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Forum: Diabetes Complications 10-01-2010, 21:16
Replies: 13
Views: 6,240
Posted By diabetes709
Okay, here goes.... if anyone has been reading my...

Okay, here goes.... if anyone has been reading my adventure regarding stupid doctors and my feet. you may be interested. I told half a dozen "specialists" that my feet simply erupted in pain, in a...
Forum: New Member Introductions 03-29-2010, 02:45
Replies: 20
Views: 27,069
Posted By diabetes709
Odds are, you can't "feel" your high blood sugar,...

Odds are, you can't "feel" your high blood sugar, so don't depend on how you feel to give you and idea of where you are at.

A1c is -an- indicator, but your best weapon is your meter, and daily...
Forum: Diabetes Complications 12-15-2009, 20:23
Replies: 13
Views: 6,240
Posted By diabetes709
Thanks Richard. No endo, no insurance, no money,...

Thanks Richard. No endo, no insurance, no money, and a lot of foot pain...... Pain might be the wrong word. Perhaps discomfort at a high level would be more descriptive. I can live with cold feet,...
Forum: Diabetes Complications 12-14-2009, 23:05
Replies: 13
Views: 6,240
Posted By diabetes709
Hey, I just realized I probably put this in the...

Hey, I just realized I probably put this in the wrong forum. Those who know how to move it, would you mind?

Thanks

John
Forum: Diabetes Complications 12-14-2009, 22:08
Replies: 13
Views: 6,240
Posted By diabetes709
Anyone have foot problems?

I can't believe it, but I do...... Dx'd at T2 this past July with a 6.8 A1c. Three months later, I had lost 20 pounds and was at A1 5.5 so I thought I was doing pretty good.

Well, my toes are...
Forum: New Member Introductions 12-11-2009, 20:00
Replies: 14
Views: 3,001
Posted By diabetes709
Welcome to the group. Let's here what you want to...

Welcome to the group. Let's here what you want to ask. Nothing is off limits, and folks will be happy to try and help by sharing their experiences.

Fire away :-)

John
Forum: Diabetes 12-08-2009, 17:28
Replies: 5
Views: 2,014
Posted By diabetes709
Excellent. Glad you are making progress, and glad...

Excellent. Glad you are making progress, and glad to know the labs are working to make the coding consistent. Always nice when any company is helpful, rather than a roadblock <g>

Hope you get it...
Forum: Diabetes 12-08-2009, 05:17
Replies: 5
Views: 2,014
Posted By diabetes709
Sorry. I have to say what you don't want to hear...

Sorry. I have to say what you don't want to hear :-) You need to call the meter manufacturer, and they will replace your meter for you. Coding manually is the same thing as a meter that codes...
Forum: Diabetes Symptoms 12-07-2009, 19:04
Replies: 8
Views: 10,470
Posted By diabetes709
Its easy to sit here and say "get a new doctor"...

Its easy to sit here and say "get a new doctor" if you don't like the one you have, but that is not always an easy option, so maybe if you added some more details, an idea might surface here.

Can...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 12-05-2009, 03:17
Replies: 2
Views: 4,505
Posted By diabetes709
Glucerna products are very high in carbs. Be sure...

Glucerna products are very high in carbs. Be sure you know what you are doing, and capable of ingesting before you pay all that money for something. I heard of them, and went to WallyWorld and first...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 12-04-2009, 21:19
Replies: 3
Views: 8,114
Posted By diabetes709
Your doctor sounds like he is not being very...

Your doctor sounds like he is not being very forthcoming on some things. Can you tell us if you have been tested for diabetes, or is this just an assumption on your doctor's part.

I am diabetic,...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 12-03-2009, 06:40
Replies: 16
Views: 4,146
Posted By diabetes709
If there is no, cure how is it that they are...

If there is no, cure how is it that they are curing diabetes?

Completely illogical, and words of desperation.

Doh!!!
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 12-03-2009, 05:41
Replies: 16
Views: 4,146
Posted By diabetes709
I take no meds. My A1c is 5.0. I am not cured....

I take no meds. My A1c is 5.0. I am not cured. There is no cure for diabetes. The rest of your commentary is just hot air and incendiary.

I asked you for proof, you cannot provide it. Therefore,...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 12-03-2009, 04:01
Replies: 16
Views: 4,146
Posted By diabetes709
Its just a phrase people use to accuse those who...

Its just a phrase people use to accuse those who are trying to get away with false statements. Relax.

I admitted I am a cynic, so you need not repeat it as if you are the one who figured it out.
...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 12-03-2009, 02:09
Replies: 16
Views: 4,146
Posted By diabetes709
Uhhh, I never said there would not be a cure for...

Uhhh, I never said there would not be a cure for diabetes, but I am calling you out on your statement that Universities at Cairo and Calgary know how to cure it. You can't just just say it, and hide...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 12-03-2009, 01:15
Replies: 16
Views: 4,146
Posted By diabetes709
I searched him on the net, not being able to see...

I searched him on the net, not being able to see the show. I don't put much faith in folks like him. He strikes me as very misleading. He also is fascinated with the term pre-diabetes which I think...
Forum: Diabetes 12-02-2009, 23:07
Replies: 9
Views: 6,525
Posted By diabetes709
Most T2's A1c numbers are off the charts when...

Most T2's A1c numbers are off the charts when they are dx'd :-) It seems from what I have read of other's experience, that the number nosedives as soon as they kick the junk food, sugary candy, cake,...
Forum: Diabetes 12-01-2009, 20:33
Replies: 7
Views: 2,423
Posted By diabetes709
There is nothing you can do to change the...

There is nothing you can do to change the calibration of your meter to make it read more accurately. You can tell it what kind of strips it can expect to see, but that is all you can do. If your...
Forum: Diabetes 12-01-2009, 19:38
Replies: 7
Views: 2,423
Posted By diabetes709
But this does not calibrate the meter. The meter...

But this does not calibrate the meter. The meter remains unchanged. What changes is the firmware inside the meter adapts to the different kind of strips that come in each lot via data given by the...
Forum: Diabetes 12-01-2009, 17:15
Replies: 7
Views: 2,423
Posted By diabetes709
A meter cannot be calibrated. You can use the...

A meter cannot be calibrated. You can use the control fluid to verify that the strips are within range, but there is nothing anyone can do to change the accuracy of the meter. What is most necessary...
Forum: Diabetes 12-01-2009, 00:53
Replies: 9
Views: 6,525
Posted By diabetes709
Can you tell us what your BG numbers are? A1c and...

Can you tell us what your BG numbers are? A1c and morning fasting? Are you a T2?

Many T2's can keep their numbers pretty good with diet and exercise. Not saying that is for you, but just curious...
Forum: Diabetes Diet and Nutrition 11-17-2009, 21:49
Replies: 8
Views: 2,379
Posted By diabetes709
I read this when you first posted it, and walked...

I read this when you first posted it, and walked away for a time, so I could find a courteous way to reply.

First of all, I doubt you eat ten pounds of salad every day. Me thinks tho dost...
Forum: New Member Introductions 11-16-2009, 05:40
Replies: 20
Views: 27,069
Posted By diabetes709
Hello Parkland, and welcome. Ask all you want, as...

Hello Parkland, and welcome. Ask all you want, as much as you want.

The answer is 'you should be worried,' but blood sugar is dynamic. If you read 485, that does not mean that it still is 485.
...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 11-10-2009, 04:51
Replies: 8
Views: 6,159
Posted By diabetes709
Richard, and everyone else, I have a question...

Richard, and everyone else, I have a question about your blood pressure.

I have had what is called high blood pressure most of my life. Off and on meds, and am now on several meds. My favorite...
Forum: Diabetes Forum Lounge 11-09-2009, 00:17
Replies: 8
Views: 6,159
Posted By diabetes709
No, sorry. Tried to let it go, but this man has...

No, sorry. Tried to let it go, but this man has no clue. What he has, is an agenda, and its not a good one. The body NEEDS sodium. His ignorance shows when he says to eliminate it. In addition, he...
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