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Bram's Discussions

Insulin Pen w/memory got FDA approval

Started this discussion. Last reply by Sensorium139 Jan 29. 6 Replies

Great news, there is a new insulin pen that uses half unit dosages and has a memory! I personally think I have a good memory, but this would really be helpful. Check out my post below!…Continue

Tags: Memory, delivery, Pen, Insulin

Any G4 Dexcom-ers in Canada?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Clare Dec 28, 2012. 12 Replies

Hi Folks - I am moving to Canada from the US in the next month or so and was wondering how easy it is to get supplies from Dexcom or how easy to get the new G4? Has anyone have any recent…Continue

Tags: Canada, decom, G4, cgm

CROSSFIT TRAINED BY INSULIN

Started Dec 17, 2012 0 Replies

I am a firm believer in the methods of Crossfit training, even though, high intensity training can be difficult while on an insulin regimen. I always carry a GU Pack (sports gel) in my pocket for…Continue

Spicy Thai Cooking - No sugar ADDED

Started Dec 8, 2012 0 Replies

After taking an authentic Thai cooking class in Thailand, it was interesting to learn how much sugar they use in stir fry to neutralize spice. The sugar source they use is palm sugar and palm sugar…Continue

 

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Bram joined The Diabetic Welfare Queen's group
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Hypothyroid Diabetics

A group for Diabetics of all types, who also have Hypothyroidism, seeking knowledge, support, and empowerment.
May 28
wendy left a comment for Bram
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Apr 20
Linda G left a comment for Bram
"♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫ From morning till night May your BIRTHDAY be bright And nicer than ever before! BEST WISHES BRAM!! ♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫"
Apr 20
rick the "Blogabetic" left a comment for Bram
"Bram, Happy Birthday !!!!!!! I hope your day and coming year are overflowing with happiness and goodwill."
Apr 20
Sensorium139 replied to Bram's discussion 'Insulin Pen w/memory got FDA approval'
"oh man if I can't get a pump I want one of these fancy things. It'd make logging how much insulin I use soooo much easier because then I could double check."
Jan 29
Emmy replied to Bram's discussion 'Insulin Pen w/memory got FDA approval'
"I've had an Echo for about 2 years now and I love it! I've added a discussion about them here, if you want to participate: http://www.tudiabetes.org/profiles/blogs/echo-pen-by-novonordisk-has-digital-memory-and-does-half-units"
Jan 28
nel replied to Bram's discussion 'Dexcom IN CANADA' in the group Canada Diabetes
"Glad you asked Jim T :) ..I was not clear enough ...the sensor died !!! ..I have read, that for some the transmitter stops working at the end of month 7"
Dec 4, 2013
Bram is now friends with Youssef and jrtpup
Dec 4, 2013
Jim T replied to Bram's discussion 'Dexcom IN CANADA' in the group Canada Diabetes
"The sensor died or the transmitter?"
Nov 28, 2013
nel replied to Bram's discussion 'Dexcom IN CANADA' in the group Canada Diabetes
"Hi Bram ...there are another 2 discussions about the Dexcom G4 ...you may want to have a read ??? I trialed and got 17 days out of one Dexcom G4...then it died ( peacefully :))"
Nov 17, 2013
Bram added a discussion to the group Canada Diabetes
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Dexcom IN CANADA

Hi all - I am an american who has been on the Dexcom system for over a year, but was unable to get any supplies since relocating to Vancouver. I have read some posts on here of people placing their orders. Take a read on my blog for some more information. Dexcom has been a life changer and really second to none as far as CGMs go.…See More
Nov 17, 2013
Bram replied to 明けてく空's discussion 'Devilish Doctor's Orders'
"Hi Jay - I am glad you posted this because I was diagnosed with type 1 diabetes my senior year of high school as well and can relate. I was a valedictorian and also varsity level athlete, but before my diagnosis, I was falling asleep in class after…"
Oct 31, 2013
Bram added a discussion to the group Diabetics who run Marathons!
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First Half Marathon! Lululemon

Hey there runners! I am not a runner by any stretch of the imagination, more of short distance runner. For me, 400 meters is long distance! haha. Well my wife and I completed first half marathon without training and couldnt have done it without my CGM, I use the dexcom system and it really enabled me to go for it. Check out my post on my blog below, some funny pictures and great first marathon in awesome city of Vancouver, BC!…See More
Oct 31, 2013
meee replied to Bram's discussion 'Insulin Pen w/memory got FDA approval'
"Thanks Christopher, I'm using them in my novopen junior and didn't notice this was the novopen echo when I read this.. I will definitely be getting one although I may just wait till it gets here and get it on rx to save some money :)"
Oct 28, 2013
Christopher replied to Bram's discussion 'Insulin Pen w/memory got FDA approval'
"Yes. You can order Novolog penfills. The pen is called the NovoPen Echo."
Oct 27, 2013

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FDA APPROVAL FOR MEDTRONIC

Posted on September 27, 2013 at 11:45am 3 Comments

Medtronic announced today that it had obtained FDA approval for a device that will monitor patients' glucose levels and automatically shut off insulin delivery when glucose levels reach a certain point.

http://www.trainedbyinsulin.com/1/post/2013/09/fda-approval-for-medtronic.html

OJ Simpson Dying from "Terminal Diabetes"

Posted on July 31, 2013 at 3:30pm 5 Comments

I saw the corner store stand today that OJ Simpson only has "months to live", I was intrigued. So when I was on the way to a friends BBQ, I looked up on my phone to determine the cause of this terrible diagnosis. To my surprise, yet another confusing and skewed public announcement of "Diabetes". Supposedly, OJ only has a few months to live from TERMINAL DIABETES!!…

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BENEFITS OF WHEATGRASS

Posted on April 14, 2013 at 8:57pm 1 Comment

Hey all - please take a look at my post below about wheatgrass and a great alternative on how to order. I really have found it helps with my overall health. Enjoy!

http://www.trainedbyinsulin.com/1/post/2013/04/benefits-of-wheatgrass.html

Extra Adhesive for Dexcom G4

Posted on March 28, 2013 at 9:37am 0 Comments

So I have been somewhat on a mission to figure out the best way to wear my Dexcom G4 and get the most out of each sensor. Check out the new extra adhesive I used that helped a ton!

http://www.trainedbyinsulin.com/1/post/2013/03/extra-adhesive-for-dexcom-g4.html

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At 3:49pm on April 20, 2014, wendy said…
At 3:25pm on April 20, 2014, Linda G said…

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From morning till night
May your BIRTHDAY be bright

And nicer than ever before!
BEST WISHES BRAM!!
♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫♪♫

At 12:32pm on April 20, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Bram, Happy Birthday !!!!!!! I hope your day and coming year are overflowing with happiness and goodwill.

At 2:46pm on April 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 Bram!!
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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 2:37am on April 20, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

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

At 9:21pm on January 4, 2013, acidrock23 said…

Thx for the friend add!

At 10:18pm on December 6, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here!
Welcome home Bram!
I'm sorry for being late with my greeting, but silly me...for so reason I thought I had already greeted you! So...thousand apologies!
This is a great place to share, to learn, and to grow...all the while meeting new people world wide, and making friends.
I'm happy to see that you are making your way here :)
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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 10:04pm on December 6, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! Thank you for having me as a friend Bram!!
TuDiabetes erases distances and eliminates boundaries...I'm in Canada! This place, Tu., is like a second home to me!
I'm a wife of 33 years (hubby is also diabetic), mom to two grown children, a teacher, and before that an illustrator (still do some) and graphic designer.
Keep in touch, ok?
linda

At 6:16am on December 1, 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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