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BadShoe replied to BadShoe's discussion 'US Trial of Abbott Libre on'
"Super fair. Narrow courts make it all the more important to get the word out for find that narrow group and to share the cautionary tail to spare disappointment."
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Dave replied to BadShoe's discussion 'US Trial of Abbott Libre on'
"Oh, I'm thrilled about it too! Just wanted to get out the cautionary information about the narrow scope of cohort to save others here from the disappointment I had. I'm sure there are good, defend-able reasons for the limitations, so…"
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"Dave & Terry I am excited to see trials. I think it is a very interesting device and Abbott's sensing technology was very good when they were in the CGM market. Here is hoping this is as good or better, viable as a product at volume and…"
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"I was surprised at limiting the trial to T2s and also blinding the BG measurements from all except the researchers. I am encouraged that this is only a two week trial. I'm hoping that means a short duration until positive conclusions may be…"
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"Cool... bad news is, if you use fast-acting insulin as a treatment, you are excluded. Also, only for T2s. Also, if you are treating your T2 diabetes with anything other than metformin and/or long-acting analogs, your excluded. Perhaps this would be…"
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US Trials of the Abbott Libre system are recruiting participants at locations in: California, Michigan, Missouri, North Carolina & Texas. If you are interested in participating in trials and new ways of measuring glucose please learn more on consider the trial.  DHF's Diabetes Advocates has a post linking the Trial…See More
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Declaration of Independence

Posted on November 25, 2007 at 3:37pm 0 Comments

D son turns 14 at the end of November. With that in mind I offer the
following, with apologies to Messrs Jefferson, Adams and Franklin for
mutilating their original work:

ADA's guy said what?

Posted on November 8, 2007 at 3:30am 0 Comments

If you have missed it ADA's Richard Kahn made comments taht are not being well received. You can see Diabetes Mine or my two cents at Your Diabetes May Vary both have links to the text of his comments.

Read them yourself and if you are so inclined grab a pitch fork and join the angry mob.

Diabetes "coach" may help diabetic teenagers

Posted on November 4, 2007 at 5:45am 0 Comments

NEW YORK (Reuters Health) - A "personal trainer" can enhance an adolescence's motivation and capability of managing diabetes, according to a randomized trial sponsored by the National Institutes of Health...

The facilitators were called "personal trainers" to "emphasize… Continue

Forgive Me Disney for I Have Sinned.

Posted on November 3, 2007 at 6:48am 1 Comment

Taken for our blog - Your Diabetes May Vary

... I let my teenager loose with his GAP.

Let me explain;

The last day of the Children With Diabetes’ Friends For Life conference is go play in the park day.

Prior to that Disney lined up…


Blog by any other name

Posted on November 2, 2007 at 3:13pm 0 Comments

Hi campers I blog about our diabetes experience at - Your Diabetes May Vary

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At 6:53am on September 25, 2012, Laura K, Sanofi US Diabetes said…

Hey Bennet - Thanks again for sharing your theme park tips with us on Discuss Diabetes! The article turned out great!


Laura K.

At 4:49pm on March 9, 2012, Linda G said…

Bravo on being a featured member!

At 2:26pm on May 3, 2009, Manny Hernandez said…
Congrats on being chosen by the community as one of the top 8 entries for Simple Steps for Health 2009. I just sent you a private message via TuDiabetes. Please make sure to reply to it within the next day or two.
At 8:55pm on July 7, 2008, Lindsey F said…
And your comment meant????
At 11:19am on July 3, 2008, Stacey said…
Thank you so much for all the info for dealing the DLife@Disney!
I came across you blog a while ago and stashed it in my favs for future reference as I'm currently only dreaming about when the time will come that I can make it down there : )
At 6:24pm on November 25, 2007, Brian said…
How's it going?! The plane in this pic is a T-1A - the USAF's version of the Beech 400. Use it to train the pilots of "heavies" (tankers/cargo). Other one is the U-2. AWESOME. You need to keep in touch with your pilot buddies and keep flying! :)
At 5:54am on November 20, 2007, Penny R. said…

Just wanted to give you a (late) welcome to the parents of kids with type 1 group.

My son, Riley, was diagnosed when he was 3. He is 5 now.
At 6:29am on November 8, 2007, AbbyDabbyDoo said…
Love the photo!
At 7:58pm on November 7, 2007, Charles Gates said…
You're a wild and crazy guy! I love your posts on the CWD forum. I'm trying out the TuD site because many of the CWD members are talking about it.

I see you've given in too LOL!
At 9:07am on November 7, 2007, Alison said…
Great picture BadShoe, your son has the best smile! I'm a little late on the welcome wagon but welcome to TuDiabetes anyway. I hope you enjoy the community here! :0)



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