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  1. Rokaab replied to the thread Cant turn monitor on.

    It sounds like it's got confused and it thinking its still connected to a PC, do you have a PC you can connect it to? If so I'd try...

    Oct 23, 2020 at 10:10 PM
  2. Rokaab replied to the thread Type 1 Think I've found the right ratio to carbs..

    As @KK123 said we are all different and whilst some may use 1unit to 10 I suspect not all do by a long way, my ratios are now...

    Oct 23, 2020 at 8:21 PM
  3. Rokaab replied to the thread Hi, new here type 1 for 14 years with needle phobia!.

    Well you only need to 'fire' in a needle every 2-3 days when you're inserting a new infusion set. The infusion kits cannula stays in for...

    Oct 23, 2020 at 3:15 PM
  4. Rokaab replied to the thread Daughter hypos after dinner - advice please.

    Unfortunately yes and in fact lots of things do affect BS - a few off the top of my head - hormones, illness, stress, anxiety, the...

    Oct 23, 2020 at 12:46 PM
  5. Rokaab replied to the thread Hi, I have just joined today 22/10/20.

    Its the carbs you need to look at not the sugars (though if it has a lot of sugar it will have a lot of carbs) Tea on its own is...

    Oct 23, 2020 at 11:42 AM
  6. Rokaab replied to the thread Hi, I have just joined today 22/10/20.

    The 49 I'm guessing is probably your HbA1c result (though its best to verify what the blood test actually was) - non diabetic is less...

    Oct 22, 2020 at 1:15 PM
  7. Rokaab replied to the thread Fasting blood sugar.

    I was at 11.5, but then I have massively variable DP so although I definitely have calmed it down now I have a pump it can still...

    Oct 22, 2020 at 12:32 PM
  8. Rokaab replied to the thread High after starting Tresiba.

    Have you only just started with Tresiba? Its a longer lasting so you do have to give it time to settle in, I was told that any changes...

    Oct 21, 2020 at 7:30 PM
  9. Rokaab replied to the thread School attendance.

    Whenever I have hospital appointments from my diabetes clinic I get given a time (I get sent it in the post), no choice in the matter,...

    Oct 20, 2020 at 12:12 PM
  10. Rokaab replied to the thread Type 1 Need help with insulin-diet-weight equation.

    Have you done any basal testing? Cos if that's wrong then maybe you're needing more bolus to cover the basal you're missing.

    Oct 19, 2020 at 11:07 PM
  11. Rokaab replied to the thread Lowest safe BG before bed?.

    Not sure whether you're type 1 or type 2 or what insulins you are on, but if you have your bolus with your dinner, then it probably...

    Oct 19, 2020 at 11:02 PM
  12. Rokaab replied to the thread 3 months check up.

    In HbA1C terms going down by one is basically the same value, unintended weightloss can be a sign of type 1, if you start feeling sick...

    Oct 19, 2020 at 5:45 PM
  13. Rokaab replied to the thread Refillable Insulin Pens.

    You need to get your doctor to prescribe you them (some get them on repeat in case they ever need replacements, mine isn't on repeat but...

    Oct 19, 2020 at 3:16 PM
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