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

  1. Juicyj

    Juicyj Type 1 · Moderator
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    I stopped using the libre about a year ago but still take care putting clothes on when they go over my arms and still have a thing about door frames and not getting too close to them..
     
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  2. porl69

    porl69 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Good morning y'all

    Set change for me last night and, same as you @Juicyj I left the cannula in. Looked at my belly this morning and seen no tubes coming out and panicked!!!!! Though I may have dislodged it during my sleep BUT watch said 7.6.... Then realized it was on my leg :hilarious::hilarious:

    Happy birthday to Mr @WuTwo :)

    @Knikki you will have to let us know how the coffee dunking goes :)
     
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  3. smc4761

    smc4761 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Greetings my fellow teabags, or should that be coffee bags, for those that dont do tea.

    Made an adjustment about 2 week ago to my pump settings, increasing my carb ratio and basal rate for the mornings, as i was still experiencing fairly steep spikes in morning. Nothing really changed although that could have been down to my lurgy last week.

    Anyhoo for past 4 mornings BG have been rather good, in fact if anything i will need to adjust back slightly. I am finding that by about 10.30 I am having to eat something, eg a couple of biscuits, which i am rather glad about ( I love my biscuits) as BG is dropping to around 4.0 and will only continue to head down.

    As BG are heading down around 4 hours after insulin dose, does that suggest i need to take my basal back slightly
     
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  4. Molly56

    Molly56 Don't have diabetes · Well-Known Member

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    Managed to get “two for one” at doctors this morning.....appointment for other half and rather cheekily asked GP to identify rash on my stomach at the end...evidently I currently have shingles...:(...not too bad, just a small rash and occasional itching....
    ....getting appointment with this particular doctor is like gold dust as any available disappear within two minutes of being released online (others have gone within five to ten minutes of 8am release) so thankful that the ‘one patient, one problem’ managed to be bypassed on this occasion ...
    ....hope everyone has a good weekend and any storms forecast are avoided....:)
     
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  5. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    Good initiative to get doc to check out rash, @Molly56. Ouchy, shingles. I hope you got a prescription for anti-viral meds. If you take them early on it can help reduce the severity and length of the illness.
    https://www.webmd.com/skin-problems-and-treatments/shingles/understanding-shingles-treatment#1

    Hope you don’t feel too ill with it, and can rest and recover quickly.
     
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  6. porl69

    porl69 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Glad to see that the pump is working for you at last :)
    Slight adjustment of the basal I would say. 4 hours and the bolus would/should have worn off
     
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  7. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Good afternoon, came back from getting my prescription, then food shopping, opened the back door and there on one of the sofa's is my daughter. She has been sent home from work ( a Nursery) as she had been sick, not a lot, liquid, she said, so she is asleep now <3
     
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  8. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Sending get well (((((((((( hugs)))))))))))) and I'm sure Mr Clive will look after you.
    Get well soon X
     
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  9. WuTwo

    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @Mel dCP - if you could share that recipe I'd be a grateful woman! I'm very fond of tofu. Would it work with marinaded tofu, so that I can make flavoured crispy tofu?
     
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    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @Molly56 - sorry to hear about your shingles! I hope it's not too painful and clears up quickly.
     
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  11. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Expert
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    Just out waiting for my mut at the groomers.... "The weasel look."

    Lol, there's gonna be a riot at the parlour, these guys think it's "easy money" when he trots through the door like butter wouldn't melt.. They have been warned & advised to fit a muzzel.. :nailbiting:

    Got some tickets for a "pop up cinema" in my viĺlage hall to finally see Bohemian rhapsody tonight..
    Just hope the focus on the projector is tuned. & the venue isn't "double booked" with the ballroom dance club,

    Or else, we'll see a little silhouetto of a man & doing the fandango....;)
     
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    slip Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @Knikki thats not a very scientific appraisal lardy so and so (I'm only quoting what you said about your self! :hilarious:)

    Surely ambient and beverage liquid temperature, dunking depth and duration need to be logged and monitored as a minimum! Re-do it properly please - I can send extra insulin if required............:D
     
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  13. Kim Possible

    Kim Possible Type 1 · Expert

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    I think that was copied from the Aussie TimTams. They even have a name for it "Timtam slam" and a wkihow page to explain how to do it: https://www.wikihow.com/Do-the-Tim-Tam-Slam.
    The comments are worthy of a perusal.
     
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  14. porl69

    porl69 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Any of the cheapest chocolate biscuit bars do the same. They are all LUSH :) especially with hot chocolate
     
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    porl69 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Where is @kitedoc to confirm tim tams
     
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    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    A good variety............ but, I can't eat any of them, oh rats :banghead:
     
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  17. Kim Possible

    Kim Possible Type 1 · Expert

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    I used to live in Oz, is that not good enough?
     
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  18. Pipp

    Pipp Type 2 · Expert
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    Tim Tams are real. A similarity to Penguin biscuits.
     
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    Jaylee Type 1 · Expert
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    Oddly!

    In the UK, is it OK to slam an equivalent Penguin
    It's pretty much a Timtam so could be tried, should the region not supply?
    Using the wrapper with the corners cut for health & safety
    should the integrity deplete & crumble the treat.
    Using the wrapper as a suportive "hose"
    Or has it be tried crumbled dry & snorted up the nose...?

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  20. Cumberland

    Cumberland Type 1 · Master

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    Good evening friends
     
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