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Forum: Pregnancy 20-12-2012, 22:13 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 711
Posted By Cate
My stuff is all done at the hospital, I don't see...

My stuff is all done at the hospital, I don't see any community MWs at all (no access to them either). I saw the GP at 6ish weeks and got referred, viability scan at 7 weeks but due to bleeding not...
Forum: General Messageboard 18-12-2012, 23:00 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By Cate
newbs, that's what I thought too. I've had a...

newbs, that's what I thought too. I've had a consultant since diagnosis and never been just under GP care in nearly 29 years (admittedly the last 8 years have been on a pump which even some of the...
Forum: General Messageboard 14-12-2012, 23:13 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By Cate
Thanks Ellie. She says she's had ketones on...

Thanks Ellie.

She says she's had ketones on 3 days in the last 5, is generally struggling, and has had to rely on friends to get her kids to school because of the ketones :(

She's rural so I...
Forum: General Messageboard 14-12-2012, 22:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 461
Posted By Cate
T1 and no consultant?

Hi folks,

DAK if a T1 is meant to be under consultant care or not? Ir should have the option to be? A friend is struggling at the moment and her GP refuses to refer her to a hospital team. ...
Forum: General Messageboard 12-12-2012, 22:16 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 489
Posted By Cate
I was diagnosed in 1984, just after my 9th...

I was diagnosed in 1984, just after my 9th birthday. No access to any counselling. They did induce a hypo when I was in hospital though :rolleyes:

We moved house when I was 14, nearly 15, and my...
Forum: Pregnancy 12-12-2012, 21:59 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 290
Posted By Cate
Ratio changes

Hi all,

Can anyone remember when their basal ratio started to change? I'm just over 15 weeks now, and have had higher than normal readings for a couple of days, but I'm also fighting off a cold...
Forum: Pregnancy 12-11-2012, 21:30 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 523
Posted By Cate
<sidles in, looking sheepish>

So, um, yeah. Hi all.

I haven't posted on here for ages, and didn't really expect to be posting in this section when I returned. But there you go.

I am currently about 10 weeks pregnant with...
Forum: General Messageboard 08-04-2012, 21:23 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 1,816
Posted By Cate
I used to be a member of a Yahoo group many moons...

I used to be a member of a Yahoo group many moons ago, but there weren't that many people posting on there, plus it was US-centric, plus most of the people on there were type 2 and not interested in...
Forum: Off the subject... 06-04-2012, 17:22 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By Cate
Thanks Caroline, that'd be great.

Thanks Caroline, that'd be great.
Forum: Pumping 06-04-2012, 13:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 274
Posted By Cate
I should hope they have approved it, glad it's...

I should hope they have approved it, glad it's got sorted now :) and yay for Manchester getting you some extra supplies.
Forum: General Messageboard 06-04-2012, 12:57 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 560
Posted By Cate
I was dx in 1984, and remember the references to...

I was dx in 1984, and remember the references to "newfangled" (they really did say that :D ) blood testing and disposable syringes which I fortunately had from diagnosis because I was a child - most...
Forum: Off the subject... 06-04-2012, 12:50 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 192
Posted By Cate
Tesco for Schools vouchers?

If anyone has any Tesco vouchers for schools that they don't need/won't use, I'd love to have them - my Rainbows unit is saving up for some new equipment, but we're struggling to get the vouchers. ...
Forum: General Messageboard 04-04-2012, 21:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,176
Posted By Cate
Just thought I'd clarify who I am on t'other...

Just thought I'd clarify who I am on t'other forum, since I read that whole thread thinking "but I've read this before...and replied..." :D

I really hope you and K get something sorted asap xx
Forum: General Messageboard 03-04-2012, 19:59 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,176
Posted By Cate
Someone mentioned homeschooling, to do that all...

Someone mentioned homeschooling, to do that all you'd need to do is write to the school "deregistering" K from the role of pupils. But in doing so you'd be giving up her place at the school, so she...
Forum: Off the subject... 03-04-2012, 19:47 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By Cate
Thanks - yes, they gave away their ?5k in double...

Thanks - yes, they gave away their ?5k in double quick time this month, ah well - will remind you all next month when it reopens! :D
Forum: Off the subject... 02-04-2012, 20:45 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 302
Posted By Cate
Help needed :o)

I run my own business, and I've just found that my application for funding from Enterprise Nation has gone live.

I now need 350 :eek: people to go and vote for me, and was hoping that some of you...
Forum: Pregnancy 25-03-2012, 22:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,235
Posted By Cate
My consultant told me that the macrosomia is...

My consultant told me that the macrosomia is caused by spikes in readings, anything over 8 mmol/l is a problem as the baby produces extra insulin to regulate its own blood sugar levels, which helps...
Forum: Pregnancy 25-03-2012, 21:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 841
Posted By Cate
I think DS would have been biggish, yes - the...

I think DS would have been biggish, yes - the consultant reckoned both mine would be "no more than 8lbs" as my control was so good. Completely neglecting the fact that I was over 8lbs at birth, as...
Forum: Pregnancy 24-03-2012, 22:10 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 841
Posted By Cate
DD had a few newborn bits, but was 9lbs 8oz at...

DD had a few newborn bits, but was 9lbs 8oz at birth despite HBa1c of 5.2% throughout pregnancy. We mostly had 0-3m stuff for her, but did need a few newborn bits as the bigger stuff drowned her to...
Forum: Pregnancy 22-03-2012, 21:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 854
Posted By Cate
I'm really glad you've had a decent conversation...

I'm really glad you've had a decent conversation and got it all sorted!

I hope the original GP has had a swift kick to the rear end, too (and possibly some refresher training on prescribing norms)...
Forum: General Messageboard 17-03-2012, 22:56 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 557
Posted By Cate
Wow, lots to think about, thanks everyone -...

Wow, lots to think about, thanks everyone - Amanda, thanks for your post, I was thinking about you when I wrote that bit and wondering if there was anything in it!

I'll be careful what I say to...
Forum: Pregnancy 17-03-2012, 00:01 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,130
Posted By Cate
Sorry Ellie, I didn't mean that you were wasting...

Sorry Ellie, I didn't mean that you were wasting the GP's time by doing this, I was just surprised about it as an idea (having read back what I wrote earlier, I agree it comes across like that, which...
Forum: General Messageboard 16-03-2012, 23:47 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 557
Posted By Cate
OMG, really? 12 years?! Jeesh. I suppose it...

OMG, really? 12 years?! Jeesh. I suppose it could be, I'm not aware/nobody has ever mentioned anything like that being a problem but it easily could be after 28 ish years on the job :D

What...
Forum: General Messageboard 16-03-2012, 22:49 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 557
Posted By Cate
Nope, no unusual activity, no double bolus, no...

Nope, no unusual activity, no double bolus, no insulin dump or anything of that nature.

Infusion site fine - not red/infected/painful/anything else. Cannula not kinked or anything either.

It's...
Forum: Pregnancy 16-03-2012, 22:04 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,130
Posted By Cate
Wow Ellie, I've never used up my GP's time...

Wow Ellie, I've never used up my GP's time consulting her about how much insulin I need! Do you really do that? How often do you need an appointment for it? (Genuinely curious btw!) Also, how can...
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