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rick the "Blogabetic" left a comment for 2Dogs
"2Dogs Happy Birthday !!!!!!! I hope your day and coming year are overflowing with happiness and goodwill."
Apr 30
Linda G left a comment for 2Dogs
"♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫ From morning till night May your BIRTHDAY be bright And nicer than ever before! BEST WISHES 2Dogs!! (You haven't been commenting in a while...I hope everything is…"
Apr 30
Linda G left a comment for 2Dogs
"Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer. New happiness that stays throughout the year... Hope your birthday brings all these and more. BEST WISHES…"
Apr 30, 2013
brokenpole left a comment for 2Dogs
"Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day."
Apr 30, 2013
rick the "Blogabetic" left a comment for 2Dogs
"2Dog, Happy Birthday !! Here is hoping your day is full of joy and happiness."
Apr 30, 2013
2Dogs replied to meh_mtl's discussion 'what am I doing wrong?' in the group OmniPod Users
"It could be some lotion you've been using. Do you tan? I personally never use alcohol wipes because they dry out my skin. Why don't you try a Tagaderm. Place that on first, then the Pod. The Tagaderm adheres great. like saran wrap, with no…"
Jan 14, 2013
2Dogs replied to Dawn's discussion 'allergic reaction' in the group OmniPod Users
"I have no experience with the IV3000 but I did a google image search and the material appears the same. You may need to cut it down to size so it's approx 1/4 to 1/2" larger then the pod white cloth/bandage. Place it on first, then the pod…"
Jan 11, 2013
2Dogs replied to Dawn's discussion 'allergic reaction' in the group OmniPod Users
"try using a Tegaderm. You place it on the skin first, then place the pod over it. I used to have same problem with the rashes and itchiness, but none since using the Tegaderm. It's appearance is very much like the thin, clear protective sheet…"
Jan 11, 2013
2Dogs replied to CS's discussion 'The story of the Zombie Podcolalypse' in the group OmniPod Users
"Actually it is the hammer that does the trick the best. I've tried the paper clip to no avail, the freezer only works while in the freezer and until it defrosts after you take it out....I simply take the hammer in the junk drawer, go outside…"
Dec 20, 2012
2Dogs replied to Benjamin McLaughlin's discussion 'Stuff getting INSIDE Dexcom receiver?' in the group Dexcom Users
"Try Nair"
Dec 13, 2012
2Dogs replied to tebbemae's discussion 'Omnipod IOB Calculations' in the group OmniPod Users
"I've never heard of bolusing to pump out air bubbles. There shouldn't be any air bubbles. Were you advised to do that, or did you come up with it on your own?"
Nov 16, 2012
2Dogs replied to barbraann's discussion 'Has anyone had to actually show their pod at airport security?' in the group OmniPod Users
"I always wear my pods on the top of my thighs. Three separate flights I had to be pulled out because of the "anomaly" as they call it when you go through the visual scanner. It's a real P.I.T.A. if you know what I mean. Takes a lot of…"
Oct 23, 2012
2Dogs replied to KML's discussion 'Insulin' in the group Dexcom Users
"Andy, I'm curious what you mean by "when your sugar is dead level". And when it alarms you to calibrate 2x a day, do you just ignore the alarm for the 2nd calibration, or do you disable the alarm?"
Sep 4, 2012
2Dogs replied to annecy's discussion 'CIRCUITRY problem?' in the group OmniPod Users
"yes it is self priming, but prior to placement. The canula I don't think is primed because it is not inserted until after. I believe some sort of needle pushes it into your skin, then retracts. Something I've wondered is when you see…"
Sep 1, 2012
2Dogs replied to annecy's discussion 'CIRCUITRY problem?' in the group OmniPod Users
"I always wondered that it had more to do with the priming. I'm assuming that there is always some insulin in the canula, except in the beginning with a pod change because the insulin has yet to pass through the new canula. So when you give…"
Sep 1, 2012
2Dogs replied to Jeff's discussion 'Bad Experience ... Any others??' in the group Dexcom Users
"You didn't mention when you last calibrated your Dexcom. I know most of us at one time or another have bolused from a Dexcom reading alone, but it is not something you should do regularly. How close was the Dexcom sensor to your infusion set?"
Sep 1, 2012

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How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
advice
Date diagnosed
August 30, 1985
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
7.6
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
OmniPod
Tell us more about you (optional)
I was part of the DCCT study (standard group) back in the late 80's that eventually proved that "intensive insulin therapy" i.e. pump or multiple injections was the way to go for better health and control. After the study was complete a follow up study was started to monitor the health of those in the study for the rest of their lives. I am in the Northwestern University arm of the EDIC study

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At 6:42am on April 30, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

2Dogs Happy Birthday !!!!!!! I hope your day and coming year are overflowing with happiness and goodwill.

At 4:04am on April 30, 2014, Linda G said…

♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫
From morning till night
May your BIRTHDAY be bright

And nicer than ever before!
BEST WISHES 2Dogs!!
(You haven't been commenting in a while...I hope everything is OK)
♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫

At 2:26pm on April 30, 2013, Linda G said…

Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES 2DOGS!!
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Hey, why don't you come join us in the TuD chat room?
You'll see us at the bottom of the home page.
We have a great time getting to know each other, sharing info and lots of laughs :)
It's on every day!
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At 12:57pm on April 30, 2013, brokenpole said…

Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

At 4:58am on April 30, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,2Dogs. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 4:33am on April 30, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

2Dog, Happy Birthday !! Here is hoping your day is full of joy and happiness.

At 2:53pm on April 30, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you 2Dogs...
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)

At 5:50am on April 30, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,2Dogs. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 12:01am on April 30, 2012, brokenpole said…

Happy Birthday, 2Dogs!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

At 5:49am on April 30, 2011, Doris D said…
 
 
 

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