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Type 1'stars R Us

Discussion in 'Type 1 Diabetes' started by Robinredbreast, Jun 10, 2018.

  1. chris85 type 1

    chris85 type 1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Little life savers i bought 120 they are nice i have orange blueberry and raspberry flavour and the best thing is when they arrived i was hypo so the delivery is the best i have ever had 20200123_123818.jpeg
     
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    MeiChanski Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello friends, 11.0, not shabby tbh from a kebab last night. Site change today and I didn’t see my previous site and I stuck the new stick about an inch from it, now I’m worried about lipo wotsits :(
     
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    MeiChanski Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I’m very tempted to do it all over again but my bf said it’s okay
     
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  4. chris85 type 1

    chris85 type 1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    lipo???trophy don't worry it only happens if you never change spot i was told to do my injections a finger width apart so if i was you i would use one side for how ever long they stay there then use your other side for the next one x
     
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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Some good news. I now have a permanent position as a School Escort, I start on Monday and it's the route I covered up until January 7th, so tomorrow will be my last day as a casual, but I do have a run in the afternoon :happy: As a casual, they are obliged to honour any appointments that may coincide with the school run, so I need to email these or phone these through to the school transport team very soon.
     
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  6. chris85 type 1

    chris85 type 1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    well done that's really good of you x
     
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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Thank you, I am happy with the run as I know the children and the driver well.
     
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  8. porl69

    porl69 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @MeiChanski lipohypertrophy happens when you have been doing your jabs in the same place over and over again. I am sure 1 site change close to the previous one will be fine

    @chris85 type 1 I have always been told not to inject thru clothing.....you never know what is on the ouitside of your clothes being taken into your body through the needle

    @Robinredbreast woohoo congrats :)
     
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  9. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    I had those readings a couple of days ago, so :arghh::arghh::arghh::arghh::arghh::arghh::arghh::arghh: ( HUGS) x
     
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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Thank you @porl69 :)
     
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  11. chris85 type 1

    chris85 type 1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    yeah but iv'e been a landscaper and mechanic injecting through muddy or oily trousers or overalls and i barely ever get ill apart from the beginning of this year and as i said i'm a bit shy dropping my draws just to inject is a no go. but then again after all that happened when i was in hospital i'm not as shy as i used to be
     
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    chris85 type 1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    who else only uses a BG finger prick monitor and which one do you have
     
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    chris85 type 1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    plus muscle mass is getting more and more for some reason us Skaife's grow muscle really fast just need to find a diet that suits my diabetes and stick to it as i said i am determined to get healthy my dsn saw me in hospital i had a massive scruffy beard now its gone so i want my belly to go as well
     
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    chris85 type 1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    i'm having a kebab (chicken) tonight how can i figure out how many carbs there is i know most of carbs will be in the pita bread ?? any help is greatly appreciated
     
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    Jaylee Type 1 · Master
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    There is a solution to that issue.. "Apparently?" ;)

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    Jaylee Type 1 · Master
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    Well? For starters, you're dinging the needle on the fabric before it reaches the skin. I prefer to go in sharp! :)
     
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  17. porl69

    porl69 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    AKA "shewee"
     
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    porl69 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hmmm....would be lifting my shirt and injecting into stomach in that case. In 49 years I have yet to go thru clothing
     
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    Jaylee Type 1 · Master
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    I still use a BG meter to compliment the CGM set up I'm using now. Accu-Chek Mobile.

    Most of us do. Certainly recomended to not just rely on the sensor..
     
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    porl69 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Contour next link to go with my pump. Also have a Libre/MM set up BUT still test my blood 4 times a day OR when I think my libre/MM is giving duff readings
     
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