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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: Type 2 and Atorvastatin
Statins can (for some people) raise their blood sugar levels. But not everyone....More
T1 1966, Dialysis 2001, kidney transplant and pump 2002, pancreas transplant 2008
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Reply: Medullary cells planting for diabetes Treatment?
I'm sorry to tell you that at this point, there is no "treatment" (meaning cure) for type...More
T1 1966, Dialysis 2001, kidney transplant and pump 2002, pancreas transplant 2008
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Reply: Medullary cells planting for diabetes Treatment?
Yup. That's me.
T1 1966, Dialysis 2001, kidney transplant and pump 2002, pancreas transplant 2008
Posted by mrscora01
Reply: Medullary cells planting for diabetes Treatment?
I've never heard of them. I've seen now one or two articles, now that I've looked, but...More
T1 1966, Dialysis 2001, kidney transplant and pump 2002, pancreas transplant 2008
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Reply: insulin pump therapy
I agree that one priority should be the service. I liked Medtronic. But I believe that...More
T1 1966, Dialysis 2001, kidney transplant and pump 2002, pancreas transplant 2008
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Reply: Insulin dependent and injections "backing out"
Lisa, the OP is talking about a T1. Sorry, but your post was not terribly helpful for...More
T1 1966, Dialysis 2001, kidney transplant and pump 2002, pancreas transplant 2008
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Reply: Medication
Hi Diane. Vent all you want. To my mind the previous post was a bit inappropriate. You...More
T1 1966, Dialysis 2001, kidney transplant and pump 2002, pancreas transplant 2008
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Reply: Losing wieght on an Insulin pump
As a type 1 pumper I found that what worked for me was gradual changes. I know you have a...More
T1 1966, Dialysis 2001, kidney transplant and pump 2002, pancreas transplant 2008
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Reply: It's been 2 months already -
Oh Deb. So sorry to hear you've been through so much. I had issues similar a number of...More
T1 1966, Dialysis 2001, kidney transplant and pump 2002, pancreas transplant 2008
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Reply: Blood glucose levels, A1C and steroids
Here's my take. I'm not a doc,, so take it with a grain of salt. Your A1C is higher...More
T1 1966, Dialysis 2001, kidney transplant and pump 2002, pancreas transplant 2008
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