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Remembering When I Last Injected

So things have been pretty darn hectic the last few weeks, mainly for the wrong reasons however at the beginning of this week, I received a small package from the gang at Timesulin.

Myself and the team at Timesulin, namely John (Head Man)  and his wife Susan (PR Wizard)  have been in communication since late summer.  They have developed a simple device to help people who are injecting Insulin via Pens remember when the last injection was taken. Simple as that!

I won’t go into specifics as I will merely complicate matters, however if like me, you use Insulin Pens I would suggest going on over to the Timesulin website, find out a little more about how Timesulin can help you, like it is helping me and remember to reach out to the team there!

I can categorically say that it has been beneficial to my Diabetes care even in such a short space of time.  I am now logging my “Diabetes Life” Old Skool on a piece of A4 paper.  This is for the Pump Team who will in 30 days time hopefully confirm that they will accept me in to the Pump program or at least put me out of my misery and resign myself to endless misery and despair! :)

So far I am finding it very useful to keep track of the day especially when the days go hectic, but feel it helps give me an idea on how much insulin is still in my system, therefore preventing rage bolus when things get tricky.  It is really easy to lose track and I am more than hopeful that the Timesulin caps will prove to be a valuable tool to help me stay on track.

Once again, I would like to say thank you to Susan at Timesulin for sending some over.  Note that neither John or Susan at Timesulin asked me to write about the pens, nor did they compensate me in any way.

So until next time, saludos!

 

 

nb: All views are my own, plus if I thought something was crap I would say so.  Thanks

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13 Responses to Remembering When I Last Injected

  1. Jaimie February 21, 2012 at 3:54 pm #

    Keeping you in my thoughts you get into the pump program Mike! …I can see where those caps would be very valuable.

    • Mike February 21, 2012 at 4:04 pm #

      Thanks for the kind words Jaimie!! Fingers are crossed 24/7 at the moment! :) With all the extra testing, the caps are proving to be a real help..

  2. Anna March 1, 2012 at 7:58 pm #

    Hey Mike. Great post! One of the biggest pains in the backside I had when I was on injections was remembering when I last injected. Sounds ridiculous, but doing 4-6 a day and often amidst the drama and busyness that is normal life, it can be done so swiftly you don’t even remember, spelling problems later on. This is a BRILLIANT solution and well worth getting hold of.
    AP

  3. Anna March 1, 2012 at 7:59 pm #

    Oh and ‘rage bolus’ – so true!

  4. Daniela Martínez March 26, 2012 at 9:56 am #

    Hi my name is Daniela Martínez and fist I admire yoo writte about youre disease, second I´m studing Journalism and communication and I´m writting a piece about diabetes type 1 and I was wondering if you could give me a testimony about how your days goes by, with the insulin inyections an all. I know that it could be hart to talk about it and even more to a strange, or not.. myself and sick, I have sindrome sticky platelet and I will understand if you refuse. However I would really like gibe live to the reportaje I think it´s important for people to know that it is only a desease because if affects people.

    I hope to count with your help, either way thank you. Have a nice day.

    DM

  5. Daniela Martínez March 26, 2012 at 10:26 pm #

    Hi Mike i´m not sure if you got my messagge. I´m sorry I´m been anoyg is just that my dead line it´s tomorrow, this so quick I don´t have much time. Any way what I told you in the messagge was that thank you very much and that I´m very interested in the insulin injections, the treatment, the side effects and the day by day with de insulin.
    Thak you and again sorry!

    DM

  6. Rob duncan July 19, 2012 at 9:08 am #

    hi Mike & a great big thank you for your info on the novomix30 costs. is this the cheapest form of insulin available in Spain? My diabetic nurse is in the processs of changing my meds partly due
    to me moving to Spain.
    I have left you some more info on the facebook page.

    Thanks again
    Rob Duncan

    • CARRIE-ANN ROGERS July 29, 2012 at 11:29 am #

      Hi could anyone give me some info on the novomix 30 prices would be very grateful Thank you carrie-ann

      • Mike July 30, 2012 at 1:22 pm #

        Carrie-Ann hi,

        NovoMix 30 retails for approx €48 Euros, however upon receipt of a Spanish NHS prescription that should be reduced to approx €4 Euros.

        Mike

  7. CARRIE-ANN ROGERS July 26, 2012 at 7:33 pm #

    Hi mike hope you are ok.just wondering if you could help me hopefully moving to spain soon my mum is on novomix30 was just wondering is this insulin avaliable and do you happen to know how much it would cost.Any info you could give me about everything would be fantastic.
    Thank you Carrie-ann Rogers

    • CARRIE-ANN ROGERS August 2, 2012 at 10:55 pm #

      Hi mike thanks for the info carrie-ann

  8. nicediabetes September 1, 2012 at 7:29 am #

    Sounds like a great invention for remembering the last time you injected. I always used to forget myself when I was MDI.

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