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How Do You Say Your Sugar Went Down? Like 11 Glucose Points Or Something???

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A myT1Dteam Member

Me too.... those who know me, know exactly what I'm talking about!

posted 17 hours ago

Anyone Else Have Liver Dump/feet On The Floor Syndrome?

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BG 90 upon rising. Showered and finished packing for overnight trip. No food/water and BG was 160 after about 15 minutes (pump connected after shower)

A myT1Dteam Member

Yes. It is a known issue with Diabetic 1's. The sunrise effect or the dawn phenomenon is a natural increase in blood sugar levels that occurs in the early morning, usually between 3 AM and 8 AM
It's… read more

posted 4 days ago

Anyone Else Here On A Pump And Experiencing Severe Insulin Resistance Issues?

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A myT1Dteam Member

I have used a pump for 28 years and developed insulin resistance in 2016. I take Jardiance for this and it works. My A1C is 6.0

posted July 9

Endocrinologist In Oakland County, MI. Many Thanks

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Hi Everyone,

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I just got diagnosed with Type 1 diabetes in November 2023. This disease is still “new” to me and I’m learning everyday. I just got an insulin pump about a month ago. It is not keeping me in range. So, when I am out of range for two hours after eating, I add more insulin and then it goes up even more! What am I doing wrong?

A myT1Dteam Member

You’re welcome Kelly8! Hopefully making some small changes will get you back in range and feeling better. Then you can eat more without fear. Just remember to give yourself some grace. Nothing is… read more

posted July 7

Had Italian Last Night

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Shared appetizers - fried calamari, spinach/artichoke dip, mozzarella & insalata caprese
Entree Zuppa Di Pesce with
Shrimp, clams, scungilli, mussels & scallops in a fresh tomato sauce with a small amount of angel hair pasta which I did not eat the pasta

This morning my blood sugar is all over the place and high

So what should I have not eaten?


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posted July 2

Is Everyone Living With Type One Diabetes Equal?

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A myT1Dteam Member

I've had type 1 diabetes since i was diagnosed in 2013 at the age of almost 21. it's still hard managing over these last 10+ years especially trying to get pregnant but my glucose numbers arent in… read more

posted July 3

Is There A Cure For Type 1 Diabetes?

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A myT1Dteam Member

Hi James, No Type 1 diabetes is not curable. It should have been years ago - however from what my endo told me it is a very complicated case of more than one disease. I developed Type 1 diabetes… read more

posted July 6

What Do You Think About Meta Mucil?

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A myT1Dteam Member

I hate to make the subject about it, but for regularity I take prebiotic. It also helps with getting sick, as 80% of our immune system is from our gut. We are more prone to catching illness

Trick is… read more

posted July 2 (edited)

Have You Ever Slept All Day? Is That Normal? For Us T1D's?

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@A myT1Dteam Member I've had insomnia for years. But now with trying to control this disease, it makes things worse. And I end up crashing whenever. If I end up sleeping too long, then I can't hear my… read more

posted June 25
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