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Brett updated their profile
Feb 14, 2013
Brett replied to KCCO's discussion 'Denied for Dex--A Rant' in the group Dexcom Users
"I too suffered from nocturnal hypoglycemia. All of my paperwork was submitted by my doctor. Do you have an endocrinologist that will work with you to resubmit your justifications?"
Jun 5, 2012
Brett commented on Rob's group 'Dexcom Users'
"We have to remember - diabetes management is an ART, not a SCIENCE. We can do the same thing over and over and get different results. We have to be able to make adjustments on the fly and be ready for anything. We have to get up off the floor…"
Feb 6, 2012
Brett commented on Rob's group 'Dexcom Users'
"Yeah, it can be tough. It's pretty much the whole reason I got the Dex. I now have the weirdest basal schedules ever because of what I've learned. I remember many years ago (too many to mention), it would take literally DAYS to work down…"
Feb 6, 2012
Brett commented on Rob's group 'Dexcom Users'
"Didn't mean to pile on Brooky - we're just trying to help a brother out! Doug - I'm with you on how to handle the low side of the scale. If my trend is level I'll just keep an eye on it. 95% of my highs are caused by somogyi…"
Feb 6, 2012
Brett commented on Rob's group 'Dexcom Users'
"Pardon me, but your doc ought to bring you inline a little sooner. There are some basic adjustments that can be made after a few days to get you closer to your target range. Unfortunately, not all medical professionals are in a hurry to help solve…"
Feb 6, 2012
Brett commented on Rob's group 'Dexcom Users'
"I set mine to 180 and 90, and 55 of course. If works pretty well."
Feb 6, 2012
Brett replied to dino's discussion 'Dexcom Adhesive - sweaty guy needs it to last longer' in the group Dexcom Users
"Smith & Nephew OpSite Flexifix Transparent Film is a transparent, waterproof fixation for dressings. The film is highly conformable and extensible to increase patient comfort due to its shape and its unique acrylic adhesive. I put two trimmed…"
Nov 27, 2011

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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?
Helpful website to research issues, problems and solutions. Not something I use everyday.
Date diagnosed
August 3, 1969
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots, Pump, CGM, Diet and Exercise
What pump model do you use, if any?

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At 11:40am on October 17, 2008, Andrea said…
Welcome to Tudiabetes!

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At 12:40pm on October 9, 2008, Big Al said…
Hey Brett. We are almost neighbors. From the Fairfield/Mt. Vernon, IL area. Not too far from Terra Haute (about 60 miles west of Evansville). Welcome to the community.
At 5:28pm on October 8, 2008, Karen said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes, glad you found us!!!!

If you have a second please sign this petition for awareness via Google.
At 1:13am on October 8, 2008, Brigitte said…
hi from france and welcome to Tudiabetes. I hope you'll find all the informations you want.
Bienvenue. Your A1c is nice!!!!! I'm a type one ( started in 1967).



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