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Forum: Diabetes Complications 11-03-2011, 15:07
Replies: 18
Views: 4,791
Posted By Lovecraft007
Hi Random! I don't post often here, usually...

Hi Random!

I don't post often here, usually just lurk for info and advice. But I felt I needed to post now, because I've been through retinopathy and the laser treatments myself. I was 34 at the...
Forum: Diabetes 08-11-2010, 16:56
Replies: 4
Views: 2,217
Posted By Lovecraft007
Hi namew124! I dont know if your situation...

Hi namew124!

I dont know if your situation is similar to mine, but I have had the same thing happen when I engage in intense activity. I'm a fitness instructor for the military, and teach a lot...
Forum: Diabetes 07-30-2010, 16:09
Replies: 5
Views: 2,754
Posted By Lovecraft007
This interests me, because I was recently...

This interests me, because I was recently diagnosed with a severe Vit D deficiency. Was on prescription high-dose supplementation for 6 months. I'm eager to see if this affects any of my control &...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 08-26-2009, 15:38
Replies: 1
Views: 1,703
Posted By Lovecraft007
Certain foods seem to do this to me, too. I...

Certain foods seem to do this to me, too. I spike way WAY higher (and faster) than I figure I should for the carb count, and drop later. Pizza is a good one for that for me, as are some "sugar...
Forum: Diabetes Medication and Supplies 07-30-2009, 20:03
Replies: 9
Cgm
Views: 2,781
Posted By Lovecraft007
Good to know. Thanks again, Richard! I guess...

Good to know. Thanks again, Richard! I guess I'll see about possibly keeping it longer. (I'd like to have a longer record to follow, anyhow, since my BG patterns are so wacky).

I suppose I'll...
Forum: Diabetes Medication and Supplies 07-30-2009, 19:13
Replies: 9
Cgm
Views: 2,781
Posted By Lovecraft007
Well, had my appt with the endo today! I asked...

Well, had my appt with the endo today!
I asked about the CGMS, and apparently she can get me one on loan, which I can use for about a week. I just have to purchase the supplies (whatever those will...
Forum: Diabetes Medication and Supplies 07-25-2009, 22:02
Replies: 9
Cgm
Views: 2,781
Posted By Lovecraft007
Good to know, Richard. Thanks! I have an...

Good to know, Richard. Thanks!
I have an appointment with my endo on thursday, and I'm going to ask about it. Not sure what brands are available where I am.
Forum: Diabetes Medication and Supplies 07-23-2009, 17:26
Replies: 9
Cgm
Views: 2,781
Posted By Lovecraft007
Sounds a lot like the trouble I've been having,...

Sounds a lot like the trouble I've been having, upschick!
Lol-as does the cat waking me up. Only mine does it by clawing at the bottom of the bed and meowing non-stop!)

How do you find it,...
Forum: New Member Introductions 07-20-2009, 16:22
Replies: 8
Views: 3,015
Posted By Lovecraft007
Hi! I experience elevated blood sugars...

Hi!
I experience elevated blood sugars post-exercise also, and it's really quite varied and depends a lot on the duration and intensity of my exercise. Also, it seems to be affected differently by...
Forum: Diabetes Medication and Supplies 07-17-2009, 23:15
Replies: 9
Cgm
Views: 2,781
Posted By Lovecraft007
Thanks for that info, John! I checked out...

Thanks for that info, John!

I checked out the site. Yikes! I can see how that's expensive enough to be an aversion for a lot of people. The estimated annual cost of about $3000 would be tough...
Forum: Diabetes Medication and Supplies 07-17-2009, 20:44
Replies: 9
Cgm
Views: 2,781
Posted By Lovecraft007
Cgm

Just curious... does anyone here use a CGM? If so, what kind?

I was thinking that this would be a wonderful device for helping me track my BG's, since my days are so varried as to my timings and...
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 07-15-2009, 14:50
Replies: 27
Views: 18,372
Posted By Lovecraft007
Yup. Two endos, a dermatologist, GP, nurse.......

Yup. Two endos, a dermatologist, GP, nurse.... I've had a whack of test done, and they say "you're normal".
My answer is that clearly something is NOT normal... but no one has much else to say.
...
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 07-14-2009, 22:28
Replies: 27
Views: 18,372
Posted By Lovecraft007
I'm not sure that it's an age thing, just based...

I'm not sure that it's an age thing, just based on when and how it started. I was only about 25 when it started falling out in DROVES (large clumps all over my carpet from brushing and drying it). ...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 07-14-2009, 22:21
Replies: 3
Views: 2,327
Posted By Lovecraft007
I was not sent for education. My doctor SAID she...

I was not sent for education. My doctor SAID she was going to "get you some counselling and set you up with a diabetes educator" but never actually did. I suppose I slipped through the cracks.
I...
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 07-07-2009, 17:26
Replies: 27
Views: 18,372
Posted By Lovecraft007
Hair Loss?

Not sure if it's been asked here before or not, but has anyone else experienced hair loss associated with Diabetes?
I've done a lot of research, and most studies seem to imply that hair loss is...
Forum: Diabetes Complications 06-16-2009, 15:13
Replies: 2
Views: 2,850
Posted By Lovecraft007
Well, it's now five days post Tx, and I'm still...

Well, it's now five days post Tx, and I'm still blurry! There hasn't really been any improvement. I'm scheduled to have the other eye done in 2 days, but if this eye hasn't improved by then, I'm...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 06-12-2009, 17:37
Replies: 4
Views: 16,898
Posted By Lovecraft007
I have used both. I usually toss it into my...

I have used both. I usually toss it into my morning coffee, and I can't even tell it's there! I've added it into baking too.

I like it. It's easy to use, and not gritty.
Forum: Diabetes Complications 06-12-2009, 15:40
Replies: 2
Views: 2,850
Posted By Lovecraft007
After laser eye treatment

I had laser treatment yesterday afternoon. I had the freezing needle, and the treatment was painless. I fell asleep with the eyepatch on, and woke up in the middle of the night to remove it. ...
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