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Ok - good idea, starting a discussion that is.

How about "Getting to know US!"

First question might be, "How long have you been pumping?"

Second question, "Where do you live? (state, country, whatever)"


My answers:

1 - 3 months

2 - New Hampshire

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Hi everyone,

I live in Stoughton, MA, I'm a T2 (diagnosed at age 38 at normal weight), was on oral meds for five years, have been on insulin for 23 years, and have been pumping for 12 years this Halloween- what a night to start on the pump, that was!


I was diagnosed in 1945, have pumped for 3 1/2 years, and live in the Catskill mountain region of south eastern New York.

I have been pumping just since feb 2010 and it is so much better that injections! I live in Sacramento, Ca.

I've just started in April 2012, so it's all very new to me still.

I live in Kansas City, MO.

I have been pumping for nine months and have an animus ping. I have lived in South Carolina all my life.


I've been pumping since 1/11. I was misdiagnosed as Type 2 at age 58, five years ago and realized I was Type 1 15 months later. I live in the mountains of northern california.

Hi Zoe,
We have similar dx's. I was 55 and it took awhile to be dx'd with LADA.
I live in the mountains of NH.
I have a blog - http://dmeanderings.wordpress.com/
Nice to meet you!

Hey Colleen - from the West Coast mountains to the East Coast ones! I always loved New England though it's been decades since I've been there!

3 years 2 months pumping, live in western South Dakota

I was diagnosed as a type 2 in the early 80's, although I was warned about the possibility of diabetes in 1971. I was re-diagnosed with LADA in 2009 and received my Animas Ping in August of 2011, and began pumping on 9/13/2011. Since being diagnosed, I have never felt better. I would be hard pressed to go back to shots.

I live in northwestern Minnesota.

Nice to meet you Brian!




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