Seattle Type 1 Diabetes


Seattle Type 1 Diabetes

If you live in the Seattle area, this forum is for you to talk to locals living with type 1 diabetes. Exchange ideas, tips. What works for you or does not.

Location: Kirkland, WA
Members: 49
Latest Activity: Dec 9

Diabetes Forum

Need an endo!!

Started by T1Teen. Last reply by Carole Apr 24, 2013. 3 Replies

In our Lovely weather (sarcasm) how do you stay active?

Started by The Diabetic Chef. Last reply by T1Teen Apr 23, 2013. 4 Replies

New to Seattle :)

Started by Amy. Last reply by etta amy Mar 11, 2013. 4 Replies

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Comment by Kj on December 9, 2014 at 4:53pm

We have a type one group (mostly parents of children with type 1) that meets in Stanwood every 1st Friday of the month at Ixtapa Mexican Restaurant in Stanwood. Come and join us.

Comment by Amy on April 18, 2013 at 11:41pm

I'm always around! Well, either at work at WFM Interbay or at home in the U-District. I don't really know anyone, either, so really, I'm ALWAYS around :P

Comment by hallie_c on April 18, 2013 at 10:47pm

Hi everyone! I'd love to meet some other Seattle Type 1's, maybe get coffee and chat about life. I'm on lantus and novolog pens. Also I have hypothyroidism. I'm very into being active and I work as a personal trainer (so also if you're looking for a trainer who understands diabetes and exercise definitely message me.)Feel free to message me!

Comment by etta amy on November 11, 2012 at 12:57pm

I am looking forward to the upgrade to the new Dexcom CGM and I'm anxious to start using it as soon as it arrives later this month. I have a bunch of sensors from the prior version. Is there anyone who could use these? I would seek a reasonable "donation."

If you are interested, please message me.

Loretta (downtown Seattle)

Comment by Emily on November 6, 2012 at 9:06am

There will be 12 buildings in the Seattle area lighting blue for World Diabetes Day on November 14th!

Comment by Amy on August 5, 2012 at 10:06pm
Hey all! I'm not a "Seattle Diabetic" yet, but I am planning on moving to Seattle in December. Specifically, I would love advice on endos or GPs (or anything really) as I have to start new once I move. :)
Comment by etta amy on August 19, 2011 at 2:57pm
The test strips have found a home with Danielle.
Comment by Danielle on August 19, 2011 at 1:10pm
If you still have them I could use them for sure! My mom works in downtown Seattle maybe she can meet you at her lunch oneof the days this week.

You can email me at!

Comment by etta amy on August 19, 2011 at 1:07pm
I recently started using a different bG meter and now have four boxes of Accu-Chek Aviva strips that I'd be happy to give away to someone who uses them. I live in downtown Seattle. Let me know if you can use them.
Comment by Randy on July 1, 2011 at 10:41am
Anybody else in the north end / Bothell area. Have yet to meet another T1 in person. Would love to compare notes and ideas.

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