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Re: [IP] Traveling to Destin ... Need help



wishing you luck.  I don't need to state the obvious, but this is why I
check and recheck my diabetes supplies before I go out of town.  I guess
this is a good time to be a little OCD.

On Sat, Jun 13, 2015 at 10:35 AM, Leigh <
email @ redacted> wrote:

>  I called Destin walgreens pharmacy and spoke w them / they said no they
> will
> not take kaiser and will not make exceptions
>
> I will try of course
>
>  I have 17 units left on my pump ... Which should get me through to end of
> this
> evening w out food
>
>  We get there in about 2 hours / driving now ... I might ask about regular
> insulin someone mentioned ...
>
> Sent from my iPhone
>
>  > On Jun 13, 2015, at 12:30 PM, Susan Lane
> <email @ redacted> wrote:
> >
> > go to the pharmacy and tell them about the emergency situation.  Your
> > insurance will usually pay for the prescription in in an emergency
> > situation.  The pharmacist at CVS told me about this.  Not sure if this
> > will work with Kaiser, but it's worth a try.  Susan
> >
> > On Sat, Jun 13, 2015 at 9:43 AM, Leigh <
> > email @ redacted> wrote:
> >
> >> Traveling to Destin, Florida ... I grabbed the empty bottle of insulin
> >> instead
> >> of full ... I have Kaiser insurance so only was to get Rx is w walgreens
> >> and
> >> have to pay retail = 279 a bottle ... My co pay usually 40$
> >>
> >> If anyone in Destin area could I buy a bottle from you ? Or is there any
> >> advise
> >> ? I just don't have 279 to pay
> >>
> >> Sent from my iPhone
> >>
> >>>> On Jun 12, 2015, at 12:30 PM,
> >>> email @ redacted wrote:
> >>>
> >>> Me too!B  Chicken pox twice. When I was 5, and then at age 15. rapid
> >> onset
> >>> type 1 (after a few bouts of strep, at age 30.B  Immune systems are
> >> complex
> >>> mysteries.
> >>>
> >>> ----- Original Message -----
> >>>
> >>> From: "blackistone comcast net"
> >>> <email @ redacted>
> >>> To: "IP" <email @ redacted>
> >>> Sent: Friday, June 12, 2015 7:09:15 AM
> >>> Subject: [IP] chicken pox B & trial for 100 year old vaccine
> >>>
> >>> B I had chic pox as a child 2 times in 1974 and 75 then was diagnosed w
> >> type
> >> 1
> >>> ... I don't remember the exact month span but that is the basics ... I
> >> was 5
> >>> when diagnosed w type 1 .... in reading below this confirms my belief
> >> that
> >> the
> >>> chic pox kicked in my lovely disease I've had for over 40 years
> >>>
> >>> any thoughts ?
> >>> ~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
> >>>
> >>>
> >>>> This is a good explanation. B I think that many of us, however, link
> our
> >>>> diagnosis of diabetes with some sort of illness preceding it. B We
> will
> >>>> never know for sure because our autoimmune may not have been working
> >> for a
> >>>> long time and we did not know it.
> >>>>
> >>>> On Thu, Jun 11, 2015 at 6:12 PM, d-d <
> >>>> email @ redacted> wrote:
> >>>>
> >>>>> It's a bit more complicated than that. B Your strep throat was
> treated,
> >>>> but
> >>>>> there probably was a secondary infection, possibly a virus. B Your
> >> adrenal
> >>>>> glands responded by dumping stress hormones into your body, which
> >> raises
> >>>>> blood glucose...and the diminished number of functioning beta cells
> in
> >>>> your
> >>>>> pancreas couldn't deal with it. B There was an ongoing process of
> >>>>> T-lymphocytes killing off the insulin producing cells because
> something
> >>>>> about the islet cells made the T-cells think that they were foreign.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> When I was in school, I learned about "Leaky Gut Syndrome" in
> >> conjunction
> >>>>> with milk, and now the Wheat Belly doctor thinks that wheat and
> grains
> >>>>> cause certain susceptible individuals to have their intestinal walls
> >>>> become
> >>>>> abnormally porous. B That permits small protein-like particles to
> float
> >>>>> around in interstitial fluid. Eventually, they make their way to the
> >>>>> pancreas beta cells and attach to the cells. Whether it's wheat, milk
> >> or
> >>>>> strawberry jello or a combination, it doesn't matter. Something marks
> >>>> those
> >>>>> insulin producing cells for destruction.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> My mother was the first person in my family to get diabetes that we
> >> know
> >>>>> for sure had diabetes. B My grandmother said that an aunt died young
> >> under
> >>>>> strange circumstances, but she was a peasant in Czechoslovakia. B Was
> >> id
> >>>>> diabetes or cancer or something else? Nobody knows. B The prevailing
> >>>> theory
> >>>>> of T1 diabetes during the '50s and '60s was that a person inherited 2
> >>>> genes
> >>>>> for it, one from each parent. B All other people received only one
> >> gene,
> >>>> so
> >>>>> they got T2 diabetes. B Well, some guy in Italy debunked that theory
> in
> >>>> the
> >>>>> 1970s by proving that T1 is autoimmune. Mom was so worried that my
> sibs
> >>>> and
> >>>>> I would get diabetes, every time one of us hurled, she's be right
> there
> >>>>> with a jar to collect a urine sample for a Clinitest. But I was the
> >> only
> >>>>> one who every tested positive that way. B After Halloween in 1963, I
> >> had
> >>>> the
> >>>>> flu and a 4+ urine sugar. B By the time I got to a doctor, BG and
> urine
> >>>> was
> >>>>> back to normal. B My infection was over and done with, my adrenal
> >> glands
> >>>>> were no longer producing excess levels of stress hormones and life
> was
> >>>> good
> >>>>> - until 1966 by which time my T-cells had really done a number on my
> >>>>> pancreas. B But the destruction of my beta cells began a long time
> >> before
> >>>>> 1963 and continued on for years.
> >>>>>
> >>>>> Denise Br.
> >>>>>
> >>>>>
> >>>>> On 6/11/2015 3:58 PM,
> >>>>> email @ redacted wrote:
> >>>>>> For me, as best as I can tell, I had strep throat, got treated, and
> it
> >>>>> cleared
> >>>>>
> >>>>>> up. This was 4 weeks before the onset of type 1 symptoms. All I can
> >>>> think
> >>>>>> is
> >>>>>> that my immune system got turned oon - as well it should - for the
> >> strep
> >>>>>> infection, and forgot to turn off.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> ----- Original Message -----
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> From: email @ redacted
> >>>>>> To: email @ redacted
> >>>>>> Sent: Wednesday, June 10, 2015 7:54:07 PM
> >>>>>> Subject: Re: [IP] Re: FDA Approved trial for 100 year old vaccine
> use
> >> on
> >>>>>> B T1
> >>>>>> D!
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> B Thanks for posting the article link. B B B The article talks about
> >>>>>>> starting a 5-year clinical trial in people because when the vaccine
> >> is
> >>>>>>> given to mice, it apparently "eliminates the abnormal white blood
> >>>>>>> cells responsible for the autoimmune disease". B B B So . . . does
> >> this
> >>>>>>> mean the cause of T1D in humans has been unequivocally identified?
> B
> >>>>>> No, Dr. Faustman believes she has identified the specific T-cell
> that
> >>>>>> attacks the beta-cells in the pancreas and has figured out a way to
> >>>>>> eliminate them. The cause of the T-cell activation remains unknown
> as
> >>>>>> far as I know.
> >>>>>>
> >>>>>> Michael
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