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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: 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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Reply: I need an Answer
It really depends on what state they are in. Both CHF, and kidney failure are subjective...More
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Reply: Drs aren't concerned about my A1C, but dietician s...
I'm allergic to dietitians. They are just so often full of male-cow-excrement. They don't...More
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Reply: disparity of readings
Sorry, but comparing meters to each other is a waste of good money (ie test strips). When...More
T1 1966, Dialysis 2001, kidney transplant and pump 2002, pancreas transplant 2008
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Reply: brown seaweed
While I have no experience with this precise product, I think that most of us can tell...More
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Reply: How much insuline to use?
In addition to calling the doc, my response would be for you to do a bit more research....More
T1 1966, Dialysis 2001, kidney transplant and pump 2002, pancreas transplant 2008
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Reply: Pump & Sensor
It's been a long time since I tried a CGM (close to 10 years) and I had hoped the...More
T1 1966, Dialysis 2001, kidney transplant and pump 2002, pancreas transplant 2008
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Reply: Paul Carlyle & Dr. Evans Diabetes Miracle cure gui...
Yup. Anything that uses either "miracle" or "cure" with diabetes is a lie. And combining...More
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Reply: Hidden Sugars
Over the years, I've been really restricted due to kidney issues (high potassium can kill...More
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Reply: Need some help trying to understand why all of a s...
Hi there. Your nephrologist is right. I found this to happen back in the days before most...More
T1 1966, Dialysis 2001, kidney transplant and pump 2002, pancreas transplant 2008
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