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"I was dx at at the age of 40 as a type 2 I was not over weight and my HbA1c was 13 a…"

Tracy replied Apr 24, 2009 to

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"I work in a pharmacy and a big fan of clorox wipes and hand sanitizer! I am for sure…"

Tracy replied Sep 25, 2008 to Has diabetes turned you into a Germ-a-Phobe?

35 Nov 1, 2008
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113 Jul 16, 2009
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"I work in a pharmacy and see this quite often . The people who dont take shots dont…"

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10 Jul 5, 2008
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"This is a good question . I have learned that I am a much stronger person than I eve…"

Tracy replied May 15, 2008 to What have you learned about yourself, since being DX w/ diabetes? What has it taught you?

24 May 19, 2008
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"I use the minimed and can rarley get more than 8 days . after the first 3 days I do…"

Tracy replied Mar 15, 2008 to Day 7

5 Mar 15, 2008
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"I have had mine in for 8 days and the readings were not accurate so I changed it out…"

Tracy replied Mar 15, 2008 to Day 7

5 Mar 15, 2008
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"I have a hard time with the inserter and have since day one . It seems like it is to…"

Tracy replied Feb 29, 2008 to Inserting the sensor

8 Mar 2, 2008
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"I started insulin 2 weeks before Christmas and was pumping at Easter . He also menti…"

Tracy replied Feb 29, 2008 to how long did it take after diagnoses for you to "get pumping"

17 Mar 8, 2008
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"I have been to the Expo in Chicago a few times . Lots of info there and plan on a bi…"

Tracy replied Feb 27, 2008 to Atlanta ADA Expo: March 8th

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