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Endocrinologists for Type I in Evanston, Illinois?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Type 1 Diabetes Lounge Oct 12, 2013. 6 Replies

My son is attending Northwestern University next year so we are looking for an endo for back-up in case of emergency. Any recommendations? Thank you!Continue

Tags: evanston, illinois, endocrinologists, northwestern university

 

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Barbi replied to aimeeh2oski's discussion 'How to answer the "why me?" question' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"Aimee - you can cry and be sad with her - who on earth 'likes' the big D? When Malcolm was small (he was dx when he was 2 - he is 20 now) I would agree with him and we would shed a tear or two and then get up and get a special treat... or…"
Wednesday
Barbi replied to aimeeh2oski's discussion 'Tips for talking to kindergartners about T1D' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"Hello Aimee - Another great book is My own type one diabetes booK It is free and downloadable - it talks about what T1D is and is not. Perfect for the K age group. You can find it and other useful books (One about pumping and - also a very small…"
Wednesday
Barbi commented on Penny R.'s group 'parents of kids with Type 1'
"All my best to you @Dan and Nick's mom as you search for your best way forward caring for your son. Please reach out to me - I am always happy to help if I can, be a shoulder to vent on, or a sounding board. Barbi xo"
Jun 6
Barbi commented on Penny R.'s group 'parents of kids with Type 1'
"Some thoughts on the discussion TID, diets, carbohydrates and the need for insulin: T1D is an autoimmune condition - the body kills off insulin producing cells. Everyone needs insulin to survive, Certainly the need for insulin is mitigated by what…"
Jun 6
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Mar 11
Barbi replied to Peggy's discussion 'Teenage boy won't talk about his diabetes and is letting it hold him back from life' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"Hi Peggy - You are doing everything you can!! Hang in there - I wish I could be of more help!! Barbi oxoxxo"
Feb 26
Barbi replied to Garry's discussion '21 Months in'
"@Garry - What normal parent wouldn't feel bad - angry and just pissed off with the Big D??? I sure was! So know that your feelings are normal with a capital N. The late Richard Rubin, PHd, CDE called our struggles with everyday life with our D…"
Feb 23
Barbi replied to Peggy's discussion 'Teenage boy won't talk about his diabetes and is letting it hold him back from life' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"Hi Peggy - First I am so sorry that you are going through this - and that your son is isolating himself on all levels....it is so tough on everyone!! I agree with Xman's Mom that being around other teens with type one is a very healing and eye…"
Feb 23
Barbi commented on Penny R.'s group 'parents of kids with Type 1'
"@Linda Rabe-Frady - call the pump companies and have the rep come to your house so that your son can feel and see each product. They will explain all the different bells and whistles to you both! All the best! Barbi"
Feb 19
Barbi liked Elizabeth's blog post Monkey adjusting: diabetes explained to a jealous sibling
Feb 19
Barbi liked Dan F's discussion Miss Manners "draws the line" at testing BG in public
Feb 19
Barbi replied to AlysonCheatham's discussion 'Older non-diabetic Siblings' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"Hi Alyson - When Malcolm - my D son was diagnosed @2 his older brother Paul was the same age as your daughter. What you are doing - being open - is the best thing to do - D is now part of all your lives and treating it in an open and forthright…"
Feb 19
Barbi replied to Avi e's discussion 'Suger roller coaster with T1D infant - when will it end ?' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"Hi Avi - When my son was young (dx@2) we also had these wild swings in BG. Giving her 4 shots a day you need to give the same carbs... BUT of course even when you do exactly the same thing you will get vast swings in bg. Boy do I remember! Going on…"
Jan 19
Barbi commented on Penny R.'s group 'parents of kids with Type 1'
"Hi Jennifer- saw your message re: steroids - Perhaps there is another allergy med that the docs can give your son for the hives? Steroids, as others mention, cause havoc with bgs - they will sky rocket. Perhaps getting him on zyrtec or another…"
Dec 9, 2013
Barbi replied to Jack's Mom's discussion 'Express Scripts Rejection of Insulin for Four Year Old' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"Do you need to go through mail order? I also had issues with these folks and went back to the walk-in pharmacy. Perhaps that is an option for you? If you have the RX on hand now take it to a pharmacy and see if they will fill it - that way as the…"
Dec 9, 2013
Barbi replied to Jennifer's discussion 'GUILT (and anger and fear and all other negative emotions)' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"Oy - I hear you on this Jennifer! I'm mad too!!!! I'm scared too!!! and what on earth does a silver lining mean... I never understood that. D is a total bummer - but it is our and our kids reality. I recall when Malcolm was about 3 - I saw…"
Dec 5, 2013

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
1 or more of my children
The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
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Date diagnosed
December 17, 1996
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At 6:06am on September 20, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 4:07am on September 20, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Barbi, 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 3:56am on September 20, 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 BARBI!!
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At 10:10am on September 20, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Barbi....
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
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How is your son doing??
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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 4:05pm on September 20, 2011, Linda G said…
At 1:42pm on September 20, 2011, Ayomideji said…
HAPPY BIRTHDAY! ENJOY PEACE AND PROSPERITY
At 4:47am on September 20, 2011, Linda G said…
Greetings, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY
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 3:55am on September 20, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Happy,Happy Birthday,Barbi/ I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!
At 1:31am on September 20, 2011, brokenpole said…
Happy Birthday, Barbi!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.
At 1:01pm on May 13, 2011, catlover said…
Hi Barbi- Welcome to TuD. We hope you like it here.
 
 
 

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