Barbara Schmitt
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  • Los Alamos, NM
  • United States
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Linda G left a comment for Barbara Schmitt
"Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer. New happiness that stays throughout the year... Hope your birthday brings all these and more. BEST WISHES BARBARA!! (You've been away from Tu.diabetes for quite some while, haven't you? Is everything…"
Nov 3, 2013
rick the "Blogabetic" left a comment for Barbara Schmitt
"Barbara, 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."
Nov 3, 2013
Linda G left a comment for Barbara Schmitt
"Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Barbara.... Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! (You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is OK) Have a GREAT "ME" DAY…"
Nov 3, 2012
Linda G left a comment for Barbara Schmitt
"Greetings, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY Barbara.... Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days! How's it all going? You haven't been on in a while, and I wondered if all was well ♥ Do you have any questions or comments?"
Nov 3, 2011
Linda G left a comment for Barbara Schmitt
"Greetings Barbara.... Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days! How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments? "
Nov 3, 2010
Cody Turner and Barbara Schmitt are now friends
Jun 16, 2010
Linda G left a comment for Barbara Schmitt
"You're welcome Barbara!"
Nov 3, 2009
Barbara Schmitt left a comment for Linda G
"Thanks a lot for the birthday wish!"
Nov 3, 2009
Linda G left a comment for Barbara Schmitt
" Best Wishes on your Special Day!"
Nov 3, 2009
Linda G left a comment for Barbara Schmitt
" Welcome Home Barbara!"
Nov 3, 2009
Lou left a comment for Barbara Schmitt
"Hi Barbara, welcome to the community Lou x"
Oct 30, 2009
Cody Turner left a comment for Barbara Schmitt
"Just put the sensor in but don't hook anything up to it. Then in the morning hook up the big white piece (can't remember what it is called), then go to your pump and put start new sensor. By then it should be wet enough to calibrate…"
Oct 30, 2009
Barbara Schmitt replied to Brunetta's discussion 'Newbie but liking it, so far' in the group Continuous Glucose Monitor Users
"After a few weeks how is it going? I have just started and didn't like my first experience----widely varied numbers between the sensor and my BG meter, resulting in low alarms when I wasn't low. And a sensor reading of 96 when my BG was…"
Oct 30, 2009
Barbara Schmitt left a comment for Cody Turner
"Cody, I just ready your profile and it appears you're on the same pump and CGM system that I am--Medtronic. Since I'm new I don't know how to deal with leaving it in overnight and then starting it up."
Oct 30, 2009
Manny Hernandez commented on Barbara Schmitt's blog post 'Continuous Glucose Sensors'
"Hello Barbara, I highly recommend you join this group: http://tudiabetes.com/group/cgmusers, where you can read perspectives about all brands of CGM devices. I can only offer my opinion on the Dexcom 7+: I love it. The values shown get closer to…"
Oct 30, 2009
Cody Turner commented on Barbara Schmitt's blog post 'Continuous Glucose Sensors'
"I put one in before I go to bed and let it "soak" all night and then when i wake up I will start the new sensor, the more fluid on it the better off you are."
Oct 30, 2009

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How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
Some useful feedback, especially regarding continuous glucose sensors
Date diagnosed
October 10, 1989
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
7.2
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
Medtronic

Barbara Schmitt's Blog

Continuous Glucose Sensors

Posted on October 29, 2009 at 3:11pm 2 Comments

Hi, I'm new to the site and am most interested in hearing from people who have tried continuous glucose sensors with their pumps, especially the Medtronic brand. I just got my first kit and sensors and the very first one I used was not a good experience. I believe I understand all the basics and know when to calibrate and how to check things, etc. However, my readings were often 50% or more off from my glucose meter, both higher and lower.



In addition to this, I received several low… Continue

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At 6:19am on November 3, 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 BARBARA!!
(You've been away from Tu.diabetes for quite some while, haven't you?
Is everything alright....can we help??)
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Hey, take a couple of minutes and do The Big Big blue Test!!
http://bigbluetest.org/
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At 3:58am on November 3, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Barbara, 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 9:26am on November 3, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Barbara....
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
(You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is OK)
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 4:11am on November 3, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Happy,Happy Birthday,Barbara. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!
At 4:03am on November 3, 2011, Linda G said…
Greetings, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY Barbara....
Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? You haven't been on in a while, and I wondered if all was well ♥ Do you have any questions or comments?
At 6:40pm on November 3, 2010, Linda G said…
Greetings Barbara....
Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?

At 3:51pm on November 3, 2009, Linda G said…
You're welcome Barbara!
At 3:54am on November 3, 2009, Linda G said…

Best Wishes on your Special Day!
At 3:53am on November 3, 2009, Linda G said…

Welcome Home Barbara!
At 3:45pm on October 30, 2009, Lou said…
Hi Barbara, welcome to the community
Lou x
 
 
 

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