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I Am a Diabetic On An Insulin Pump

A PLACE WHERE WE CAN TALK ABOUT OUR EXPERIENCES ON THE INSULIN PUMP 48 People

    I love my insulin pump.

    I am type 1. That means my pancreas packed up when I was a kid. At first I had to inject insulin four times a day and guess how much! The pump looks at how much glucose is in my blood right now, I tell it how much carbs, I tell it how much exercise I going to do like swimming...
    deleted deleted 26-30 1 Response Apr 23, 2015

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    Insulin Pump???

    So I have Type 1 diabetes for almost 3 years now and I am thinking about get an insulin pump. I really wanted to get others opinions on it. I know nothing about them really i have a certain brand in mind .. its a medtronic.. I am going to talk to a doctor about it in about a...
    Strong22 Strong22 22-25, F 3 Responses Jul 2, 2013

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    A Life Saver

    My story is not unique, rather it is one that I am sure eeveryone can relate to. I remember well the day my life changed forever. It was September 1974 and I had just turned 15 and had the whole world ( or so it seemed) at my beck and call. I had gone for a routine checkup and...
    kenny25 kenny25 31-35, M 1 Response Jul 1, 2013

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    Insulin Dependent Type 2 With Aih

    I was diagnosed with type 2 diabetes 6 years ago and managed with diet and exercise for 2 years.  I was then diagnosed with autoimmune hepatitis and was immediately put on insulin, prednisone, and imuran..... I gained 120 pounds and thought the weight would...
    crissalink crissalink 61-65 4 Responses Jun 3, 2009

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    Diabetic And Happy

    My name is Karen. Both my husband and i are diabrtic his has been out of control because he likes his sweets. We found something that workes great at lowering blood sugar .please check it out .it is keeping our sugars 200 to 300 pts lower. at the web site you can request a free...
    mawmawsrule mawmawsrule 46-50 1 Response Jan 18, 2011

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    Overweight N Diabetic

    I am diabetic overweight and I really need to loose weight gor my health.
    Andreajesse Andreajesse 41-45 Mar 30, 2012

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    I Miss My Cozmo

    When they went out the pump business, I kept with it till I ran outof ssupplies. When that happened, I switched to a Paradigm. Nowhere near as user friendly. Anyone else miss a Common?
    Jds4med Jds4med 56-60, M 1 Response Feb 24, 2013

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    Type 1

    hi,Im a type one diabetic on an insulin pump.I dont take very good care of myself even though I know I should.Its hard to except the fact that Im not like everyone else.I have something thats not going to go away.The doctor says that I shouldnt think like that but Im not sure...
    MustangBabe MustangBabe 13-15, F 2 Responses Aug 4, 2009

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    I Am a Diabetic On An Insulin Pump and Have I Got a Story For You

    Today my insulin pump (medtronic) asked me to do my blood sugar alot. During my class today, the sensor (paradigm) decided to end, so it beeped. I knew that if I ignored it, it would beep more and louder because it does that after a while when I'm in the shower and not near the...
    chzotz chzotz 16-17 4 Responses Aug 6, 2009

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    I have type one diabetes.

    it sucks. I hate it. and it hates me.
    dunmerprince dunmerprince 18-21, M 1 Response Jul 4, 2014

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    I Love My Pump!

    I've had Type 1 diabetes for almost twenty years.  During that time I've gone from two injections a day to four and finally an insulin pump.  I absolutely love my insulin pump and would never go back to injections!!!!  My pump makes me feel almost normal again...
    suprsexychick suprsexychick 22-25 Apr 7, 2010

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    Couple of recipes... I made a gluten free (everything i make is free of wheat) banana bread and pumpkin pie ! The nana bread is easy just mix everything adding the flour and...
    Thethought Thethought 46-50, M 2 days ago

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    Since a young age, I have been chunky. I did intense swimming 3 days a week, ate really well but still, I was bigger than what I should have been. Years down the track, i find out...
    BLAHBLAHbal BLAHBLAHbal 26-30, F 3 days ago

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    it reminds me of my preteen and teen years. i long for my brothers to share their music like they did this song. i remember listening to it with them. such feelings. such bonding...
    coffeeonice coffeeonice 31-35, F 3 days ago

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    id be the housedaddy and stay home and cook, but in return i get it 7 times a day and get bjs daily, i also want to suck breasts 7 hours a day and pump 7 to 10 loads into my sugar...
    HotMilk4Me HotMilk4Me 36-40, M 1 Response 5 days ago

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    I have been struggling with wheezing and shortness of breath during the night and when exercising or walking for about a year now. It wakes me up about 3-4 times every night. About...
    VeryInteresting1234 VeryInteresting1234 36-40, F 6 days ago

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    My 74 year old father lives alone. He is diabetic, but other than that extremely healthy and active. In Nov '15 my family went to his house to pick him up for dinner. He was...
    NikJo NikJo 41-45, F 6 days ago

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    I'd go back in time and insist on a better relationship. I got married to get out of my parents house, and away from the small fishing community where everyone knew my family, and...
    mrsklemzak mrsklemzak 41-45, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Plz chk out my link and help me get a diabetic alert service dog. I appreciate all of the help and plz share with ur family and friends. www.youcaring.com/deeshero
    browneyez88 browneyez88 26-30, F a week ago

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    Plz chk out my link and help me get a diabetic alert service dog. I appreciate all of the help and plz share with ur family and friends. www.youcaring.com/deeshero
    browneyez88 browneyez88 26-30, F a week ago

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    Plz chk out my link and help me get a diabetic alert service dog. I appreciate all of the help and plz share with ur family and friends. www.youcaring.com/deeshero
    browneyez88 browneyez88 26-30, F a week ago

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    Plz chk out my link and help me get a diabetic alert service dog. I appreciate all of the help and plz share with ur family and friends. www.youcaring.com/deeshero
    browneyez88 browneyez88 26-30, F 1 Response a week ago

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    Plz chk out my link and help me get a diabetic alert service dog. I appreciate all of the help and plz share with ur family and friends. www.youcaring.com/deeshero
    browneyez88 browneyez88 26-30, F a week ago

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    Plz chk out my link and help me get a diabetic alert service dog. And plz share with ur family and friends. I appreciate the help. www.youcaring.com/deeshero
    browneyez88 browneyez88 26-30, F a week ago

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    The Girl At The Bus Stop. It happened on a tuesday. The day my life changed forever. It was tuesday the 1st of september 2015. I had just come back from enrolling into another...
    theophilusmartins theophilusmartins 18-21, M 1 Response Feb 5

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    I started pumping every them 3 hours a few months go! Once I started hormones along with the pumping They have started growing so much!
    deleted deleted 26-30 2 Responses Feb 3

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    "Sweet Potato and her friend Cockroach from Hell" There was once in this horrible sick and sad world a beautiful shapeless-shaped sweet potato who had rosy cheeks and a sweet...
    oneiric13 oneiric13 26-30, M 2 Responses Feb 3

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    I'd like to thank my therapist for suggesting that I should close my credit cards. I'm so impulsive and so shallow minded, that closing my 2 credit cards did not enter or even...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Feb 3

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    Sleep is a necessity and for the body and mind to function optimally, a minimum number of hours is required every night. At different times of our lives, the need changes. So let...
    valha11a valha11a 46-50, M Feb 2

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    Zombie Apocalypse Pumps. These cute ankle strap, peep toe pumps are Nine West's Nirrel.  They are one of my favorite pair of shoes.  They have a 6 inch heel with a one...
    BizSuitStacy BizSuitStacy 51-55, T 10 Responses Feb 1

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    I TEND TOWARDS THE SHY MORE THAN THE OUTGOING. Same when I chose our first dog 14 years ago. I am fundamentally a shy and ritiring man that just prefers living on the outskirts of...
    LozzyFromRome LozzyFromRome 46-50, M 5 Responses Feb 1

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    Love 'em, but they're a challenge for me to wear. I have narrow feet, and the little strap in the back tends to slide down. But I do think slingback pumps are ultra sexy.
    BizSuitStacy BizSuitStacy 51-55, T Jan 31

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    My stranger for a Mother plucks my hair in the nighttime or her boyfriend's family members pluck my hair in the morning while the door is unbolted and I'm having seizures. Today...
    ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT ONESTARRYSTARRYNIGHT 26-30, F Jan 31

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    My first ever Pumpkin pie has just gone in the oven.For some reason Pumpkin Pies aren't a huge thing here in Australia. Why? The pastry was an easy one to make or I could have...
    KSPerson KSPerson 46-50, M 4 Responses Jan 29

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    Hey, fellow type ones! I have a suggestion for a snack that has 2g of net carbs (5 carbs minus 3 fiber). Check out "Atkins Milk Delight Chocolate Shake." It's a strong-tasting...
    PeterIC PeterIC 13-15, M Jan 27

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    Pumpkin Pie Spice, yum Pumpkin Pie soon to be made Should satisfy me.
    KSPerson KSPerson 46-50, M 2 Responses Jan 26

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    when I was about 13 and my brother 15 we’d hang out together a lot and this sometimes resulted in us getting up to no good. He was always a bit ‘naughty’ and would often lead...
    splashUK2014 splashUK2014 46-50, M 3 Responses Jan 26

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    I found out I had diabetes in October 2014. Now, I have to take medicine everyday and I struggle with remembering! I don't have to take as much as most and thank goodness I don't...
    paris071982 paris071982 31-35, F 1 Response Jan 26

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    I just ate 2 whole cheesecakes all by myself. This weekend. One on Saturday, one on Sunday. I'm also diabetic and while I've been controlled for months, this pig-out hiked my blood...
    lunabejarano75 lunabejarano75 36-40, F 1 Response Jan 25

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