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Too young for a pump?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Chris Ott Dec 11, 2009. 15 Replies

 

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November 15, 2007
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Our son Aleksi was diagnosed with Type 1 Diabetes one month after his 4th birthday. Only then did I discover that Finland has the highest incidence of type 1 Diabetes in children in the world. We have a great routine at the moment involving Levemir and Novorapid injections(up to 6-7 a day) with only the occasional protest! We have a wonderful diabetic nurse and named Doctor , providing us with great care and support. The next challenge is the start of school in August, just another little hurdle along the way!
As of May 2010 Aleksi started on th Minimed Paradigm Veo pump - so far so good!

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At 5:48am on December 5, 2013, rick phillips said…

Amanda, 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 4:01am on December 5, 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 AMANDA!!
(You've been away from Tu.diabetes for quite some while, haven't you?
Is everything alright....can we help??)
♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥

At 4:22am on December 5, 2012, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY AMANDA!!!
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
(You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is OK)
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 4:47am on December 5, 2011, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 4:25am on December 5, 2011, Linda G said…

Hello...How Do You Do, and....HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Amanda....
Best Wishes NOW....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?

At 12:00pm on December 5, 2010, Linda G said…
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 8:00am on December 5, 2010, Doris D said…
At 1:06pm on December 10, 2009, Kristin said…
Hello Amanda! We have a group for parents of kids with type 1. You will find many parents of kids on pumps there. I know that we have members with infants who are on the pump and I'm sure they would be happy to tell you about their experiences.

On another note, I am American, but my ancestors were Finnish. When I was diagnosed with diabetes, they asked me specifically if I had Finnish ancestors. I guess that they really find a higher number of type 1 diabetics in Finland compared to other countries. I wonder why this is?
At 5:18am on November 14, 2009, Marie B said…
Happy World Diabetes Day to you and Alexsi! We are celebrating our community here today!
At 1:37pm on July 14, 2009, Kristin said…
Welcome Amanda! Great blood sugar reading! Hope that you will participate in many more of our discussions!!
 
 
 

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