Bill Quick
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  • North Charleston, SC
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Bill Quick replied to Lorraine's discussion 'DexCom Share Approved by the FDA | #Dexcom #Dexcomshare' in the group Dexcom Users
"Very disappointing that Dexcom is ignoring the Android users of the world."
16 hours ago
Bill Quick replied to theles's discussion 'Like Clockwork: Low BG at 4am' in the group Dexcom Users
"I agree with Elaine: splitting the Lantus into two portions may help. See"
Oct 6
Bill Quick replied to Joern's discussion 'Reactivate a dead transmitter by replacing the batteries' in the group Dexcom Users
"Since it's relatively easy to replace the batteries, it seems a shame that Dexcom didn't design their transmitter to allow replacement of the batteries. Has anyone heard whatever they are saying as to why it's not designed to be…"
Sep 15
Bill Quick replied to Anthony's discussion 'High Altitude Alarm' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"What's a talleytote? Can you give a link to the product? Thanks."
Sep 4
Bill Quick commented on Emily Coles's video
Aug 27
Bill Quick might attend Emily Coles's event

#MedicareCoverCGM: panel discussion at TuDiabetes homepage

August 26, 2014 from 1pm to 2pm
This event already occurred.  Enjoy the recording!Learn about the issue.  And if you feel inclined, please sign this petition.Merle Gleeson, founder of …See More
Aug 26
Bill Quick replied to ANTONIA RETMAN's discussion 'contemplating getting a cgm again' in the group Dexcom Users
"Definitely get a CGM! I've been using the Dexcom G4 (and previously their 7+) and they warn you when you're going down rapidly, and when you go below whatever threshold you set. Even when I'm asleep, the sound frequently wakes me or…"
Aug 6
Bill Quick might attend Emily Coles's event

Live Interview with Mark Ruefenacht, founder of Dogs 4 Diabetics at TuDiabetes homepage

August 7, 2014 from 1pm to 2pm
This event already occurred.  Enjoy the recording! The Mission of Dogs for Diabetics is to:Provide quality medical alert assistance dogs to insulin-dependent diabetics through programs of training, placement, and follow-up services; and to,Develop, promote and advocate standards of quality, performance, support and disclosure for all medical assistance dog…See More
Aug 4
Bill Quick replied to Anthony's discussion 'New t:slim G4 is in the works!' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"after approval, about 1 hour <<>>. Problem is getting approval might be a year or more."
Aug 2
Bill Quick replied to Linny's discussion 'New to Dexcom' in the group Dexcom Users
"Congrats on your new outlook on diabetes. Please understand there will still be days (or weeks!) when it's a PITA to deal with, and nothing seems to go right. When that happens, get back on line with us, and ask questions, and we'll try to…"
Jul 16
Bill Quick commented on Emily Coles's event '"Insulin pumps" discussion in the TuDiabetes open chatroom'
"Curiosity question: At an event like this, are pump reps encouraged or discouraged from participating?"
Jun 27
Bill Quick might attend Emily Coles's event

"Insulin pumps" discussion in the TuDiabetes open chatroom at

June 29, 2014 from 1pm to 2pm
1-2pm PT4-5pm ET9-10pm GMTThis is not a webinar or live interview.  This is a discussion among members of TuDiabetes, in the TuDiabetes chatroom.  Log into the chat room at the designated time to discuss insulin pumps. Which pumps work the best?  What are the different features?  How do you get one, and will insurance cover it?  We'll discuss these questions and more...If you have questions, please ask them!  And if you have answers…See More
Jun 27
Bill Quick replied to Laddie's discussion 'Silicone Skin Available for the G4' in the group Dexcom Users
"I ordered my Tallygear skin Thursday, and it just arrived today (Tuesday). It fits like a glove, and the miniUSB connector to hook to the computer has a cutout that works. BTW, I got it in bright red which works fine with my black G4."
Apr 29
Bill Quick commented on Emily Coles's video

CGM and Medicare: Why Can't We Use It?

"Can you arrange to post this video on YouTube?"
Apr 28
Bill Quick replied to Laddie's discussion 'Silicone Skin Available for the G4' in the group Dexcom Users
"wow! Just what I wanted... Thanks for posting. I went to their website, and they now have it available in red and orange -- $17.95 plus $5.95 shipping. I can't tell if the one they show is bright red or garish orange -- they don't yet have…"
Apr 24
Bill Quick replied to Fred Goldberg's discussion 'Dexcom G4 w Animas Vibe Pump Impressions?' in the group Dexcom Users
"Tandem (the T-Slim pump) is also working with Dexcom to develop an integrated device. I don't know the timelines on when it might be available, but it will open up yet another choice for an integrated device when it's available."
Apr 21

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Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
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Bill is an endocrinologist, insulin pumper, and medical writer. He is a nationally-known expert in diabetes education, and is a past president of the American Association of Diabetes Educators. He is board-certified in both internal medicine and in endocrinology and metabolism, and is a Fellow of the American College of Physicians and a Fellow of the American College of Endocrinology.

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At 4:02am on April 7, 2014, Linda G said…

Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.

At 3:55am on April 7, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Bill, Happy Birthday!!! Every year is a true blessing; I hope you have an amazing year and a perfect birthday.

At 6:48am on April 7, 2013, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY is only the beginning Bill!!
Wishing you all that is good in life and top it
with more happiness and endless love.
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!

At 7:06am on April 7, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Bill...
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)

At 5:44am on April 7, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,Bill. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 3:36am on April 7, 2012, brokenpole said…

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

At 6:16am on February 10, 2012, jrtpup said…

Hi Bill, welcome to the TuD family! This is an amazing, diverse group with a wealth of knowledge, can't wait to see your contributions added.

At 9:11am on January 28, 2012, catlover said…

Hi Bill- Welcome to TuD. We hope you like it here. We are a very friendly group offering support and info to our members. Always glad to have an expert in our midst.

At 6:49am on January 28, 2012, Marie B said…

hello Bill, glad you've joined us!

At 5:31am on January 28, 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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