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You Know You Are Diabetic When........

Discussion in 'General Chat' started by carraway, Feb 10, 2014.

  1. carraway

    carraway Prefer not to say · Well-Known Member

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    The cashier comments because you have 4 cauliflowers in your trolley
     
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  2. Alanp35

    Alanp35 Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    Lol




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  3. tizzy

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    And you dribble when you see cake or choc
     
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  4. Andy12345

    Andy12345 Type 2 · Expert

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    or you stiffen up and look the other way when passing the bread isle
     
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  5. tizzy

    tizzy · Well-Known Member

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    People look at what you are eating
     
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    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    When your leaking blood after testing :(
     
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    anna29 Type 2 · Well-Known Member
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    So true this with me - walk round sucking my thumb/finger afterwards
    Or I am holding tissues with blood stain on them .

    Folk definetely know am with diabetes - when inject my insulin in tummy area .
    Got past being embarrassed doing it all now .
     
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    anna29 Type 2 · Well-Known Member
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    Also when people know you are with diabetes and check what you have put in your trolley :mad:
     
  9. noblehead

    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    It strange how sometimes they bleed more than other times yet the lancing pen setting is the same, like you I always carry a tissue with me for such times as there's nothing worse than handing paperwork over covered in blood.
     
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    anna29 Type 2 · Well-Known Member
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    Yep - mine is "always" set on number 2 lancet speed .
    Sometimes there is a little blood bit other times a lot of dripping blood :(
    Have wondered the why with this ? - many times over .
    Use different fingers each test - same lancet speed and technique .
     
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    Mrs Vimes Type 1 · Well-Known Member

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    When you have a bloodstain in your trouser leg and emergency biscuit crumbs in the bottom of your bag.

    And test strips fall every where when you get something out of your bag or is that just me?


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  12. noblehead

    noblehead Type 1 · Guru
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    The test strips get everywhere, I bet they'll even find them on the moon :D
     
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  13. carty

    carty Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Anyone volunteering to go out and see if there are any unused ones:rolleyes:
    CAROL
     
  14. Andy12345

    Andy12345 Type 2 · Expert

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    anna i wonder if you could define hijacking a thread for me please? as i recieved an official warning today for doing it, im confused as ever since ive seen nothing but posts being hijacked, under the definition i was given this has been hijacked by you, it wouldnt bother me had i not been threatened for doing it today :(

    thanks


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  15. Andy12345

    Andy12345 Type 2 · Expert

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  16. mo1905

    mo1905 Type 1 · BANNED

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    Official warning ! Hard core ! I haven't got that trophy yet :-(


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  17. paul-1976

    paul-1976 Type 2 · Well-Known Member

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    Start advertising kitchens Mo and you will be able to add one to the cabinet! lol ;)
     
  18. Andy12345

    Andy12345 Type 2 · Expert

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    im frightened to post lol

    in fact this is probly enough to get me in trouble thinking about it :( oops
     
  19. mo1905

    mo1905 Type 1 · BANNED

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    Being frightened to post is "off topic" ! Be careful lol !


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  20. Andy12345

    Andy12345 Type 2 · Expert

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    i meant..... You Know When Your Diabetic When.... your frightened to go off topic
     
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