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Forum: Diabetes Treatment 05-13-2014, 08:41
Replies: 5
Views: 4,857
Posted By policebox
A 90-day supply should be however much insulin...

A 90-day supply should be however much insulin you actually need and use during a 90-day period. It doesn't have anything to do with how the drug is packaged.

You need to make certain that your...
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 05-13-2014, 02:33
Replies: 8
Views: 2,205
Posted By policebox
It could be the aforementioned liver dump which...

It could be the aforementioned liver dump which is the cause.

However, I suspect the answer probably has to do more with the limitations in the accuracy of the readings of blood glucose meters....
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 05-07-2014, 08:47
Replies: 10
Views: 2,959
Posted By policebox
I don't understand the connection between insulin...

I don't understand the connection between insulin use and tachycardia. I have had tachycardia for at least twenty years and have been taking a beta-blocker the last few years to treat it. I...
Forum: Insulin Pumps 05-07-2014, 07:30
Replies: 3
Views: 1,929
Posted By policebox
I think the set you use and the set I will be...

I think the set you use and the set I will be using are very similar. The LinkAssist sounds like the "rubber stamp" mechanism you are currently using. Have you done setups without using the automatic...
Forum: Insulin Pumps 05-06-2014, 16:37
Replies: 3
Views: 1,929
Posted By policebox
Accu-Chek LinkAssist

I'm going to begin using an Accu-Chek pump within the next month. In looking over the information packet, Accu-Chek offers for sale a device they call the Accu-Chek LinkAssist, which is an automatic...
Forum: Diabetes Medication and Supplies 05-19-2012, 13:17
Replies: 3
Views: 1,907
Posted By policebox
After reading your post I poked around to take a...

After reading your post I poked around to take a look at this little device. It really looks cool. I too test quite frequently and would love to have a CGM system. But then again I'm a numbers...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 05-19-2012, 13:12
Replies: 9
Views: 5,498
Posted By policebox
Questions about ketogenic diet

Living in a state of ketosis is not something I'm familiar with beyond the few things I've read on the forum. On the face of it, it sounds like an interesting approach to controlling diabetes.

...
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 05-19-2012, 12:57
Replies: 20
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Views: 4,202
Posted By policebox
I have some more questions about your program,...

I have some more questions about your program, but feel like asking my questions here will derail this thread. I'm going to begin a new thread in the diet section, if you wouldn't mind moving this...
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 05-19-2012, 12:43
Replies: 17
Views: 31,297
Posted By policebox
I can understand your cause for concern as it...

I can understand your cause for concern as it doesn't sound like you received an adequate interpretation of your results from your physician. If you are like me being told "it's fine" isn't a...
Forum: Diabetes 05-19-2012, 12:23
Replies: 17
Views: 3,073
Posted By policebox
I'm not really certain what the purpose of your...

I'm not really certain what the purpose of your message was. I was asked to clarify what my opinion was when it came to saturated fats. This I did as well as describing the information I used to...
Forum: Diabetes 05-19-2012, 10:22
Replies: 12
Views: 2,289
Posted By policebox
It's a device that a person with diabetes wears...

It's a device that a person with diabetes wears that delivers a continuous (or semi-continuous) basal stream of fast-acting insulin. A small subcutaneous needle is inserted into the wearer, that is...
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 05-19-2012, 10:12
Replies: 20
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Views: 4,202
Posted By policebox
I'm glad you brought this up, because I have been...

I'm glad you brought this up, because I have been and am still confused by that particular piece of information from Dr. B.

An average of 83 mg/dL would correspond to an HbA1c of about 4.5%. If...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 05-18-2012, 05:42
Replies: 12
Views: 3,830
Posted By policebox
Having said all that, here's my personal thoughts...

Having said all that, here's my personal thoughts about the meter I use regularly.

I started out with a Bayer Contour meter. After using it for a few months I switched to the Bayer Contour USB. I...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 05-18-2012, 05:30
Replies: 12
Views: 3,830
Posted By policebox
As has been mentioned, the meters currently on...

As has been mentioned, the meters currently on the market have similar accuracies and precisions. The most important thing a meter is going to give you is your current level of blood glucose and all...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 05-18-2012, 04:52
Replies: 13
Views: 1,976
Posted By policebox
Oh sure, I have a spreadsheet that I made that...

Oh sure, I have a spreadsheet that I made that keeps track of food. If I eat something new, I look up the nutrition information at the Self Nutrition Data website (and others if the information is...
Forum: New Member Introductions 05-18-2012, 04:37
Replies: 8
Views: 1,070
Posted By policebox
Wow, it sounds like you've been through quite an...

Wow, it sounds like you've been through quite an ordeal. I didn't know a drug like that could induce diabetes. That's what's nice about this forum is that there are always things to learn and nice...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 05-17-2012, 22:57
Replies: 13
Views: 1,976
Posted By policebox
I requested all my medical records from various...

I requested all my medical records from various places and when I received them I scanned them into the computer as Acrobat (pdf) files then put the originals together in a binder. That way when I...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 05-17-2012, 22:45
Replies: 8
Views: 1,611
Posted By policebox
Good job with the A1c Steve! Although I...

Good job with the A1c Steve!

Although I think getting a doctor to not bill your co-pay is the more astonishing accomplishment. For your sake I hope he isnít working on a way to get it back later....
Forum: Diabetes 05-17-2012, 22:40
Replies: 12
Views: 2,480
Posted By policebox
Excellent points. Why do I tell other...

Excellent points.

Why do I tell other members of the forum similar things, but yet instead of accepting that good advice myself, I fret and get discouraged?

How do you teach an old dog that...
Forum: Diabetes 05-17-2012, 22:37
Replies: 12
Views: 2,480
Posted By policebox
Those are good points you make. I need to stop...

Those are good points you make. I need to stop being frustrated and stubborn and just accept reality for what it is and then cope deal with it.

I'm still naive/foolish/ignorant enough to think...
Forum: Diabetes Treatment 05-17-2012, 08:10
Replies: 10
Views: 9,547
Posted By policebox
Ah!!!! It's happened again! Sorry, I keep...

Ah!!!! It's happened again!

Sorry, I keep reading these postings with incredible food descriptions in them. They all seem to be coming along while I"m having a particularly weak moment in dealing...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 05-17-2012, 07:56
Replies: 4
Views: 1,157
Posted By policebox
Free testing equipment

I read the forum rules and didn't see anything prohibiliting this, but if that's the case I apologize and understand if the thread should be locked or deleted.

I have a couple brand new,...
Forum: Diabetes 05-17-2012, 07:45
Replies: 17
Views: 3,073
Posted By policebox
Can you have them bring along a large pizza and...

Can you have them bring along a large pizza and some Texas sweet iced tea?

You know the kind of pizza, where the cheese is so stringy and oily that you are unable to break it up with your teeth,...
Forum: Diabetes 05-17-2012, 07:34
Replies: 17
Views: 3,073
Posted By policebox
The simple and unjustified answer to your...

The simple and unjustified answer to your question would be, yes I am saying saturated fats are bad.

The not so simple answer to your question would be, they are not necessarily bad.

My...
Forum: Diabetes 05-17-2012, 06:24
Replies: 17
Views: 3,073
Posted By policebox
I would like to bring to the floor a motion for...

I would like to bring to the floor a motion for the introduction to a new rule when need only apply to me. Nobody is permitted to describe delicious sounding meals to me without having the...
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