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

  1. Diakat

    Diakat Type 1 · Moderator
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  2. LooperCat

    LooperCat Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Yay! Another assimilation into the DiaBorg! :borg:
     
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  3. Scott-C

    Scott-C Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    They had Jonathan Demme directing the video, saying walk about a lot to build up the tension before you pounce on his arm...

    It would have been the same price as libre if they hadn't gone all Hollywood with it.
     
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  4. Knikki

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    Chinese and wine tonight.

    That's all.

    Oh and posh chocolate aero mousse. :joyful:
     
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  5. Japes

    Japes LADA · Well-Known Member

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    Clearly, my system prefers my usual workday routine and activity level to all other variations. Either that or the stern talking to my blood sugars got before I took the letter to work to book off the time for the next consultant's appointment have stunned them into good behaviour this week.

    Or they'd listened to the student I was sat next to at lunchtime today - one I know well, but who doesn't usually sit near me at lunchtime, so I warned her I had to do something to myself to take my "medicine" before I ate my lunch.. well, there was total fascination with the whole process and a tone of deep awe as she pronounced "You're VERY brave!" once I announced, "All done!" I tell you, my students with their own wonderful array of disabilities and health conditions are the absolute best at just accepting someone else's condition and whatever they need to do to keep healthy!

    My regular lunchtime student, as usual, was far too engrossed with his fish and chips to take any notice whatsoever of what I did.
     
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  6. therower

    therower Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @porl69 . Well done. Bring on the pump. Us MDI er’s will be archaic at this rate.:):):)
     
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  7. Cumberland

    Cumberland Type 1 · Master

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    Good news
     
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  8. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    Goodnight sleep well everyone
     
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  9. drahawkins_1973

    drahawkins_1973 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I was going to say snap as I’m eating cheese and wine too....then realised what you actually said.
    And no posh mousse either so not snap at all!
     
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  10. hh1

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    Morning all, great news @porl69!

    Complete change of subject - I love jacket potatoes but hardly ever eat them these days as they're high GI and carb-loaded. I don't strictly low carb, but defo lower than I used to. I can't remember where I read it again lately that cooking, cooling then reheating high carb food like jacket potatoes, pasta, rice, hugely reduces the absorbable carb content, so last night I thought I'd give it a try. Admittedly I upped the fat content by adding cheese, bacon and sour cream, but - no big spike, just a gentle slide up, which I almost always experience in the evening regardless of what I eat, which I then corrected, I guess you'd call it a split bolus. Woke at 6.8 and I'm happy with that. So I think one of my favourite foods, if I cook it then reheat it, is back on the menu!
     
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  11. Japes

    Japes LADA · Well-Known Member

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    That's one for my list to try! Well, minus the bacon being one of these vegetarians who is not, in any way, shape or form, tempted by bacon.
     
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  12. hh1

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    Try chopped shallot/onion instead @Japes - equally yummy!
     
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  13. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    Good morning everyone woke to a hypo of 2.8 fingerprick confirmed this @7.30 treated and now 4.2 with a banging headache oh the joys i find i have more hypos in the cold weather than when its warmer anyway have a great weekend everyone whatever you may or may not be doing
     
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  14. smc4761

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    Its the same if you freeze things like bread as well. Stick it in freezer, then ideally toast it. It reduces the starch and allows some of the food to make its way to large intestine, Heres an article from The Sun, maybe not best paper but seems to make sense

    https://www.thesun.co.uk/fabulous/food/6465485/freezing-white-bread-toasting-less-sugar/
     
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  15. Knikki

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    Funny old world this T1D. o_O

    So I have eaten the same breakfast yesterday and today roughly anyway, same content if not the same amount, plus same amount of insulin injected both days. :writer:

    Yesterday around the same time yesterday sat around the 4 mark according to Etch A Sketch. Today the alarms are all going off as I'm now sat here around high 2's low 3's. :rolleyes:

    Ho hum, it's not a problem as I'm doing nothing at the moment, just a couple of jelly baby's should sort it. :cat:
     
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  16. Knikki

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    Ok who's missing in action?????

    I know @Alison54321 is around but I guess Twatter is keeping her entertained with government stuff. :rolleyes::hilarious:

    But where is @kev-w ?

    It's that time of year where it's acceptable to eat wall paper paste porridge and I miss the "The Porridge Sagas" :hilarious:

    I'm sure there are others missingo_Oo_Oo_Oo_Oo_Oo_O
     
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    I think it was @Mel dCP who said @kev-w was on FB, but he's not been on here since before Christmas. I agree, the porridge sagas need to continue....
     
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  18. Alison54321

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    Yes, I'm around, twitter is keeping me busy, but my blood sugars are quite boring at the moment, so I haven't really got anything very interesting to say. Good morning everyone.
     
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  19. Scott-C

    Scott-C Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I've found that too. Chips and boiled potatoes can be wildly unpredictable for me, but baked potatoes with some prawns and egg mayo or maybe coleslaw can give me happily steady bg for the rest of the day.

    The same happens with packets of those Uncle Ben's Mexican spiced wholegrain rice with some mackerel on top and a side of steamed veg. Steady, steady, steady whereas white rice is crazy.

    Maybe it's the fibre, maybe it's the cooking, cooling, reheating, whatever it is, I'm a fan of anything which levels me out.

    They just seem to match the time pattern of novorapid.

    The low carbers can be very strident in saying potatoes, rice, no, no, no, without appreciating there are some subtleties involved.
     
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  20. karen8967

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    Tell me about it
     
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