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Forum: Diabetes Treatment 07-29-2014, 20:42
Replies: 22
Views: 4,832
Posted By TommyTechnology
I just got the answer - it was right there clear...

I just got the answer - it was right there clear as day in the notification I just got now... "There may also be other replies, but you will not receive any more notifications until you visit the...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 07-29-2014, 19:12
Replies: 22
Views: 4,832
Posted By TommyTechnology
@Roxanne0312, I would agree, and if you are going...

@Roxanne0312, I would agree, and if you are going got be a junkie of something then I would certainly imagine that chocolate would be better than anything else on the typical list of bad addictive...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 07-22-2014, 22:36
Replies: 22
Views: 4,832
Posted By TommyTechnology
I do have a Whole Foods very near me, so I can...

I do have a Whole Foods very near me, so I can swing by and try that. Fingers crossed, would be nice to keep eating some chocolate but reduce carbs as well. Thanks for the info Stewchi!!
Forum: Diabetes 07-21-2014, 23:06
Replies: 8
Views: 2,847
Posted By TommyTechnology
Even if you did it yourself, the info it will...

Even if you did it yourself, the info it will give is only a small part of what you want to know - which I assume is: "Am I becoming diabetic or getting worse?"

I am assuming you want some...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 06-25-2014, 20:22
Replies: 22
Views: 4,832
Posted By TommyTechnology
Cream cheese - hmmm... chive cream cheese on dark...

Cream cheese - hmmm... chive cream cheese on dark chocolate actually sounds good to me! :D
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 06-25-2014, 20:01
Replies: 22
Views: 4,832
Posted By TommyTechnology
For me too... I was thinking of that -...

For me too...



I was thinking of that - and given my addiction maybe from a store that is 50 miles away would be helpful as well...



Good idea, maybe I can find something I like to put...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 06-25-2014, 18:23
Replies: 22
Views: 4,832
Posted By TommyTechnology
I wanted to add this detail...

BTW - I did some testing 2 days ago - June 23 10:10am - just to get some insight into how bad the truffles were based on my meter....

106 - Baseline before eating 2 Chocolate Truffles on an empty...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 06-25-2014, 18:12
Replies: 22
Views: 4,832
Posted By TommyTechnology
Smile Hello, my name is Tom and I am a chocolate addict!

I have always had a super strong attraction to chocolate. When I got my 6.7 A1C results and realized I had to make even more dietary changes (and start taking meds) I was definitely not happy about...
Forum: Diabetes Medication and Supplies 06-16-2014, 15:18
Replies: 5
Views: 15,506
Posted By TommyTechnology
Have now done some fasting readings this morning:...

Have now done some fasting readings this morning:

OneTouch Ultra Mini - 101
Target Up&Up - 117

Not too bad, although it does look like the Up&Up tends to run a little higher than the current...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 06-16-2014, 03:36
Replies: 8
Views: 2,660
Posted By TommyTechnology
I posted the review to Diabetes Medication and...

I posted the review to Diabetes Medication and Supplies, happy reading!

:)
Forum: Diabetes Medication and Supplies 06-16-2014, 03:25
Replies: 5
Views: 15,506
Posted By TommyTechnology
Last food was around 4:30pm EST - now it is...

Last food was around 4:30pm EST - now it is around 9pm EST - and I am taking some more tests before eating any dinner (hat tip to Shanny for pointing out that I should do that).

Did 4 readings, 2...
Forum: Diabetes Medication and Supplies 06-16-2014, 01:58
Replies: 5
Views: 15,506
Posted By TommyTechnology
More on my new Target Up&Up Meter (not the...

More on my new Target Up&Up Meter (not the PREMIUM). It has a sound to let you know when to stop taking in blood for the test - but the sound is fairly soft. There is a setting to change the sound,...
Forum: Diabetes Medication and Supplies 06-16-2014, 01:34
Replies: 5
Views: 15,506
Posted By TommyTechnology
Target Up&Up Glucose Meter

Got a new glucose test kit from Target - found out that Consumer Reports liked it fairly much, and the strips are so much lower than the pricing for the ones I am getting for the OneTouch Ultra Mini....
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 06-15-2014, 23:52
Replies: 8
Views: 2,660
Posted By TommyTechnology
I am back from Target with a new meter, what...

I am back from Target with a new meter, what group should I post that overview in: here in Treatment, the Diabetes general topic, or some other?

:confused:
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 06-14-2014, 20:15
Replies: 8
Views: 2,660
Posted By TommyTechnology
Ooops, I missed that detail in all this time....

Ooops, I missed that detail in all this time. Thanks!!! I am definitively going to need more test strips!

:drum:
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 06-14-2014, 19:59
Replies: 8
Views: 2,660
Posted By TommyTechnology
Actually I never thought about doing a pre-dinner...

Actually I never thought about doing a pre-dinner test, thanks, interesting idea....



Did try that for 2 weeks and got so dopey I couldn't think straight! Main reason I have for getting back on...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 06-14-2014, 16:45
Replies: 8
Views: 2,660
Posted By TommyTechnology
Sorry doc, I'll stay on Metformin

So, as I posted last week, my doc told me to just end the Metformin on June 4th (Wednesday) when he saw my fasting numbers were hovering around the mid-80's... I thought long and hard and posted...
Forum: Diabetes 06-08-2014, 02:16
Replies: 14
Views: 2,469
Posted By TommyTechnology
In my non-medical profession opinion 132/80 and...

In my non-medical profession opinion 132/80 and 140/76 are good numbers for you - and I also remembered that many of the doctors I have seen over the years told me the most important number is the...
Forum: Diabetes 06-08-2014, 01:43
Replies: 57
Views: 8,890
Posted By TommyTechnology
It is possible to get 50 strips on Amazon for...

It is possible to get 50 strips on Amazon for $27-$30 bucks plus shipping for the OneTouch Ultra Mini. Search on Amazon for "One Touch Ultra Blue Mail Order Test Strips, 50 CT". Check carefully for...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 06-08-2014, 01:01
Replies: 56
Views: 45,225
Posted By TommyTechnology
I suppose it is time to dust off the credit card...

I suppose it is time to dust off the credit card and re-subscribe to CR online!

:D
Forum: Diabetes 06-08-2014, 00:00
Replies: 14
Views: 2,469
Posted By TommyTechnology
I believe you will find that a systolic of 120 as...

I believe you will find that a systolic of 120 as a maximum value is not even close unless you are super young - double check this with Google, but I think values for anyone 50 years old and up of...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 06-07-2014, 23:43
Replies: 56
Views: 45,225
Posted By TommyTechnology
@thegregko - FreeStyle Freedom Lite (FFL) was my...

@thegregko - FreeStyle Freedom Lite (FFL) was my first meter. Got it about 2012 when I felt kinda droopy and wanted to know if I had low blood sugar (LBS). Took tests without actually reading the...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 06-07-2014, 18:38
Replies: 40
Views: 8,068
Posted By TommyTechnology
Clearly I need to check on my D levels when I...

Clearly I need to check on my D levels when I next get some testing done - right now I merely assumed that if my multivitamin has the daily ration of D then I am likely fine - but your experience...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 06-06-2014, 17:48
Replies: 40
Views: 8,068
Posted By TommyTechnology
So no worry about going hypo? Well, then it seems...

So no worry about going hypo? Well, then it seems to me I should still take it, or at least one of the 2 per day tablets (they are 500mg size). What if I backed off to 1 tablet every other day, do...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 06-06-2014, 16:54
Replies: 40
Views: 8,068
Posted By TommyTechnology
I did wake up this morning with an evil thought -...

I did wake up this morning with an evil thought - instead of discontinuing the Metformin, why not triple the dosage and try to send myself into hypo, then I could justify going off to the store and...
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