never been asked before, nor by my DSN which is why it shocked me so much. I have friends who are diabetic for 10+ years who used...

    Apr 23, 2021 at 6:19 AM
  15. EllieM liked Grant_Vicat's post in the thread Fed up.

    For at least 55 years very few days have passed without some alcohol intake. For at least 37 of them I was Type 1. Amusingly, when I was...

    Apr 23, 2021 at 6:19 AM
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