Betsy
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  • Kelowna, B.C.
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Betsy replied to latech96's discussion 'Anyone have experience flying with Omnipod?' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"Yes we are letting him decide and thankfully the BC government has extended paying for one until 25...so he has lots of time to decide. Thanks so much for sharing."
Mar 11
Betsy updated their profile
Mar 11
Betsy replied to latech96's discussion 'Anyone have experience flying with Omnipod?' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"I don't know about flying with a pump my 14 year old is on injections. However I have a question for you how did you get your son to try a pump? Our son was diagnosed 2 years ago at 12 and he will NOT even look at a pump. He does all his own…"
Mar 11
Betsy replied to jdyoung's discussion 'australia' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"Hello It is a big learning process. Our son was diagnosed 2 years ago at 12. One thing at this age he was able to do all his own injections and testing. As he was in serious condition when diagnosed I am that hovering parent who keeps making…"
Mar 2
Betsy commented on Penny R.'s group 'parents of kids with Type 1'
"Hi Alyson We have a 17 year old non diabetic and a 14 year old diabetic. He was diagnosed at 12. I cannot imagine what it is like to handle T1D with a young child. Ours totally takes care of injections and testing. I just hover like a nervous parent."
Feb 18
Betsy commented on Penny R.'s group 'parents of kids with Type 1'
Feb 18
Betsy shared Emily Coles's event on Facebook
Feb 18
Betsy 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
"I cannot believe this but so many strange things have happened when it comes to Diabetes. Are you in the USA?"
Dec 9, 2013
Betsy replied to Jennifer's discussion 'GUILT (and anger and fear and all other negative emotions)' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"I can so feel your pain. I have been there. Our son was diagnosed T1D the second week of spring break 2012.....he came to me the first week in tears saying he was diabetic he had read the symptoms on the internet....I said no way you are running…"
Dec 4, 2013
lotsofshots left a comment for Betsy
Sep 13, 2013
rick the "Blogabetic" left a comment for Betsy
"Betsy 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."
Sep 13, 2013
Linda G left a comment for Betsy
"Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer. New happiness that stays throughout the year... Hope your birthday brings all these and more. BEST WISHES BETSY!! ---------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------"
Sep 13, 2013
brokenpole left a comment for Betsy
"Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day."
Sep 13, 2013
Betsy replied to SweetBaby's discussion 'Experience regarding travelling internationally with insulin pump and carrying vial of insulin/glucagon with coolant packs.' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"We have a letter from our Endocrinologist stating we need to carry insulin, needles, test strips etc. We only had one flight where they took away a juice box....most security are reasonable."
Jul 14, 2013
Betsy replied to SweetBaby's discussion 'Maintaining cold chain of insulin during travel..your experiences.' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"We stayed in a hotel for Spring Break in Arizona and put the insulin in the fridge thinking it would be safe only to wake up to fozen insulin. We were from Canada and only had enough to get home using Fast Acting the last few days...it was scary.…"
Jul 14, 2013
Betsy might attend Emily Coles's event
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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
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
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Date diagnosed
March 19, 2012
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.9% Dec 13/12
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots
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I am the Mom of a Type 1 diagnosed March 19, 2012.

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At 4:24am on September 13, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Betsy 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 3:46am on September 13, 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 BETSY!!
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At 2:48am on September 13, 2013, brokenpole said…

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

At 3:34pm on September 13, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Betsy...
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 3:38am on September 13, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday.Betsy. I wish for yu a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 1:55am on September 13, 2012, brokenpole said…

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

At 8:14am on July 31, 2012, Doris D said…

WELCOME TO OUR LOVING, CARING, AND UNDERSTANDING FAMILY MY FRIEND!!! Great to have you here with us!!!!Please feel free to check out our Forum, Blogs and Groups here!!! If u have any questions please feel free to ask any of us or put it on our forum. To answer any of us back just hit the "comment back "bar under our comments and you will go to our page where you can leave a comment to us and also read abit about us.
Here's a link to help you get to know more about us: http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes

At 7:41am on July 30, 2012, brokenpole said…
Welcome to the family!! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of what you will learn is 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 vent to, if needed.
At 5:38am on July 30, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Welcome to our wonderful family. We are a very caring and supportive group. Questions? Please feel free to ask us. Please read the BLOGS, the FORUMS, and check out the many GROUPS for much valuable advice and information. WELCOME!!!

At 9:50pm on July 29, 2012, Linda G said…

Your son might want to join as well! All the best Betsy...if I can help you in any way, let me know!
linda

 
 
 

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