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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 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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    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 18-21, F 3 Responses Jul 2, 2013

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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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    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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    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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    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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    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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    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 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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    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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    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 2 Responses Apr 23

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    Been pumping them all day! They are so hard and sore but it feels so good I don't want to stop. They feel like they are on fire!
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