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Andrea posted a status
"Hello Brigitte! Comment ça va? Ca va mieux, les yeux?"
Apr 14, 2014
Brigitte left a comment for Andrea
"bienvenue Andrea!!!!!!"
Apr 14, 2014
Andrea and Zoey Stevens are now friends
Jan 14, 2014
barend replied to Andrea's discussion 'Insulin to carb ratios in different European countries' in the group Diabetes in Europe
"There isn't a single European way to determine the insulin dose you require. In the Netherlands we use the carb ratio, i.e. 1u : x gr carbohydrates. Apparently, in some countries dfferent approaches are applied."
Nov 18, 2013
sunnywatt replied to Andrea's discussion 'Sensor seems accurate during the day but reading low at night' in the group Dexcom Users
"I have the older Seven model, and insurance. I've been changing every 7 days & noticed the same problem. Very annoying. i keep my Low Alert at 60 and put up with it, since I live alone & might wake up at 42 some nights without any alert…"
Nov 4, 2013
Scott A replied to Andrea's discussion 'Sensor seems accurate during the day but reading low at night' in the group Dexcom Users
"Sensor placement change might help...somewhere which you do not sleep on top of or somewhere with better blood flow. My dex consistently reads on average 17 points low, so one solution might be to enter in higher numbers when you test."
Nov 3, 2013
Andrea replied to Andrea's discussion 'Sensor seems accurate during the day but reading low at night' in the group Dexcom Users
"I have definitely been actively trying to stay off it during the night but cannot guarantee that I don't roll onto that side while sleeping. From the trends i've had, the decreased blood flow generally while sleeping seems to me more…"
Nov 3, 2013
Chad R replied to Andrea's discussion 'Sensor seems accurate during the day but reading low at night' in the group Dexcom Users
"I have had this issue too at night. For me it was caused by putting direct pressure on the sensor, so if you lay directly on the sensor, the readings will take a dip every time. I am not sure if this is caused by reduced blood flow or if the wire is…"
Nov 3, 2013

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At 8:05am on April 14, 2014, Brigitte said…

bienvenue Andrea!!!!!!

At 7:43am on August 26, 2012, Brigitte said…

thank you to add me as a friend! I wasn't in my town , I was in a very small village in Drôme, and in the mountains so it's a place where there is no 3 G for internet...!

At 2:33pm on July 13, 2012, Kristin said…

Are you still using the Cozmo? I have a minimed pump too (because my Cozmo is no longer under warranty), but I'm wearing my Cozmo as I type :-)

At 10:04am on November 6, 2011, Brigitte said…
It's nice that you answered to Justin! I'm also involved in my local AFD 69. AFD 75 is the biggest in France and here in Lyon it's a small one. I hope you're well.
At 8:13am on September 2, 2010, warrior said…
ca va avec la pompe ?
At 10:47am on March 11, 2009, tom said…
im a diabetic and im french, we-we
At 6:45pm on December 16, 2008, Sweeter Cherise said…
Hello and Welcome TuDiabetes! We are glad you joined us. You will find a lot of information, knowledge and support throughout the community. When you have a chance please check out the new member guide, it'll help you navigate around the community. Have fun and make yourself at home.

At 8:01pm on December 15, 2008, tracy said…
Andrea - welcome to TuDiabetes - it's great to have you join us!
At 1:38pm on December 15, 2008, Manny Hernandez said…
Hello Andrea!!!

So you are a Canadian that made Paris her home. Cool.

Welcome to the TuDiabetes family. Hope you find all the support and information you came looking for.
At 1:01pm on December 15, 2008, Kristin said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes Andrea! Glad to see that you already joined the Europe group!! I live in Budapest.

I used to be on the Cozmo pump as well, but I switched to the Minimed pump a couple months ago because the Cozmo is not available in Hungary! Is it available in France?

What sort of health promotion do you do?



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