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Hypo Attacks

Started this discussion. Last reply by Daisy Mae Nov 1, 2012. 19 Replies

Hey Everyone,I just wrote a very descriptive discussion and lost it somehow, arrrrrrgh!!!! Anyways, I have been a T1 for 24 years and I have dealt with a lot of hypo attacks, however in the last 18…Continue

Has anyone had to use pitocin to induce labour?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Will Jul 1, 2010. 9 Replies

Hi there, I am just over 33 weeks pregnant and was advised by my Obgyn that if I don't deliver naturally by August 1st, I will be induced with Pitocin.  I have spoken to a couple non-diabetics, who…Continue

Can anybody help me??? Glucose in urine...

Started this discussion. Last reply by Amanda Elliott Jun 11, 2010. 8 Replies

Hello All, Well after some long research online and talking with my endo, I still don't have the answer I am looking for.  I am just over 30 weeks pregnant, and so far all is well.  My blood pressure…Continue

Type 1 diabetes and vitiligo

Started this discussion. Last reply by Tania Jan 23. 21 Replies

Hello, I am curious to find out if any of you have vitiligo.  I have had it for years, and luckily for me, I am very pale skinned so it is not as noticable.  It is something that always has affected…Continue

Tags: autoimmune, skin, vitiligo

 

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Tania replied to Amanda Elliott's discussion 'Type 1 diabetes and vitiligo'
"Thanks for replying Amanda. I can definitely relate to your issue with it around your eyes as I have it like a ring around my mouth. Its hideous, although people say the can't notice it. The patches on my neck are very noticeable but my hair is…"
Jan 23
Christine replied to Amanda Elliott's discussion 'Type 1 diabetes and vitiligo'
"I have a few teeny-tiny (as in, pencil-point/eraser sized) vitiligo spots. They are so small that they're hardly noticeable. I also have Addison's disease, so I don't know it they are related to diabetes, Addison's, pernicious…"
Jan 23
Amanda Elliott replied to Amanda Elliott's discussion 'Type 1 diabetes and vitiligo'
"Hi Tania, Sorry for my delay in responding, I just gave birth to my second daughter three weeks ago so things have been a little hectic....my vitiligo has not gotten any worse, in fact the first time I was pregnant (in 2010) it started to disappear…"
Jan 23
Lilli D replied to Amanda Elliott's discussion 'Type 1 diabetes and vitiligo'
"Yep I do, not too bad though and I'm very fair skinned, but it is another autoimmune issue."
Jan 16
Tania replied to Amanda Elliott's discussion 'Type 1 diabetes and vitiligo'
"What side effects are you worried about? Is it the skin thinning?"
Jan 15
chelsea replied to Amanda Elliott's discussion 'Type 1 diabetes and vitiligo'
Jan 15
chelsea replied to Amanda Elliott's discussion 'Type 1 diabetes and vitiligo'
Jan 15
Tania replied to Amanda Elliott's discussion 'Type 1 diabetes and vitiligo'
"Hi Amanda, I realise it's been a few years since your post but I'm interested to see how you are going. I have just been diagnosed with vitiligo and have had Type 1 since late 2006. I'm wondering if you have tried any treatments and…"
Jan 15
Amanda Elliott replied to ladybell89's discussion '20 week scan shows restricted placenta blood flow' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Hi, long time no talk....glad to hear about your healthy little boy :) I have never heard of restrcited blood flow in the placenta, but I was told that if I didn't go into labor naturally by 38 weeks at the latest, they would induce me, as…"
Sep 19, 2013
Amanda Elliott replied to Joanna Meley's discussion 'Folic Acid' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Hi Joanna, sorry for the late reply, just came on here now....this is my second pregnancy and for my first, I was put on 5mg of folic acid (prescription from my Dr.)...I was taking it for a few months while I was regulating my blood sugars before…"
Sep 19, 2013
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May 15, 2013
Amanda Elliott replied to ladybell89's discussion '100% increase of basal rate at 4 weeks?!' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Hi! I tried to send you a private message but I guess we have to be friends in order to message eachother. I have requested you as a friend so once you receive it I will try contacting you again :)"
May 15, 2013
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Apr 30, 2013
shoshana27 left a comment for Amanda Elliott
"hi amanda here at tudiabetes we all understand each other so welcome & keep smiling"
Apr 5, 2013
Jen commented on Amanda Elliott's blog post 'Hello out there! Looking for a T1 friend...'
"I'm in New West! There are some Type 1 support groups around Vancouver, which I've attended a few times, but I find support groups don't really fit with me. I find them a bit artificial. I'd rather just do coffee with people! I…"
Apr 5, 2013

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
me
The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
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I am hoping to get support and talk with others who can relate to what I go through on a day to day basis
Date diagnosed
August 18, 1989
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7.4
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Pump, Diet and Exercise
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Minimed Veo

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Hello out there! Looking for a T1 friend...

Posted on April 4, 2013 at 11:21am 4 Comments

Hi Ladies,

This is going to sound like an odd question, but is there anyone out there that lives in the lower mainland of BC (New west, Burnaby, Coquitlam, Vancouver, Surrey)with type 1 diabetes that would like to get in contact with me? I am a 32 year old married woman who has had type 1 for almost 24 years and I have never known of another T1 before. I was at the hospital for a routine check-up the other day and started talking to another girl about my age who also had type 1. Even…

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At 2:08pm on April 5, 2013, shoshana27 said…

hi amanda here at tudiabetes we all understand each other so welcome & keep smiling

At 4:12am on October 19, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Amanda....
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
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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 right now!
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At 2:34am on October 19, 2012, brokenpole said…

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

At 3:58am on October 19, 2011, Linda G said…
Greetings, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY Amanda. Your baby girl is ADORABLE!!!
Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going ♥ Do you have any questions or comments?
At 2:51am on October 19, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Happy,Happy Birthday,Amanda. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!
At 1:38am on October 19, 2011, brokenpole said…
Happy Birthday, Amanda!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.
At 7:08pm on October 19, 2010, Linda G said…
What an absolutely GORGEOUS baby!!! CONGRATULATIONS!!!!
Greetings Amanda!! Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?

At 1:06pm on October 19, 2010, Doris D said…
At 10:56am on October 19, 2010, Robyn said…
Happy Birthday!
At 7:45am on October 19, 2010, nel said…
Happy Birthday from the Shuswap ...first time BD as a Mommy :)
 
 
 

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