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New T1 support group - Southern California -Yucaipa, San Bernardino County

Started this discussion. Last reply by Melissa Nov 7, 2013. 1 Reply

I am getting ready to start a new support group for Type 1 diabetics + families. Location: Southern California--> Inland Empire --> ZIP 92399 --> San Bernardino County --> YUCAIPAPlease…Continue

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How often your endocrine provider wants to see your pump download data?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Biedronk Oct 4, 2012. 31 Replies

I got a new endocrine M.D. On the last visit she requested weekly pump downloads. This is the first since the diagnosis 12 years ago. I had docs who did not showed any interest in pump data, bu this…Continue

 

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swgalley replied to Biedronk's discussion 'It is time to order new G4 transmitter' in the group Dexcom Users
"My transmitter just gave me the warning of low power. I have had it over a year, but it has not stopped working with a day. I am now flying blind! Where can i simply buy a transmitter? I am very disappointed with the Dexcom response of "It has…"
Dec 29, 2013
Gracie-n-RiverCity replied to Biedronk's discussion 'How to get "service dog" status for self trained DAD?' in the group Diabetes Alert Dogs
"OH MY GOSH! You guys are just a Gift from GOD! I am EXCEPTIONALLY insulin sensitive and when I first started going hypo I wanted to learn about training my Cavalier King Charles who is very sensitive. I called the local Kennel club and of course…"
Nov 16, 2013
Melissa replied to Biedronk's discussion 'New T1 support group - Southern California -Yucaipa, San Bernardino County'
"Hello, I was wondering if you still are holding a support group for T1's and family? Thank youMelissa"
Nov 7, 2013
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New T1 support group - Southern California -Yucaipa, San Bernardino County

I am getting ready to start a new support group for Type 1 diabetics + families. Location: Southern California--> Inland Empire --> ZIP 92399 --> San Bernardino County --> YUCAIPAPlease let me know if you may be interested or you know someone who may be. This will be an open space for all, intended to share experiences, practical tips on managing T1, info on resources etc. Hope to see you there!…See More
Jun 29, 2013
Linda G left a comment for Biedronk
"Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer. New happiness that stays throughout the year... Hope your birthday brings all these and more. BEST WISHES…"
Jun 12, 2013
rick phillips left a comment for Biedronk
"Biedronk, Happy Birthday!! Here is hoping your day is full of joy and happiness."
Jun 12, 2013
Biedronk replied to aimeeh2oski's discussion 'Interesting observation from Insulet' in the group OmniPod Users
"I gave up and just order 3 months supply worth from Edgepark. My insurance will change in July and I want to stock up, just in case. I hate changing insurance, you never know what will be OK and what will be a No, No. Anyway, no new pods for me for…"
Jun 4, 2013
Biedronk and Devildog are now friends
May 22, 2013
Biedronk replied to Devildog's discussion 'My observations and opinions after two months of Podding' in the group OmniPod Users
"Devildog, I got to ask, how can you get postprandial 85-95. No problems with hypoglycemia later? What do you eat? R U type 1? I struggle with postprandial hyperglycemia, what is an issue for lots of T1. Symlin helps a bit but 85-95? Please share"
May 17, 2013
Biedronk replied to NicIan's discussion 'Pdm readings' in the group OmniPod Users
"I share same experience, no problem with lower readings. Thanks for sharing"
May 11, 2013
Biedronk commented on Rob's group 'Dexcom Users'
"CaryJ, I would ask why they didn't cover. I had a situation before when, after insurance change, my CGM was not covered. I payed for it as I really needed it. Now, four years later I would not accept this decision but fight for it. Why? 1.…"
May 10, 2013
Biedronk replied to bojibridge's discussion 'Quck question about calibration' in the group Dexcom Users
"I use skintac as well, works well, no need to typing over. Regarding calibrations, no worries there. Keep in mind that your blood glucose meter is not super accurate as well, so when you calibrate sensor will not go automatically to the number you…"
May 10, 2013
Biedronk replied to Erik's discussion 'Insulet Corporation (PODD) Q1 2013 Earnings Call Transcript (has errors)--deletions of stuff less interesting to me...' in the group OmniPod Users
"Finally U-500 pump! Interesting that still no pens with this insulin but straight to the pump. This is a very needed product."
May 8, 2013
Terry replied to Biedronk's discussion 'It is time to order new G4 transmitter' in the group Dexcom Users
"I just got off the phone with Dex customer support re low transmitter warnings. He told me that it will announce itself as an audible alarm much like a low glucose alert or the 55 alarm. He referred me to page 203 of the User's Guide. Sure…"
May 5, 2013
Biedronk replied to Biedronk's discussion 'It is time to order new G4 transmitter' in the group Dexcom Users
"I asked DEXCOM rep about the warning about low transmitter battery. Yes, there is a warning. Once the warning appears there is abut 7 days of battery life remaining. Apparently, if CGM is ordered through DEXCOM, they request insurance approval for…"
May 3, 2013
Biedronk replied to Biedronk's discussion 'It is time to order new G4 transmitter' in the group Dexcom Users
"I will see people from DEXCOM tomorrow, will try to remember to ask. One would think it should give you a decent warning but I was expecting it from Omnipod I run into trouble few times."
May 2, 2013

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
me
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?
exchanging info and experience,
Date diagnosed
September 1, 2001
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.7
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, CGM
What pump model do you use, if any?
Omnipod

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At 3:19pm on June 12, 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 Biedronk!!
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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 every day!
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At 2:08am on June 12, 2013, rick phillips said…

Biedronk, Happy Birthday!! Here is hoping your day is full of joy and happiness.

At 6:27pm on September 6, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home Biedronk.....
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.
The resource boxes at the top of the home "Home" page, and
"About us" at the very bottom of your page and every page (the footer), offer you more information still.
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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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There are also groups here for young people with diabetes, such as....
"College Students with Diabetes" & "Young Adults with Diabetes".
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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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Take care....and keep in touch!

At 10:08am on September 6, 2012, Doris D said…

WELCOME TO OUR FAMILY MY FRIEND!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Anyway we can help just ask us! Come join us on our live chat on the bottem of our homepage. Here's a link to help u on ur way http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes.

At 7:38am on September 6, 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!!!

 
 
 

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