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Blood Tests and Insulin Injections from 1996

  1. The article on the Insulink design concept caught my interest. (30 Dec 96)
  2. I would like more information on blood sugar monitors. What is the best monitor? (28 Dec 96)
  3. Is there any set rule about proper levels for children? (28 Dec 96)
  4. My 9 year old daughter was recently diagnosed. What can I do to help her with the shots? (14 Dec 96)
  5. Do I need to monitor each time when the amount of Regular varies so little? (14 Dec 96)
  6. I have been asked to have only clear liquids for a day prior to my surgery. I am not sure how to adjust my doses. (7 Dec 96)
  7. My husband was just recently diagnosed with diabetes. Can you please give me some pointers on choosing a glucose monitor? (2 Dec 96) LI>Could you give me an explanation as to how a blood glucose monitor works? (28 Nov 96)
  8. Why does her blood sugar go from a 50 before a meal to 280 two hours later when just the day before she would go from 105 to 115 and nothing in her diet changes? (19 Nov 96)
  9. How dangerous is it for her to have varying blood sugar levels in one day? (16 Nov 96)
  10. We're considering switching to a pen. (7 Nov 96)
  11. Twice a year his doctor does a C-peptide test. What exactly does the test measure? (3 Nov 96)
  12. Several weeks ago I took a 3 hour glucose tolerance test. I repeated the test several times and the results confuse me. (3 Nov 96)
  13. How do I avoid getting air in my syringe? I draw up very slowly and it seems I still get air bubbles in my syringe. (25 Oct 96)
  14. Her endocrinologist decreased her insulin. Now the last 2 days her sugars have been high. Should I ask him to go back up on her doses? (21 Oct 96)
  15. Is there somewhere to buy blood glucose strips at a reasonable price? (13 Oct 96)
  16. When her blood glucose is too high, could she forego the snack, as she doesn't feel like eating when she is high? (13 Oct 96)
  17. My 14 year old daughter was diagnosed at 12 years old. Can she go on the pen? (13 Oct 96)
  18. Are the desired blood glucose levels for children the same as for adults, or are they different? (13 Oct 96)
  19. I'm looking for a Log Book - on line. (13 Oct 96)
  20. Is there any rule-of-thumb correlation between actual blood glucose levels and results on Reagent Strips for Urinalysis? (20 Sep 96)
  21. What is the best and most accurate blood machine currently on the market today? (16 Sep 96)
  22. What do you know about the new [name deleted by editor] meter? (16 Sep 96)
  23. May I request some information regarding the current methods of measuring neonatal blood glucose? (31 Aug 96)
  24. Can you give me any advice on how to get rid of the scar tissue? (27 Aug 96)
  25. Our teenaged son lost so much weight that he is only injecting in his front thighs. Any tips? (25 Aug 96)
  26. Is there any meter that can provide good results down to about 0 degrees Celcius (32 degrees Fahrenheit)? (23 Aug 96)
  27. How do others handle late sleeping and insulin? (9 Aug 96)
  28. I am trying to find out how well diabetic monitor themselves at home and how closely the doctors monitor those tests done at home. (27 Jul 96)
  29. How does a person determine if a home testing system is accurate? (11 Jul 96)
  30. I'd like to know the most accurate meter in the market. (29 Jun 96)
  31. A recent article in Child Magazine describes a new product called Gentlejet... (9 Jun 96)
  32. I am not very happy with the lancet I was given to use.... (23 Apr 96)
  33. I've had diabetes for 7 years. Still after all this time I have trouble accepting it. (23 Apr 96)
  34. What are some things we can do to help our 11 year old toward giving himself his own injections? (18 Mar 96)
  35. My son ... has been using the Novopen, but it only goes up in increments of 2 .... (15 Mar 96)
  36. Several of the nurses in the hospital told us to use one kind of insulin. (21 Feb 96)
  37. My son has gotten in the habit of taking his shot right before he eats, rather than waiting.... (5 Feb 96)
  38. My daughter has developed a resistance to Humulin insulin and is on Pork based insulin now (5 Feb 96)
  39. Regarding using alcohol wipes for blood tests, .... (18 Jan 96)
  40. My brother has problems with blood glucose, which goes low to about 50 to 60.... (16 Jan 96)

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