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

  1. Hopeful34

    Hopeful34 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Well done @LooperCat that's an awesome score. Hope you feel better soon.
    @MeiChanski hope your levels are starting to move in the right direction. Hugs to both of you and anyone else that needs one.
    @Chris85 great that you've got an appointment and also making changes that will bring your HbA1c down.
     
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    Marie 2 LADA · Well-Known Member

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    That’s the thing low glycemic just means you have more time to respond, if you can respond in the first place. We can’t.

    But I just had s bowl yesterday with soy milk and lots of cinnamon and did my normal half a dose a half hour before and it worked great.
     
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  3. Japes

    Japes LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Yippee! A variable lunch for Young Vampire meant extra maths for me, (normally VP has unvarying meals, but today had variations to it, for complex reasons) and for the first time, there was trust that I knew what I was talking about and no arguing about the dose I dialled up. I also love that the Young Vampire's parents trust what I do as well, and as long as we've explained what we've done, and recorded it all, they are happy. In fact, they're loving the fact that the VP's food horizons are being expanded.

    For the new to the thread; Young Vampire is one of my students with complex needs, (T1 being only one of the complexities of the Young Vampire's life,) and we spend a lot of my working days together. Young Vampire? Yeah, a lot of finger-licking happens after the extraction of blood once the test is done no matter how often I dutifully profer a tissue for the mopping up thereof.
     
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  4. chris85 type 1

    chris85 type 1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @Hopeful34 thank you it is time i changed my way's i'm already thinking i shouldn't of made that appointment i'm nervous already
     
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  5. Antje77

    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    You'll be fine! Even if the appointment doesn't work out well, you'll be in exactly the same place as before. So either you win something or you don't lose anything except an hour of your time!
    When is your appointment?
     
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  6. chris85 type 1

    chris85 type 1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I rang them 20 mins before they closed and they booked me in next monday at 07:40 they don't even open until 08:15
     
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  7. chris85 type 1

    chris85 type 1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    i feel that nervous i could throw up and it's only going to get worse but on the brighter side of things maybe life will get better in a couple of weeks hopefully
     
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  8. Antje77

    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    Please don't. Throwing up won't be helping in enjoying your evening at all!

    Have you though about how it would be fine to tell them you feel real messed up but have a hard time talking about it so you'd rather not? It's not a problem if you don't feel comfortable enough to tell everything that goes through your head, that's quite normal.

    It may be of help if you look back through your posts on here and screenshot the ones that are relevant to show your HCP. That way you won't need to explain in words to their face but it would still explain a lot.

    It won't be nearly as bad as your fears right now! Promise!
     
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  9. chris85 type 1

    chris85 type 1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @Antje77 i managed to tell the nurse that took my blood that last week i felt like ending it all and told her how you guys have basically saved me i asked her not to do anything about it but she must of made a note because it usually takes a week to get an appointment (this website will hopefully get a bit more popular i told the pharmacy spirit health and the nurse that took my blood about this site and you guys and how supportive caring and awesome you all are :) and they both said they would add it to there support area);)
     
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  10. Antje77

    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    chris85 type 1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    she is she was really pretty and very caring she didn't stop offering help i'm not surprised on their website it says she does mental health things. i was surprised i even told her considering i have confidence issues i know...... i'm a mess
     
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  12. MeiChanski

    MeiChanski Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Hello friends, I’m reporting back that my BG is finally back in single figures. It was a horrible morning and afternoon. So far sensor is giving funky readings but I’ll give it a chance. I’m falling asleep but I have to calibrate my sensor at 00:36
     
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  13. chris85 type 1

    chris85 type 1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    my day has been nearly the same i woke up at 16.1 then 2 hours later 18.8 2 hours after lunch it was 5.1 the 6.1 then 5.6 hope you feel better
     
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  14. Antje77

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    Sounds like she's a good'un if she managed to make you tell more than you're comfortable with, that's what the best of them do! Being pretty is nice too. Way more easy to open up to a pretty person than to an ugly old toad (no offence to toads, I quite like them and always seem to rescue them from precarious situations!)
     
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    Same to you too!
     
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    I take back what I said, my next calibration is at 03:22, I’m internally crying
     
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    I was told today that not many type 1s in the UK are on the 670G because of CGM costs. My Medtronic rep said he has 80 patients on 670G since January last year.
     
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    LooperCat Type 1 · Expert

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    I think there’s only one in my hospital clinic of thousands of patients. I know I’m the only one DIY looping.
     
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  19. chris85 type 1

    chris85 type 1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    My BG is now 4.1 i think i'm going to hypo but it's weird earlier today i was at 5.1 and that felt like a hypo ??
     
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    chris85 type 1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    probably because iv'e taken a total of 67 units of novoslow instead of the usual average of around 44 units guess i'll just keep watching Vietnam documentaries
     
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