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Forum: Diabetes 01-20-2019, 20:33
Replies: 10
Views: 1,638
Posted By Steve3129
Freestyle Libre

It has been a long time since I was last here to read or post. Medicare has approved the Freestyle Libre for me and the supplier sent the 10 because they were out of the 14.

I would like to hear...
Forum: Diabetes 11-10-2016, 22:32
Replies: 13
A1c
Views: 2,274
Posted By Steve3129
Brand, If you're like me, I pop myself in...

Brand,

If you're like me, I pop myself in the head and instead of saying, "I could have had a V8", I say, "I should have started insulin a long time before now!"

Best medicine I ever took for...
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 10-27-2016, 22:36
Replies: 11
Views: 4,333
Posted By Steve3129
Vision is how I discovered my diabetes. My...

Vision is how I discovered my diabetes. My prescription changed but when the glasses came in, I swore they gave me someone else's glasses!

My vision gradually came back to my normal prescription...
Forum: New Member Introductions 10-07-2016, 14:55
Replies: 16
Views: 1,832
Posted By Steve3129
Buy some spaghetti squash and have your sauce and...

Buy some spaghetti squash and have your sauce and meatballs over that, it tastes great and as for the garlic bread, we have some bread recipes in the recipes section, one of which I even modified to...
Forum: Diabetes 08-23-2016, 18:54
Replies: 47
Views: 11,511
Posted By Steve3129
I've been doing the same VeeJay, finding the same...

I've been doing the same VeeJay, finding the same results as you. Are you routinely lowering the reading for Relion 10 points? I feel pretty safe doing so unless the reading is low. My A1C was...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 08-16-2016, 04:31
Replies: 91
Views: 28,292
Posted By Steve3129
I eat at 6:00 p.m. generally and limit myself to...

I eat at 6:00 p.m. generally and limit myself to 10 carbs or less per meal. I don't measure again until lunch and generally I'm below 100 then and also at dinner time.

I know its my wonderful...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 08-13-2016, 18:39
Replies: 91
Views: 28,292
Posted By Steve3129
I test about 6:30 a.m. and inject about 10:30...

I test about 6:30 a.m. and inject about 10:30 p.m. My numbers with 25 units has run between 102 and 125. I have not checked during the night but have had no symptoms of a hypo.
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 08-05-2016, 19:01
Replies: 91
Views: 28,292
Posted By Steve3129
I injected 25 units of NPH last night and had a...

I injected 25 units of NPH last night and had a 102 reading this morning... going in the right direction... but one night is not enough to tell!
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 08-04-2016, 18:51
Replies: 7,024
Views: 666,464
Posted By Steve3129
Fasting IS a change in diet! :biggrin:

Fasting IS a change in diet! :biggrin:
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 08-04-2016, 18:43
Replies: 91
Views: 28,292
Posted By Steve3129
I've been at 22 units for 3 to 4 weeks. Prior to...

I've been at 22 units for 3 to 4 weeks. Prior to that I was at 20 units for even longer and during that time my DP was was about 10 points lower... hence my question.

I think I'll go up to 25...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 08-03-2016, 19:36
Replies: 91
Views: 28,292
Posted By Steve3129
OK... looking for someones prior experience with...

OK... looking for someones prior experience with the use of BASAL insulin.

My morning DP numbers did range 110 to 115 on 20 units of Novolin NPH at 10:30 p.m. I bumped the units up to 22 units...
Forum: Diabetes 07-13-2016, 03:12
Replies: 8
Views: 1,077
Posted By Steve3129
Do what I did... Just Say NO!

Do what I did... Just Say NO!
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 06-28-2016, 20:23
Replies: 7,024
Views: 666,464
Posted By Steve3129
I'm beginning to think you need a new doctor! ...

I'm beginning to think you need a new doctor! :vs_no_no_no:
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-28-2016, 20:13
Replies: 14
Views: 2,037
Posted By Steve3129
Insulin

I read the entire thread just now but wanted to respond to this particular post.

My glucose numbers had risen to around 160 fasting and would not drop below 130-140 during the day. I was taking...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 06-17-2016, 16:48
Replies: 7,024
Views: 666,464
Posted By Steve3129
Insulin

Sounds like its time to look into insulin therapy. Best move I ever made! And, in my opinion, the best drug of all the modern drugs to take for glucose control, along with LCHF dieting, with no...
Forum: Diabetes 06-15-2016, 19:00
Replies: 5
Views: 2,307
Posted By Steve3129
VeeJay, I use the same meter and lancing device....

VeeJay, I use the same meter and lancing device. I agree that it is much more comfortable than my other lancing devices but the smaller needle is part of the reason, I believe. Smaller needles get...
Forum: Diabetes Medication and Supplies 06-05-2016, 19:37
Replies: 4
Views: 2,448
Posted By Steve3129
Cold insulin right out the refrigerator will...

Cold insulin right out the refrigerator will sting when injected (at least for me). I keep my insulin in a FRIO cooling pouch and sometimes it will sting even then. I think the stinging has...
Forum: New Member Introductions 06-01-2016, 21:44
Replies: 6
Views: 1,830
Posted By Steve3129
Exercise

Sabrina, when you hit that plateau, you need to help the medications help you! I was just as bad about exercise but walking 1.5 miles in the morning (I know, not much, right?) I can bring down my BS...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 05-12-2016, 20:55
Replies: 163
Views: 29,359
Posted By Steve3129
Welcome to the wonderful world of WINDOWS!!! ...

Welcome to the wonderful world of WINDOWS!!! :devil:
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 05-08-2016, 14:02
Replies: 9
Views: 2,584
Posted By Steve3129
Go to the recipe section and search for fat...

Go to the recipe section and search for fat bombs! Lots of stuff there that because of the increased fat content, are actually good for you! You can GOOGLE for more recipes. :vs_coffee:
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 05-08-2016, 13:59
Replies: 9
Views: 2,563
Posted By Steve3129
I have some bruising as well at occasional...

I have some bruising as well at occasional injection sites. Not because the injection hurt at all, I just think that a nerve may have been affected by the injection. I can't say I hit a muscle with...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 05-08-2016, 13:50
Replies: 2
Views: 2,676
Posted By Steve3129
Happy Mother's Day

Happy Mother's Day, Ladies! :kiss2:
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 05-06-2016, 03:28
Replies: 91
Views: 28,292
Posted By Steve3129
I believe maybe 5lbs which I'll have to address...

I believe maybe 5lbs which I'll have to address with a reduction in calories. I expected some problem with weight gain but after 4 months, it hasn't been as much of a problem as I had expected. ...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 05-05-2016, 21:43
Replies: 91
Views: 28,292
Posted By Steve3129
My BS numbers in the AM were around 150 to 160...

My BS numbers in the AM were around 150 to 160 every morning and were hard to bring down with just Metformin and low carb consumption. In December I went on Novolin R, at my request, but the morning...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 05-03-2016, 17:24
Replies: 3
Views: 1,335
Posted By Steve3129
Do you have a smart phone? There are a number of...

Do you have a smart phone? There are a number of Apps that would provide that information for you and are quite convenient. The one I use and many here use is MyFitnessPal. You can look up...
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