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Type 1'stars R Us

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

  1. Antje77

    Antje77 LADA · Moderator
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    Did that with my phone. Still seems to read anywhere between 0.6 and 1.5 lower than a finger prick. No need to find a reader as I've never bought one. They cost exactly the same as a sensor in the Netherlands and I rather have one more sensor than a reader :)
    Turned out the rage bolusing wasn't rage bolusing at all but accurate gut feeling :) The heat must be playing tricks with me. Bit sad about that, as I was looking forward to eating one or two kersenbonbons*, more or less demanded from the restaurant the day before yesterday 'in case I'll go hypo during driving'. (yes, of course I had boring hypo treatment with me, but I fancied those kersenbonbons)

    If you ever get higher post meal spikes than you want you could always consider injecting for half your meal before eating and topping up when finished. But as long as it works for you it sounds fine to me :)

    *Dark chocolate, filled with cherry liquor and an alcohol-soaked cherry :hungry:
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  2. Daphne917

    Daphne917 Type 2 (in remission!) · Well-Known Member

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    Aubergines have the same effect on me. My husband grew some one year and we were only able to use one - we gave the rest away.
     
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  3. LooperCat

    LooperCat Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Ooh, I love those cherry things!
     
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    hh1 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    That sounds really scary - glad it didn't get any more serious than that! And as a complete non-techie, looking forward to hearing how you get on with your loop. It's all way outside my competence but fascinated by what you're doing
     
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  5. LooperCat

    LooperCat Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I’ve had full on anaphylaxis before (the last time I ever dyed my hair :( ), so knew it wasn’t too serious, but was also aware that it could have gone that way! I stayed awake until it wore off, just in case.
    And I’m not entirely sure that it’s within my own competence, but the online community is so helpful, I’m sure I can get it working. In an ideal world, it’ll be able to handle the slow rises and falls that my LC diet gives without having to bolus. We shall see!
     
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  6. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Writing out lines is a whole new chapter now lol :hilarious: not that I ever had to write out lines on the school chalk board :angelic::D
    Like your style :)
     
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  7. ert

    ert Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Wow. You're just using long-acting insulin?
     
  8. LooperCat

    LooperCat Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    No, Novorapid in a pump. My basal program is set up, and the Loop will adjust the rate according to what the algorithm predicts my levels to be in an hour’s time. So with slow and gentle changes to my level, it might be able to handle it without needing to bolus on top. We shall see.
     
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  9. Jaylee

    Jaylee Type 1 · Master
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    Good morning Diabetnam!

    So.. This dream I had last night when humans were in the future free floating through space in some sort of massive plant based bio mechanical structure.. It was quite beautiful like a green laser show? (From a distance.)

    The only downside was this alien that seemed to be narrating the plot with a voice like the Emporor from Star Wars.
    The entity would sneak about & take us out one by one in our comfy branch beds, then go on to consume parts of the structure.
    This thing grabbed my foot at one point & I awoke..

    3.3Mmol..

    At least the alien seemed to like his meat & 2 veg..
     
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  10. LooperCat

    LooperCat Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning. Geography at Hereford apparently. Which means it almost certainly won’t be Geography. Have a good one, I’m off.
     
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  11. WuTwo

    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    I quite like the idea of floating in the plant biome but somehow the rest of it doesn't appeal :joyful::joyful:

    It feels so very early and I totally feel I need another hour or two in bed. Ho hum, not gonna happen. It is 1274 days until I retire (according to my countdown app) - bring it on!!!
     
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  12. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    Good morning, no work today, but still up at the crack of dawn :rolleyes: Quite humid here but no sun as yet.
    @WuTwo you sound like my daughter, she is already counting down the days, hours and minutes to her birthday which is the middle of October. It's her friends 18th today so she is going to a birthday bbq after work, then her friend is having a birthday cocktail tasting and dinner on Saturday, such a busy, happy life :happy:
    Sun has just showed it's face, so I may have lunch out in the sunshine today and no rushing back either :)

    Happy Monday folks :)
     
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  13. WuTwo

    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @Robinredbreast - I have a countdown app on my phone. You can personalise it in all sorts of ways and mine shows the length of time until R-Day in either heartbeats, seconds, minutes, hours, weeks, months. (How does it know my heart rate?) It displays the countdown in any one of those variables at random and pleases me in a silly way.

    My in-laws (both now in their 90's) started a countdown calendar 5 years before they retired. I remember it was pinned to the kitchen wall which just shows how important it was - you shove pins into the walls in their house at your peril! The time passed soooo quickly!
     
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  14. Robinredbreast

    Robinredbreast Type 1 · Oracle

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    My daughter has one too lol
     
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  15. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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    Good morning everyone have a good day
     
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  16. WuTwo

    WuTwo Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    @karen8967 - you too!

    All of us - level & safe for the day please!!
     
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  17. SueJB

    SueJB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Used to buy the same sort of thing when I lived in Poland, before T1, delicious. Mr B gave me a whole box, huge and lovely.
     
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  18. karen8967

    karen8967 Type 1 · Expert

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  19. SueJB

    SueJB Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Morning all,
    Grey here but that's fine by me coz I've got a week of on line exam marking to do. Lift off at 9am and I'm ready, done the washing up and put some washing on. BORING
    Madam was calm 5.2, yey!!
     
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  20. LooperCat

    LooperCat Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Got to school to find I’m doing Art :)

    (I like teaching Art)

    ((But I’m rubbish at it :D ))
     
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