I Am a Diabetic On An Insulin Pump


    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

    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

    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
    4 Responses Jun 3, 2009

    I have type one diabetes.

    it sucks. I hate it. and it hates me.
    dunmerprince dunmerprince
    22-25, M
    1 Response Jul 4, 2014

    I wish more of us were online.

    I am a diabetic and I have had a pump for nearly four years. It has made a big difference. My long term blood glucose, Hb1ac, (I think!) is now normal again. A pump is a lot of work. You have to tell it how much carbs your going to eat and you need to get the scales out for that...
    deleted deleted
    Mar 10, 2016

    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
    36-40, M
    1 Response Jul 1, 2013

    Hi everyone else. I have been on an insulin pump

    for nearly four years. I get a new one in June. I have been diabetic since I was little. The pump has been great. It's taken quite a lot of fiddling! I hope I won't have to relearn too much in June.
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    1 Response Mar 4, 2016

    I have had type one since I was little.

    It ain't great but you got to learn to live with it. I have had an insulin pump for nearly four years and I get my next one in May. I just think there are loads of people who have it worse. Ok. I have to ***** my finger like at least ten times a day. And calculate every gram of...
    laurenhafjones4 laurenhafjones4
    16-17, F
    Apr 11, 2016

    Overweight N Diabetic

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

    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
    1 Response Jan 18, 2011

    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
    61-65, M
    1 Response Feb 24, 2013

    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...
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    Apr 23, 2015

    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
    Apr 7, 2010

    I am a type 1 diabetic with an insulin pump.

    The pump has been really great. I had it over three years. It's really good. But it's annoying cos it's under your clothes. And you can't look normal. Today I ordered a bra pouch. You hook the pump onto your bra. And it hangs down your side. I hope it will be less obvious. It's...
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    1 Response Mar 22, 2016

    This is perhaps the most important story.

    To keep in 2016. I have been diabetic since I was a kid. At first I had to inject insulin four times a day. Now I have a pump. It pumps in little bits of insulin every three minutes. When I eat I tell it how much carb plus if I'm going to exercise and a few other things and it...
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    Apr 6, 2016

    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
    4 Responses Aug 6, 2009

    When I was a very little kid I found out

    that I have type one diabetes. It means that my pancreas wasn't working and I didn't produce any insulin. Insulin controls blood glucose. I had to have insulin injections and test my blood glucose many times a day. And try to calculate how much carbs to eat. By age five I was...
    deleted deleted
    2 Responses Apr 8, 2016
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