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Video Games and BG

Started this discussion. Last reply by christy Jan 20, 2012. 5 Replies

I recently read an article in the ADA magazine that stated that the more video games you play, the higher blood sugar you will have. The researchers thought that mindless snacking was probably a…Continue


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"Andrew, Happy Birthday!!! Every year is a true blessing; I hope you have an amazing year and a perfect birthday."
Jun 4, 2014
Andrew replied to Manny Hernandez's discussion 'RIP Barbara @jrtpup: share your memories of Barbara'
"God bless you, Pup. You had an eye out for everybody, and we'll all miss you."
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Andrew replied to Alison's discussion 'Letting teachers know?' in the group College Students with Diabetes (and people who work in stressful careers)
"One of the few side effects of the spread of diabetes is that more and more people know about it and what it entails. For example, several of my professors understood more than I expected about me potentially needing to test/eat food/put numbers…"
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"Mine fell out about a month ago. It looked like one of the two tabs that hold the donut ring in snapped. Fortunately, Dexcom was very willing to replace it."
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"I'm not going to be able to see this live, but I'm looking forward to seeing the recorded video!"
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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
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Date diagnosed
January 5, 2009
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Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, CGM
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At 8:08pm on June 4, 2014, Linda G said…

From morning till night
May your SPECIAL DAY be bright

And nicer than ever before!

At 2:08am on June 4, 2014, rick (aka: #blankieboy) said…

Andrew, Happy Birthday!!! Every year is a true blessing; I hope you have an amazing year and a perfect birthday.

At 5:38am on June 4, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 4:23am on June 4, 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.
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!

At 2:41am on June 4, 2013, rick (aka: #blankieboy) said…

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

At 1:44am on June 4, 2013, brokenpole said…
Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.
At 12:17pm on January 29, 2013, Emily Coles said…

Hey Andrew,

How's your G4 working for you now? I didn't see your original question to me about it until now.. sorry! I hope it's working better for you!

At 4:10am on November 27, 2012, Linda G said…

You're a featured member....BRAVO ANDREW!!!!!

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At 4:38am on June 4, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

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




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