Gene bizim için sıradan bir gün daha,
💙. Sensörümü takıp bantlıycam. Enjeksiyon portumu takıp bantliyacam fln da filan da. Zaten bilirsiniz ki biz bu işlerde ustayız 💪. Ama bugün ayrıca bir karasızım çünkü uzun zamandır kullanmıyorum sensörü ssdecr kullanmaya başlayalı 1-1buçuk aydıt kullanıyorum ve hep koluma taktım şimdi ise bacağıma takmak istiyorum ama sorun çıkar mı? Sensörü bacağıma takmak istrmrin sebebi enjeksiyon portumu da koluma takçağım çünkü karnımda hep ucu kırılıyor. Okulumun ilk gününde iki kez port değiştirmek zorunda kalmıştım ama ikisininde ucu kıvrılmıştı. Neyse boşverelim kötü anıları.
Yall. Let me tell you what... see all those wires attached to my hip (not that SWEET baby boy I got to rock to sleep), that is my insulin pump tangled in headset wires! I have never been so excited to get caught on a chair armrest with my head seat wire, NOT my pump wire 🙌🏻🙌🏻 I don’t know what it is but anywhere I get tangled, my headset is the one to get the rough end of the deal. Insulin pump wire prevail!
And yes, the ladies I work with are amazing!! I even got to steal some crackers (and every other snack she has) from the girl photobombing in the background for a lowwwww 48 bg this am. No fun. #supportsystem#type1diabetes#typenone#type1#diabetes#670g#medtronic#t1penone
⚡️Flashback Friday!! This was me back in June 2016 just starting to learn a new weapons form. I practiced A LOT and ended winning the 2016 District Championship title for weapons. 🏆 I was so happy!! This along with earning my #blackbelt were goals I set for myself and worked hard for.
🌟I’m no stranger to hard work and dedication. This company of mine #cans4cures can do great things. Great things not just for me- but for many, many people with #type1diabetes
👉🏼Please don’t leave without a follow!! ✨“Dreams and dedication are a powerful combination.” ~ William Longgood
Diabetics on the Margin!! (Vlog) hope you guys got a chance to see the full vlog and for any newbies, I have a YouTube channel called the Diabetes Daily Hustle, so consider subscribing! #livebeyond#beyondtype1#diabeticsonthemargin
“If you have a heartbeat, there’s still a time for your dreams” - Sean Stephenson.
Let me introduce you to HEOS, my artificial heart pacemaker! My pacemaker is by Medtronic and it has 2 wires attached to my heart. I can feel the pacemaker under the skin, just below the collar bone, and when you look closely, you can also see the slightest bump there.
Honestly, having a pacemaker implanted don’t bother me at all. In fact, pacemaker is the best thing that ever happened to me! Without it, I couldn’t live my life anymore.
Long story short, I have pacemaker implanted in 2015 due to Complete Heart Block (CHB). If you have a CHB, the electrical signals are not sent properly from one chamber of the heart to the other. These signals are critical to making my heart contract and pump blood properly, but with my condition, my heart was pumping at a slower rate. It is just below 40 bpm.
The pacemaker is supporting my heart quite frequently. I am paced 99% of the time, which means I was a pacemaker dependant. This makes the batteries run out quickly. I’m just hoping that the batteries last longer than the predicted 6-10 years.
3 years on, the pacemaker became part of me. It feels pretty normal. I always know that it’s there, but I don’t really think about it. And it doesn’t feel like it’s there, but it is. Despite, my X-Rays now looks like a cyborg and I’m kinda feel pretty awesome 😎
Of course there are some risks. I am aware that, although it is very rare, at some point my pacemaker could fail, my leads could dislodge (like it was!), and I also more prone to get Endocarditis. But until then, no point of not living a full life due to having a pacemaker. This little magical machine suppose to help us, not hinder us!
After all, having a pacemaker is a blessing. I am still amazed realize how my heartbeat is taking over by machine. But If you need to have one, don’t stress about it. You’ll get to start a new life, like being reborn. Plus you’ll have a “maintenance” schedule just like your car 🖤😉
“Having a pacemaker is not fun, but it can be funny.”
The beauty of this life is it produces you to learn, wake up, and essentially grow teeth in the world. If you were a lost, slower kind of kid that was just soft and clueless, Diabetes tomorrow toughens you up. .
Think about this. You go from “bleh” and whatever winging life to being almost forced to wake up. Did I take my long acting shot, what did I dose for, did I pack my supplies, did I bring glucose with me...etc. it’s sorta the beauty of it. We wake up....
"love like everyday is your last"
When I got in the car off the bus today my mom told me about a little girl who went to a sleep over & died because she was T1 & her bloodsugar dropped to low.
I dont remember the whole story or all the facts but it has to be terrible for everyone involved, no one should have to deal with loosing a child!! This week has been a crazy one, this week has taught me that you never know when you could loose someone. #typeoneawareness
My heart has been so heavy these past few weeks. Between the haze of being perpetually burntout at work, shallow (but still) romantic wounds healing over, and feeling so fucking behind in this cacophonic city, it has been difficult to sense anything. I only recently realized that a medication has been numbing my sense of smell for years. It is like realizing the volume was not turned up to normal, but instead of feeling joyful at my rediscovered sensed I am overwhelmed and overstimulated: saddened that I had gone so long without it, saddened that I had missed out on part of this precious piece of being alive. And then none of that seems to matter at all, as I make my way through my day while my dear friend Anna rides the rollercoaster of complications: nearly the exact same ride I found myself on two and a half years ago. My soul has been in the hospital bed with her every day of the last month. I am remembering the fear, the sounds, the overwhelming smells. The hope- the only medicine that always works as it is intended to. I think of Anna, struggling to breathe. I think of @claire.wineland, who passed before she was able to. Transplant means sewing into the body the fabric of another. And in our mutual struggles, we who have known death are sewn to each other. I carry it proudly, but it has been heavier these days. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
The words in the photo are by Anna, as is the print itself. She has a gorgeous and personal collection of poetry and art. I highly encourage everyone to take a look and, if something meets your eye, help support her journey by taking one home.
El Sr. Héctor Sánchez R. Director del Instituto de Salud Pública Andrés Bello, los deja cordialmente invitados a ser parte del programa #EISACH2018 , donde tendremos jornadas temáticas que serán lideradas por profesionales de la salud.
¡Un evento que no te puedes perder!
Sólo recuerda registrarte en el link de nuestra BIO.
I am spending this weekend the same way I spent last weekend - together with a lot of people with diabetes, and I love it! It is so nice to be with people who really understands when you're complaining about highs and lows, and just to see that you're not alone 💙 Both my diabetes bag and my lovely @ungdiabetesnorge sticker got to be in the photo 🤗💉📟 #ungdia_inspirasjonshelg
Okay fellow diabetics! I have had a Medtronic insulin pump for 8 years.. and i have had a decent time with it.. now Medtronic sensors for me, i could not get used to, they actually stressed me out.
I did a trial with the dexcom and i loved it. I have never tried an Omnipod, but heard great things. I have a trial coming. .
Any opinions on these? Which worked for you best? Why do you like it or not like it? THANK YOU! 💕
Just noticed that 520 of you lovely lot are following me ❣️ Finally feel back to normal and my BG levels are back down after the cold- thank the lord!
It’s been a busy week with starting second year and another new job.
It’s definitely feeling like Autumn here in Scotland now and I love it! My favourite season (and that’s not just because it’s my birthday soon 😉) Finally having a routine in place I should be able to pin point trends in my BG levels and work on my basal rates to gain better readings over all 🤩
How confident are you with changing up your ratios and basal rates on your pumps?
When the first prick wouldn't bleed without a second prick.
A few friends who follow me have made the same comment since I started posting on Instagram: "I had no idea you went through so much."
The funny thing is I no longer notice how much I go through every day . . . I just go through my day. Like usual. Every day.
This is my third time drawing blood from my finger today. I will have to do it again in an hour because I'm not currently wearing my cgm and I will need to know if I took enough insulin to cover my first meal of the day. It is my second bolus for the day since I woke up with a sugar level of 157 and my pump wizard told me to take 0.5 units for a correction. But, conversely, I will have to draw blood again in an hour to test my sugar level to make sure I didn't take TOO much insulin . . . sigh . . .
Living as an insulin-dependent diabetic is a struggle, and that struggle is real despite being invisible. But, this disease (and the ways in which it has control over my life) is also a blessing because it allows me the opportunity to live my days more deeply. I no longer have the blissful ignorance of not being aware of what is happening within my body at all times of the day . . . every day . . .
. . . and that is enough reason for me to keep bleeding from my fingers . . . every day . . .
Have a wonderful weekend filled with the blessings of family & friends!
#diabeticstruggles#diabeticstruggleisreal#diabeticstruggle#type1strong#type1diabetes#type1diabetic#diabetesawareness#diabetestype1#insulindependent#insulinjunkieforlife#pumpuser#insulinpumptherapy#diabadass#dexcom#medtronic#thisismylife#blessedlife 🙏 #myblessedlife#ilovemypancreas#deadpancreasgang
RIP ALEX😭🙌🏻🙏🏻 it’s not fair 😫
ALEX Smith lived just 27 days after he aged out of his parents’ health insurance cover.
The US man’s 26th birthday became a death sentence last year, as he could no longer afford to buy the insulin he needed to live and treat his diabetes, Minneapolis Star-Tribune reported.
An autopsy determined he died from diabetic ketoacidosis caused by a critical shortage of insulin, which he reportedly tried to ration because of the exorbitant cost per month.
His mother, Nicole Smith-Holt, said his next payday was only days after his death.
“It’s not affordable. You’re price-gouging people who need this one product to live, to survive,” she said.
He was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes when he was 23.
Smith’s insulin refills cost $US1300 ($A1770), something he couldn’t afford as a restaurant manager.
The most affordable health plan he could find had a deductible which still prevented him from affording his medication, so he went without, rationing his insulin each month.
She led a protest at the headquarters of Eli Lilly, a major insulin manufacturer, in St Paul, Minnesota, as well as a rally earlier this week at the Minnesota state capitol.
Between 2002 and 2013, the price of insulin per millilitre rose by 197 per cent, from $4.34 per millilitre to $12.92 per millilitre, according to a 2016 study.
Eli Lilly and Co told the Star-Tribune that even though the list price for the drug has gone up, the company is receiving less money from sales of the drug since 2009 because of rebates.
Unlike most countries, the US doesn’t limit what drug companies can charge for medicine.However, in response to Smith’s death, a politician on the state level took action, naming a bill in his honour to provide emergency insulin for those in need.The bill was referred to committee but will not get a vote in the current legislative session, the Star-Tribune said.
woah, haven’t posted in a while. My first week back at my job ended today and it had its ups and downs. I had a panic attack on Wednesday (the heat on the bus, the running late and not being able to prepare in peace took its toll sadly) and ended up finishing my class 30 minutes earlier (thank god my boss was okay with it), yesterday and today I could handle it all but I didn’t dare going by bus to work so I took a taxi. Small goals, little steps, that’s what I keep telling myself. I need to overcome this fear because I LOVE teaching and I want to be present 100% during my lectures. Ugh. On the positive note: I have been wearing my CGM for 12 days now, which is the longest ever!!!!! Wooo. Hope you all have a happy Friday 🦄
“I hope the roof flies off and I get blown out into space.
I always make such expensive mistakes.
I know it’s just a number, but you’re the 8th wonder.
I’ll stop wearing black when they make a darker color.” This morning’s angst moment is sponsored by my blood sugar roller coaster. If you could figure out what you’re doing with your life, I’d appreciate it. (Please note that I didn’t eat anything this morning-the glucose just magically came up on its own.) #Friday#T1D#T1DLooksLikeMe#Medtronic#DiabeticAndOverIt
Ésta fue la jornada en la que realizamos un taller de #bombadeinsulina . Se realizó el 8 de septiembre en el Hotel Bourbon. Fue dirigida a médicos pediatras, endocrinopediatras, endocrinólogos y nutricionistas. Todos ellos compartieron y aprendieron todo acerca de la bomba de insulina. Los disertantes fueron los doctores Dr. Carlos A. Antillón Ferreira, Lic. Ma. Laura Iglesias, Dra. Ma. Alejandra Rolón, Dr. Víctor Arias Smith #CODEX#Medtronic
Still feeling sick after the flu shot, still tired from a late night, BUT I still have to get up and go for a walk, take my meds, test my blood sugar, and calibrate my pump. Even on the slower days, I know I have to take care of my body. I'm such a nurturer that I've realized thinking of myself as a separate entity which I truly love and care for, makes it 1000x easier to prioritize my health and stay on top. It's like saying 'what would you tell a friend to do to encourage them to care for themselves or how would you help them?' You know you want your loved ones to be with you for a while so why NOT live yourself like that? THIS has been a huge perspective change in my mental and physical health and life! #selfcare#selflove#sick 😷 #workingdiabetic#movingrightalong#diabetic#diabetes#diabetestype1#medtronic#medtronic670g#cgms#guardiancgm#puppylove