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  • Ames, IA
  • United States
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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
Friends, guids, help, know other diabetes
Date diagnosed
June 11, 1983
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
8.4, 8.9 (May 09), 9 (Oct 09), 9.4 (Jan 10), 8.3 (Apr 10), 8.0 (Aug 10), 7.8 (Nov 10),...,8.8 (Aug 11)..., 7.9 (Sep 12), 8.1(Jan 13), 7.4 (May 13), 7.4 (Sep 13)
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, CGM
What pump model do you use, if any?
Deltec Cozmo vet, now am on Minimed and I hate it
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Ahmad replied to Emily Coles's discussion 'Want to join the migration helper team?'
"I will be happy to help, do you know what platform or Content Management System (CMS) will the new site be running on? I work in an internet production company where I provide support as a project manager and perform quality assurance testing. Let…"
Apr 3
Ahmad replied to Meg Clark's discussion 'Apidra and Animas Vibe occlusions?' in the group Apidra Users
"I have used Apidra in the past and now I am on Novolog. I do not believe it is an Insulin issue, it seems to me that you need to adjust your correction bolus, lower the amount of insulin compared to the BG reading. Also, another factor is the…"
Mar 25
Ahmad replied to Krztina's discussion 'Do you get your transmitter (the part that goes on the body) every 6 months or wait till it runs out?' in the group Dexcom Users
"My understanding of the transmitter battery, it starts losing juice once it is unpacked/ removed from it is housing. As for shelf life, Dexcom warranty runs from the date of purchase for six months, no matter if you use it or not. My guess it is…"
Jun 27, 2014
Ahmad replied to melsk's discussion 'Pump Supplies Where to get them.' in the group Pumping Our Insulin
"I have Medtronic as well, but I get my from a third party provider names supplies from Diabetes Supply Center of the Midlands: http://www.diabetes-supply.com/ Not sure if it will make a difference, but try contacting them? I believe it all goes back…"
Jun 16, 2014

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At 7:15am on March 10, 2014, Linda G said…

Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
(You haven't been commenting in a while...I hope everything is OK)

At 1:40am on March 10, 2014, rick (aka: #blankieboy) said…

Ahmad, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends.

At 1:38am on March 10, 2014, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday, Ahmad. I wish for you a most wonderful day and many,many more. ENJOY!!!

At 6:42am on March 10, 2013, Linda G said…

Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
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 right now!

At 4:44am on March 10, 2013, brokenpole said…

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




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