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marky357 replied to Andy Barnes's discussion 'What Part of the State' in the group Diabetes in Texas
"Baytown here, in between Houston & Beaumont. I probably visit Dallas the most cause i got family up there. Cowboys suck. I also make a couple trips down to Victoria too. Our state is awesome."
Sep 4, 2014
Ronda replied to Andy Barnes's discussion 'What Part of the State' in the group Diabetes in Texas
"I'm in Houston/Katy area."
Nov 14, 2013
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Rusty Plocheck replied to Andy Barnes's discussion 'What Part of the State' in the group Diabetes in Texas
"Abilene, Texas......home of 2 endocrinologist and 40,000 diabetics."
Jan 14, 2013
Toddy replied to Andy Barnes's discussion 'What Part of the State' in the group Diabetes in Texas
"I am in Houston."
Jan 14, 2013
htzam replied to Andy Barnes's discussion 'What Part of the State' in the group Diabetes in Texas
"Living in Flower Mound. Love Hill Country. Originally from NYC, then New Jersey, Maryland, now TX...Got here as fast as I could!"
Sep 20, 2011
twepat replied to Andy Barnes's discussion 'What Part of the State' in the group Diabetes in Texas
"Howdy fellow Texans ;) and everyone else!!! I'm about 15 miles south of Houston."
Sep 12, 2011
Mike replied to Andy Barnes's discussion 'What Part of the State' in the group Diabetes in Texas
"I live in East Fort Worth and work in South Dallas. My parents live in Whitney, TX. My dad and I hunt around the Snyder, TX area."
Sep 10, 2011

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Date diagnosed
December 20, 1971
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.5 10/11/08
Type of treatment/devices you use
What pump model do you use, if any?
MiniMed 722

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A1C wooos/results

Posted on October 11, 2008 at 6:17pm 4 Comments

On my way to the endo tomorrow think A1C will be up just like last time. I am having some highs over night and lows durning the work day. Last time was the first time I have had all of my blood work to come back normal. Hope it stays that way. Will find out tomorrow.

Saw the endo today A1C was 6.5. He is more concerned about the lows I am having in early morning time. fasting BG last Saturday for lab work was 39. Told the girl there I was low and she took me right in. did some basal rate… Continue

Pump Crached last night around 9:30

Posted on August 5, 2008 at 3:05pm 1 Comment

My MM 722 crashed last night about 9:30. MM told me to disconnect but though I would stay hooked up and test every hour to make sure I would not do a nose dive with my BGs. Did great last night. After being on the phone with Medtronic for about 10 min.s had a new pump on the way and rec.ed it about 8:45 this morning I am up and running and things could not be better.

A1C results

Posted on July 25, 2008 at 4:30pm 5 Comments

Went to my endo today. Got my Blood work back Must be doing something right A1C was 6.5 all that worring for nothing, guess just got to let that go and keep working to get my pump adjusted better. For the most part doing fine.

Blood test day

Posted on July 19, 2008 at 10:37am 1 Comment

Went for my blood test today fasting sugar was 46 this morning around 6 AM set basal at 10% and was 62 an hour later and stayed their until the blood draw at 8:30 ate Glucose tablets and was 142 an hour later what a swing.

A1C wooos

Posted on July 9, 2008 at 7:46pm 0 Comments

For the first time since I have been on the pump I am dreading my blood work seams that things arn't going as good as b/4 Dr. told me last trip to stop loosing weight and I added a little food and stoped walking every night now walking only about 2 to 3 days a week. having a few BG in the low 200s 3 to 4 times a week. Diabetes wooos.

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At 4:10am on March 28, 2011, Michael Benko said…
Hey Andy I am actually living in Italy right now, or I would love to walk. I am from mckinney area but don't live there anymore. Hope all is well.
At 8:42pm on June 26, 2010, Janny said…
finally getting aclimated to this site & noticed ur comment. do u also use a cgm?
At 4:07am on February 13, 2010, mary said…
Thanks Andy, I will check it out today. I'm ready to start monitoring and finding out just what I can and can't eat...Mary
At 6:49pm on December 21, 2009, Anngelia said…
Hi Andy,

Yes we will have our next meeting at Main Event in Grapevine on Jan 5th. You can see the details and address by going to We hope to see you there. Have a wonderful Christmas and a happy and safe new year!

At 4:12pm on November 16, 2009, Anngelia said…
I have another commitment that night but it looks like it might get cancelled. So it's still up in the air right now. If it does get cancelled I will be there. Only problem is, I dont cook so I dont know what to bring.
At 5:20pm on October 21, 2009, Anngelia said…
Andy, I have plans to be there tomorrow. Lynda will be speakig to my group in Jan. I have CGMS reps coming for Nov & Dec. Come and say hi tomorrow. I'm easy to find...I'll be the one in the elec scooter.
At 7:53pm on September 10, 2009, Kelli Buford said…
Thanks so much for the information. I will certainly be checking into that when I get over Strep Throat! Thanks!
At 6:57am on August 28, 2009, Jamie said…
I really like it a lot, I have been on the pump for a little over a year and everything is going well. There have been some things here and there that have happened, but nothing that couldn't be fixed quickly and nothing that the company wasn't helpful with and replaced at their cost. My blood sugars are like a normal persons with the pump because it's so easy to keep track of everything. I do have highs and lows but I think that will happen no matter what I do. It was a huge sock to all of us when I was diagnosed 2 years ago. No one in my family has Diabetes of any kind and defiantly not Type 1. So it has been not just a big adjustment for me but for my whole family. But I am fine with it and I just see it as one of those things that happens. At least it is not something worse that I can't take care of. How do you like your pump?
At 4:55pm on August 26, 2009, Jamie said…
No, it's where 80 and 14 cross.
At 4:18pm on August 26, 2009, Jamie said…
no, I live close in Hawkins



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