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MrsCora01

Joined: 02/05/2010
My Story:
My Story: I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes in 1966. In the 70s I was told I had protein in my urine and that I would be on dialysis soon. I eventually did end up on dialysis but not until 2001. My cousin gave me a kidney in 2002 (on her birthday!). During the year on dialysis I did both hemo and peritoneal dialysis so I have experience with both modalities. In 2008 I had a pancreas transplant and have not required insulin since April 27th, 2008. I still test but now it is for fun!

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Reply: Acute Pancreatic Diabetes
Sorry....typo.....you will be on insulin.More
T1 1966, Dialysis 2001, kidney transplant and pump 2002, pancreas transplant 2008
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Reply: Acute Pancreatic Diabetes
I suspect (although I'm not a doc) that you will not be stuck on insulin. My advice to...More
T1 1966, Dialysis 2001, kidney transplant and pump 2002, pancreas transplant 2008
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Reply: Acute Pancreatic Diabetes
Are you talking about diabetes due to severe pancreatitis? If so, I don't believe there...More
T1 1966, Dialysis 2001, kidney transplant and pump 2002, pancreas transplant 2008
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Reply: Diagnosed with type 2 Diabetes /Meds are so expens...
I have yet to meet a diabetic on line who has success and has followed the ADA diet....More
T1 1966, Dialysis 2001, kidney transplant and pump 2002, pancreas transplant 2008
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Reply: BG Meters & varying readings
Here's a couple of things that might help you. First off, when you go to the lab and have...More
T1 1966, Dialysis 2001, kidney transplant and pump 2002, pancreas transplant 2008
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Reply: sugar rise after sport
Hi Maria. Sorry, I missed your post and would have answered soon (had to get a heads up...More
T1 1966, Dialysis 2001, kidney transplant and pump 2002, pancreas transplant 2008
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Reply: IRON VS POTASSIUM CONTROL LEVELS
Hi and welcome. What are your issues with potassium? You really need to see a doc about...More
T1 1966, Dialysis 2001, kidney transplant and pump 2002, pancreas transplant 2008
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Reply: Long Term Effect Of Insulin?
Unhinderedliving, this thread is 6 years old and the majority of the posters are no...More
T1 1966, Dialysis 2001, kidney transplant and pump 2002, pancreas transplant 2008
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Reply: Diabetic?
Depending on who you talk to, there are no exact and hard and fast rules. Many...More
T1 1966, Dialysis 2001, kidney transplant and pump 2002, pancreas transplant 2008
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Reply: average sugar levels
Wow, you need to talk to a doctor and get better treatment. With blood sugars averaging...More
T1 1966, Dialysis 2001, kidney transplant and pump 2002, pancreas transplant 2008
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