Ashley
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Help!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Ashley Jul 8, 2012. 10 Replies

Just found out I am pregnant (little over 4 weeks) and I need to know what to do first! ...appt with OB or perinatologist???Thanks!Continue

Dexcom sensor suppose to hurt like this???

Started this discussion. Last reply by jrtpup Nov 29, 2011. 5 Replies

I just started using Dexcom a couple weeks ago. I had been putting the sensors on my hips but tried it on my stomach yesterday. Insertion wasn't anything different but OUCH it has hurt so much ever…Continue

 

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Ashley replied to Hockey Mom's discussion 'Diabetes Doctors in San Antonio' in the group Type 1 in San Antonio
"Here is a link to their website and number http://www.dgdclinic.com/DGDC/Home.html"
Sep 29
Ashley replied to Hockey Mom's discussion 'Diabetes Doctors in San Antonio' in the group Type 1 in San Antonio
"Dr Sherwyn Schwartz is really great. His office is the best I have ever seen as far as being beyond efficient and extremely on top of things. I have since moved and considered flying back to SA to see him."
Sep 29
Linda G left a comment for Ashley
"♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫ Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer. New happiness that stays throughout the year... Hope your birthday brings all these and more. BEST WISHES…"
Jan 27
rick the "Blogabetic" left a comment for Ashley
"Ashley, 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."
Jan 27
busybee replied to Ashley's discussion 'mini-pill and blood sugar' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Oh, ok, well that changes everything. I'm so sorry, I thought you meant the regular pill. Completely different. :) Thank you so much for clarifying. I used to take a higher progesterone percentage pill before I had children and before I was…"
Jun 25, 2013
Ashley replied to Ashley's discussion 'mini-pill and blood sugar' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Thanks for the reply! I should have clarified...this pill is a low dose, progesterone only pill. It works only in conjuction with breastfeeding. He told me if I decided to stop breastfeeding then I would need to get back on regular birth control…"
Jun 25, 2013
busybee replied to Ashley's discussion 'mini-pill and blood sugar' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Hi Ashley, Congratulations on your baby! I hope it was a good labor, well, as much as is possible. I have two children and a third on the way. I don't take the pill anymore, it messed too much with my hormones and body, but I know many mothers…"
Jun 25, 2013
Ashley added a discussion to the group Oh! BABY!!!
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mini-pill and blood sugar

Hello! My baby was born 9 weeks ago...since then my blood sugar has been excellent if not on the low end. I would turn off my pump and typically still need to eat a snack when nursing. I have just recently started taking the mini-pill (birth control recommended by my OB). My blood sugar has been completely screwed up and terribly high now!?!?! I see that glucose intolerance is a side effect. Anyone have a similar experience?? I'm sure my hormones are still leveling out a bit but this was such…See More
Jun 25, 2013
Ashley replied to Amy M's discussion 'Insulin Pump/CGM During Pregnancy' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"I'm in the final weeks of my pregnancy (holy insulin usage!!!). I'm not sure this is totally recommended but what I've done is just rewind the pump, shoot 100u or so of insulin back into the reservoir using a syringe and restart it.…"
Mar 27, 2013
kphil06 replied to Ashley's discussion 'Did you use you pump when in labor??' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"exact quote from my MFM: "you will stay on your pump during the delivery. the hospital staff doesn't know what they are doing." Be firm in your decision. They can't treat you against your will. Have your MFM write a note to your…"
Feb 3, 2013
Lauren replied to Ashley's discussion 'Did you use you pump when in labor??' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"I used my pump and cgm for the entirety of my labor, delivery, and recovery. Blood sugars stayed between 85 and 155, and were around 100 pretty much the entire time. It is totally possible for you and your husband to do this! Fortunately I…"
Jan 28, 2013
Linda G left a comment for Ashley
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY ASHLEY!! Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hey, why don't you come join us in…"
Jan 27, 2013
Roop replied to Ashley's discussion 'Did you use you pump when in labor??' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Hi, I'm currently 32 weeks pregnant with my first munchkin, and just last week at my appt with my Endo/Diabetes Nurse/Nutritionist, they briefly introduced my options of staying on my pump during delivery or having the staff manage me through…"
Jan 22, 2013
Heidi98 replied to Ashley's discussion 'Did you use you pump when in labor??' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"I went off my pump when I went into labor,I was afraid I'd get too out of it to properly manage my diabetes. My OB nurses (during the 24 hours I was in labor) were fantastic though, they checked my blood sugars every hour & notified the…"
Jan 17, 2013
Ashley replied to Ashley's discussion 'Did you use you pump when in labor??' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Thank you all SO MUCH for the feedback and advice. I really appreciate it and it is a huge comfort to hear your experience with this. Thanks for replying!!!"
Jan 15, 2013
Heather replied to Ashley's discussion 'Did you use you pump when in labor??' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"I wasn't on the pump for my first child but did for my second. I was planning a vbac and was given the go ahead to use the pump during active labor by and with a advice from my endo. I ended up with a repeat c-section and still used the pump…"
Jan 15, 2013

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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?
post questions
Date diagnosed
November 26, 2007
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots, CGM

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At 4:42am on January 27, 2014, 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 ASHLEY!!
♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫

At 1:56am on January 27, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Ashley, 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 6:58am on January 27, 2013, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY ASHLEY!!
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
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 6:07am on January 27, 2012, brokenpole said…

Happy Birthday, Ashley!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.

At 3:25am on January 27, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 5:39pm on December 5, 2011, Donna H said…

Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community.

At 10:00pm on November 29, 2011, Doris D said…

WELCOME TO ONE OF THE GREATEST FAMILIES YOU WILL EVER MEET MY FRIEND!!!! WE'RE GLAD YOU JOINED US!!!!!!!!!! Please introduce yourself on our forum. Questions??? Just ask one of us or post it on our forum and you will get many answers there.

Here's a link to help our new member's get to know us better: http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes

At 2:01pm on November 29, 2011, SEAGATOR said…

Welcome to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. WELCOME!!!

At 1:38pm on November 29, 2011, Linda G said…

Welcome home Ashley.....
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, 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.
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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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Take care....and keep in touch!

At 11:52am on November 29, 2011, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family!! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn 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 even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

 
 
 

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