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50 Year Joslin Award 9 year slate

Started this discussion. Last reply by DaveH Feb 11. 14 Replies

Just wanted to let everybody know that I was just received the Joslin 50 Year Medal.No major complications. fingers crossed.I was actually eligible for it 9 years ago. Proof for me was easy as I had…Continue

Google Contact Lens BG Meter

Started this discussion. Last reply by meee Jan 31. 3 Replies

http://tinyurl.com/m29d5j6People have tried to measure BG from your eye before. I'll wait and see.Andy T1 59 yearsContinue

 

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Andy replied to Cocheze's discussion 'What Will Closed Loop Be?' in the group OmniPod Users
"Being an engineer with lots of control system experience and a T1 for 59 years, I've been thinking about this for many years. There are definately issues to overcome. One is the accuracy of CGM systems. Another is the lag between true BG and…"
Mar 29
Andy replied to mgnldwsk's discussion 'Hair Loss?'
"Stress maybe. Genetics Yes, Diabetes probably not. T1 59 Years and have more hair than my non diabetic Dad did at my age. Andy"
Mar 1
Andy replied to Saren's discussion 'New user impressions and questions' in the group OmniPod Users
"All this is good advice. I think I see one problem with what you said. It's not the filling of the POD that mates it with the PDM but rather that occurs during the Priming Cycle. I regularly fill PODS before deactivating the old one with no…"
Mar 1
Andy replied to kellermann2000's discussion 'Standing on the edge... help me make the jump!!' in the group OmniPod Users
"Good Luck. I've been T1 for 59 years, 9 on Minimed and the first person to get an OmniPod. It's literally the first time I basically feel nondiabetic. Andy"
Feb 16
Andy replied to Spock's discussion 'High Readings after non-strenuous exercise.....'
"I think 80 to 100 is too low to start exercising, I tend to try and get mine above 150 and also eat some slow acting carbs. I think what you are seeing is the rebound from a low. When I rowed crew (way before BG meters). I always ate a candy bar…"
Feb 16
Andy replied to Richard157's discussion 'Joslin Type 1 Study'
"I sent in my info to participate in the Medalist Study. From what I understand it involves a trip to Boston. Since all 3 of m kids live in Boston it should be fun. Andy"
Feb 16
Andy replied to SherryAnn's discussion 'Updates on Medicare Coverage of OmniPod?' in the group OmniPod Users
"I contacted Rosa Delauro a CT Congress Woman and she turned out to be useless. She contacted Medicare and forwarded me the turn down letter. She gave me a story as how she understands since she had had cancer. I've tried for over 2 years to…"
Feb 11
DaveH replied to Andy's discussion '50 Year Joslin Award 9 year slate'
"Congrats, Andy. My award and medal hang proudly on my wall. Maybe yours will too! May I suggest that, if you haven't, you consider attending the next Medalist get-together. There was one this past June (2013) so I think the next one will be in…"
Feb 11
Truffle replied to Andy's discussion '50 Year Joslin Award 9 year slate'
"More Kudos Andy! A wonderful achievement, and you have every right to be so very proud to have reached this milestone. Cherie"
Feb 10
still_young_at_heart replied to Andy's discussion '50 Year Joslin Award 9 year slate'
"Congratulations but I have a hunch the next 25 years won't go by all that slowly unless making time sluggish is a complication that no one tells us about."
Feb 10
Lilli D liked Andy's discussion 50 Year Joslin Award 9 year slate
Feb 10
swisschocolate replied to Andy's discussion '50 Year Joslin Award 9 year slate'
"Congrats Andy! you did a great job, all of us do!"
Feb 10
mcfc1987 replied to Andy's discussion '50 Year Joslin Award 9 year slate'
"I am legitimately jealous! One of the first things I thought when I was diagnosed was, "Now I can get to work on getting one of those awards my T1 dad keeps going on about...""
Feb 10
FionaT1 replied to Andy's discussion '50 Year Joslin Award 9 year slate'
"Thanks for the info :)"
Feb 10
Andy replied to Momma B's discussion 'Neuropathy in my feet'
"My understanding is that neuropathy does not reverse. But that control can help stop it's progress. After saying that.i have fairly numb feet and a nerve conduction (felt like I wad was being electrocuted) showed significant in my hands also. I…"
Feb 10
Richard157 replied to Andy's discussion '50 Year Joslin Award 9 year slate'
"Congrats, Andy! Are you going to participate in the Medalist Study? I am anxious to receive the 75 year medal in the year 2020. I am starting a new discussion today showing an interview of the head of that study, Dr. George King."
Feb 9

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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
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
knowledge help others
Date diagnosed
July 1, 1955
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.9
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
Omniod

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At 2:39pm on July 23, 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 ANDY!!
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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 every day!
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At 6:21am on July 23, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

HAPPY< HAPPY BIRTHDAY, Andy. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 12:44am on July 23, 2013, rick phillips said…

Andy happy birthday!! Here is hoping your day is full of joy and happiness.

At 1:03am on February 4, 2013, brokenpole said…
Welcome to the family!! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of what you will learn is that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and vent to, if needed.
At 6:52pm on February 3, 2013, Stemwinder (Gary) said…

Welcome Andy, There is so much information here at TuDiabetes. There are groups for people with like circumstances or interest. Blog posts where members convey their thoughts and experiences. And there are the forums where we come together for discussions. I’m so glad you are here.

Please feel at home, you are with friends

At 6:13pm on February 3, 2013, Donna H said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes! Checkout some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community.
At 5:08pm on February 3, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

WELCOME to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. Please read the BLOGS the FORUMS and check out the many GROUPS for much valuable advice and information. WELCOME!!!

At 3:19pm on February 3, 2013, Doris D said…

WELCOME TO ONE OF THE GREATEST DIABETES SITES ON THE WEB!!!!!! Great to have u here with us!!! Please join us in our live chat anytime also check out out groups, forum and blogs. Join any groups u want!!!!

At 2:54pm on February 3, 2013, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home Andy!!
This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends.
Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups". Once in,
click on "all groups". You can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the
space provided.
Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
The resource boxes at the top of the home "Home" page, and
"About us" at the very bottom of your page and every page (the footer), offer you more information still.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for.
Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
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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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Take care....and keep in touch!

 
 
 

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