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Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 05-28-2020, 22:51
Replies: 4
Views: 1,572
Posted By rsfletcher
I get this unbelievable hunger and start to get a...

I get this unbelievable hunger and start to get a little shaky, no strength in the legs and I'll start to break out in a cold sweat. It's always been that way for me and I consider that lucky. I...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 05-27-2020, 20:32
Replies: 9
Views: 660
Posted By rsfletcher
One thing I can't find are those alcohol swabs -...

One thing I can't find are those alcohol swabs - the ones that are self contained in little packets. Fortunately I had a full bottle of isopropyl alcohol for emergencies and I've been using that...
Forum: Diabetes Complications 04-06-2020, 17:23
Replies: 15
Views: 3,031
Posted By rsfletcher
Keep in mind there's still a lot of unknowns...

Keep in mind there's still a lot of unknowns about this virus - everything that has been said in this thread makes perfect sense and I'm not debating it however as a database programmer who follows...
Forum: Diabetes 04-06-2020, 17:16
Replies: 17
Views: 2,821
Posted By rsfletcher
I have seen absolutely no data on the health...

I have seen absolutely no data on the health conditions of those who have already died - it would be nice to know how many if any had any kind of diabetes. Anyone seen some hard numbers?
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 04-06-2020, 17:12
Replies: 24
Views: 2,425
Posted By rsfletcher
Went out on a marsh walk yesterday - enough snow...

Went out on a marsh walk yesterday - enough snow has melted away that it's no longer a factor, the tide was going out and it's too early for bugs. So off we went - we both got wet from the knees down...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 04-06-2020, 17:02
Replies: 69
Views: 4,860
Posted By rsfletcher
I've been working from home and saving a ton of...

I've been working from home and saving a ton of money on gas. As I don't have to commute to work I've also been getting an extra hour of sleep each night and living in the country - lots of places to...
Forum: Diabetes 03-04-2020, 17:27
Replies: 17
Views: 2,821
Posted By rsfletcher
Hopefully that's the case - it's hard separating...

Hopefully that's the case - it's hard separating the facts from fiction but it appears most people who have died from this were already in very rough shape from other medical complications....
Forum: Diabetes News 03-04-2020, 17:24
Replies: 6
Views: 1,965
Posted By rsfletcher
Metformin Recall in Canada

Product: Certain brands of diabetes drugs containing metformin.

Issue: Products contain a nitrosamine impurity, N-nitrosodimethylamine (NDMA), above or close to the acceptable limit.
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Forum: Diabetes Complications 02-28-2020, 17:40
Replies: 3
Views: 1,543
Posted By rsfletcher
Complications - Caronavirus Deaths

A rather morbid thread but of those people who have died from the corona virus I wonder how many had comprised immune systems because of living with Type 1 or 2 Diabetes.

I hope no one but it...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 02-19-2020, 16:01
Replies: 4
Views: 938
Posted By rsfletcher
It's a challenge where I live - isolated - Prince...

It's a challenge where I live - isolated - Prince Edward Island. There's a large bridge that connects us to New Brunswick and a lot of goods come in from the States and Mexico but because of...
Forum: New Member Introductions 02-17-2020, 19:30
Replies: 6
Views: 328
Posted By rsfletcher
Just curious as A1C levels tend to be tolerated a...

Just curious as A1C levels tend to be tolerated a little bit higher for Type 1s over Type 2s. What are your average A1C levels?

Over the last 15 years only once did I get in the 6 range - usually...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 02-13-2020, 15:22
Replies: 24
Views: 2,425
Posted By rsfletcher
I discovered that I'm out of shape - yesterday -...

I discovered that I'm out of shape - yesterday - we had a couple of feet of snow in the driveway and my driveway is about 25 yards long. It took a while but let me tell you - I was tired. Now that...
Forum: Diabetes 02-05-2020, 15:33
Replies: 820
Views: 58,468
Posted By rsfletcher
30 minutes before lunch I'm at 73

30 minutes before lunch I'm at 73
Forum: Diabetes 02-04-2020, 13:06
Replies: 2
Views: 982
Posted By rsfletcher
It does - I'll be getting an A1C in a couple of...

It does - I'll be getting an A1C in a couple of weeks - so I hope the above thinking is correct. Thanks
Forum: Diabetes 02-03-2020, 15:54
Replies: 2
Views: 982
Posted By rsfletcher
High BGs and A1C

Got a hemoglobin A1C question.

Here's the scenario first. Occasionally my BGs will go sky high. I usually know the cause. Sometimes it's because I have a head cold, sometimes it's something I have...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 01-23-2020, 18:16
Replies: 109
Views: 8,508
Posted By rsfletcher
Only grass greening up here are the legal...

Only grass greening up here are the legal commercial pot operations - right now we have a couple of feet of snow and it's suppose to rain this weekend - that will make things very messy - yesterday...
Forum: Diabetes 01-16-2020, 13:12
Replies: 5
Views: 929
Posted By rsfletcher
I don't want to be harsh but at his age with...

I don't want to be harsh but at his age with consistent elevated Blood Glucose levels - this could very well cause a sharp decline in your dad's health.

It's like telling an older person not to...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 01-14-2020, 15:52
Replies: 109
Views: 8,508
Posted By rsfletcher
My appetite seems to peak about 1 hour before...

My appetite seems to peak about 1 hour before going to bed at night - bad timing
Forum: Diabetes 01-13-2020, 13:28
Replies: 1
Views: 809
Posted By rsfletcher
Technological Failure

I haven't had a technical failure with my diabetes supplies until this weekend. It's been a long time and one has to stay level headed when figuring out the best response when such failures occur....
Forum: Diabetes 01-02-2020, 18:30
Replies: 4,128
Views: 238,133
Posted By rsfletcher
I seemed to be kicking off the New Year on the...

I seemed to be kicking off the New Year on the right track - mornings have always been a struggle for me. Been trying out a few things the night before to try and keep my BG levels down but not too...
Forum: Diabetes 12-18-2019, 19:43
Replies: 820
Views: 58,468
Posted By rsfletcher
I'm at 72 - 2 hours after eating lunch. I gave...

I'm at 72 - 2 hours after eating lunch. I gave myself a couple of extra units to compensate for all this Christmas food at the office. I had a peanut butter ball which probably won't have much of an...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 12-10-2019, 17:40
Replies: 46
Views: 11,299
Posted By rsfletcher
Just had two handfuls of peanuts - I usually eat...

Just had two handfuls of peanuts - I usually eat them when I'm running hungry. It's funny with less sunlight and colder temperatures my appetite always seems to increase.
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-09-2019, 18:50
Replies: 6
Views: 539
Posted By rsfletcher
Gee - I'd be pretty happy with a 6.6 A1C. In the...

Gee - I'd be pretty happy with a 6.6 A1C. In the years that I've had A1Cs done I've only hit the 6 range once. I think the first A1C I had done was in the late 1980s - don't remember having one done...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 11-29-2019, 18:50
Replies: 24
Views: 2,425
Posted By rsfletcher
I just developed a data driven mobile Billing...

I just developed a data driven mobile Billing Usage system for my employer. It takes a data dump from Bell, imports it to a database we built and then generates a cost breakdown of anyone one who...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 11-21-2019, 19:29
Replies: 9
Views: 1,028
Posted By rsfletcher
Sounds like many of us have experienced that....

Sounds like many of us have experienced that. Another thing that can be just as scary ... 3 weekends ago I was traveling and must of picked up a stomach bug or something. It was dinner time - I gave...
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