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Last night when she gave her insulin shot, my mother hit a vein in her thigh and still has a bump on the skin.

July 29, 2019
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Recently diagnosed with type 1, I have restricted my diet to very low/no carbohydrates and have been able to maintain my target blood sugars, without ketones, with Lantus only. Can you give me an in-depth explanation of what basal insulin does? I have been reading up on it and concluded that it merely aims to keep your blood sugar stable aligning with your hepatic endogenous glucose production, that it has little to do with food or lowering blood sugar.

July 29, 2019
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My child was recently diagnosed and has fluctuating blood sugars. Can you give me guidance on correcting blood sugars?

July 25, 2019
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Where can I find a diabetes camp in France?

July 25, 2019
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Despite an in-range blood sugar, my daughter fainted, then remained pale, even after eating ice cream. Why might this have happened?

July 25, 2019
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My young granddaughter has just been diagnosed with type 1 diabetes was hospitalized for three days. When I was at the hospital, the nurse would give my granddaughter her insulin two hours after she ate. Should I be giving her insulin after two hours? Someone told me you should give the insulin a half-hour after eating.

July 12, 2019
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My 23 year old daughter recently died of complications from type 1. I have insulin pump supplies that I would like to donate to another uninsured young adult that is in need. What do you suggest?

July 12, 2019
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Is there any way to make the Tandem T:lock connectors work with Cleo luer lock infusion sets? Has anyone successfully fought United Healthcare and gotten them to pay for a Tandem pump?

July 12, 2019
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I took my five-year-old to the doctor for frequent headaches, increased thirst, and clumsiness. She gave me a monitor and said to check his blood sugar and return later to discuss the findings because the facility we visited would not perform a glucose tolerance test on a young child. Can you give me more information?

June 10, 2019
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I neglected to give my son his Lantus last night, gave him repeated doses of long acting insulin for high blood sugars. What do I do about the missing Lantus dose? What happens if he does not get any Lantus?

April 25, 2019
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