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gallbladder surgery

Started this discussion. Last reply by Trudy Jul 5, 2012. 2 Replies

has anyone had their gallbladder removed? I am speaking with the surgeon about my care during and after the procedure in regards to my blood sugar. I am worried that the hospital won't let me wear…Continue

Harvard Pilgrim and Abbott

Started this discussion. Last reply by Lucas Apr 29, 2012. 8 Replies

I just received a letter from Harvard Pilgrim saying that all test strips that aren't made from Abbott will be raised to a tier 3 drug price. So instead of $25 month it will be $40. I find this so…Continue

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Brigid updated their profile
Mar 14
Brigid replied to meee's discussion 'Pain with Inset and big drop of insulin?' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"Hello, When I discussed my problem with my endocrinologist she said I might want to try inset 30 so that it isn't always going in at the same angle. I don't think I could be brave enough to manually insert. When I was running super low on…"
Jan 31
Brigid and meee are now friends
Jan 31
Brigid replied to meee's discussion 'Pain with Inset and big drop of insulin?' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"I have been using a pump for about 6 years and I have pain at time with my inset. Sometimes I find it goes away without any trouble but the other day I had pain and when by BG didn't go down I changed it, and there was a a bit of blood, the…"
Jan 30
Brigid commented on Melissa Lee's video

D-Parodies: Treat More Moderately

"You are singing my song! Very creative way to make us all feel connected even more.Thank you for sharing your talents."
Oct 13, 2014
Brigid is attending Emily Coles's event

Live Interview with Grace Murphy, 10-year-old Bionic Pancreas trial participant at TuDiabetes homepage

August 4, 2014 from 9am to 10am
This event already occurred.  Enjoy the recording!Grace and her mom, Nancy, will be joining us fresh from Grace's summer camp for kids with diabetes, where she got to try out the Bionic Pancreas for ONE WEEK!Grace has had T1D since 2011 and uses an insulin pump and continuous glucose monitor to manage her diabetes. Ever since she was diagnosed, she has continued to be very…See More
Aug 2, 2014
Brigid commented on rick (aka: #blankieboy)'s blog post 'Consensus Conference on glucose monitoring, patient input needed!'
"Test Strip restrictions is the most bizarre thing I have heard of! What's next? Insulin restrictions? How can Medicare do this to people? This scares me and angers me."
Jul 30, 2014
Brigid posted a status
"I think I many have FINALLY gotten my A1C back into the low sevens!"
Jul 29, 2014
Brigid left a comment for rick (aka: #blankieboy)
"Thank you for the kind birthday wishes. I had a wonderful day!"
Jul 6, 2014
Brigid posted a status
"Enjoyed my birthday toady - beautiful weather for a walk in nature, dinner with my family. Perfect! AND good bgs all day!"
Jul 6, 2014
rick (aka: #blankieboy) left a comment for Brigid
"Brigid, Happy Birthday!!! Every year is a true blessing; I hope you have an amazing year and a perfect birthday."
Jul 5, 2014
Brigid commented on Jigga's group 'Tandem T:Slim Users'
"I haven't gone through with my tslim but use dot keep connected but hold it in my hand out to the side so they can see it. I always end up getting pulled aside and scanned no matter what."
May 21, 2014
Brigid might attend Emily Coles's event

Artificial pancreas discussion in the TuDiabetes open chatroom at

May 15, 2014 from 6pm to 7pm
6-7pm PT8-9pm CT9-10pm ETJoin the discussion!!  Members will meet in the TuDiabetes chatroom to talk about the artificial pancreas.  Do you have questions?  Answers?  Hopes and dreams?  Have you ever participated in an artificial pancreas clinical trial, or would you LIKE to?Bring all your comments to share with fellow members.  Together we are a font of knowledge :)See More
May 15, 2014
Brigid replied to Anthony's discussion 'Occlusion after the shower' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
" Not sure if you are using Apidra insulin but the site discusses the problem with that insulin and the T:Slim. it suggests changing insulin type .I use…"
May 15, 2014
Brigid replied to Gayle Kodimer Mckenna's discussion 'FRUSTRATED! and need to vent! pre-menstral highs, ughhhh!' in the group Diabetes and Women
"Hello, my name is Brigid and I am going 46 and got T1 at 40. I am peri menopausal and have the high blood sugars during "ovulation time" and then before my period- if it comes. My whole body is ready for my period including my blood sugars…"
Apr 16, 2014
Brigid joined amy mercer's group

Diabetes and Women

A group for women living with diabetes who want to share stories and ask questions about women's health issues: pregnancy, infertility, menustration etc.etc.
Apr 16, 2014

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
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support and inspiration
Date diagnosed
July 20, 2008
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At 9:49am on July 5, 2014, Linda G said…

From morning till night
May your SPECIAL DAY be bright

And nicer than ever before!

At 3:05am on July 5, 2014, rick (aka: #blankieboy) said…

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

At 4:46am on July 5, 2013, rick (aka: #blankieboy) said…

Brigid happy birthday!! Here is hoping your day is full of joy and happiness.

At 3:42am on July 5, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 9:51am on July 5, 2012, Linda G said…

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

At 1:17am on July 5, 2012, brokenpole said…

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

At 2:35pm on July 5, 2011, Linda G said…
Greetings Brigid.....fellow teacher!
Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?
At 3:22am on July 5, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Happy,Happy Birthday,Brigid. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!
At 8:54am on April 26, 2011, catlover said…
Hi Brigid- Welcome to TuD. We hope you like it here.
At 6:28pm on April 25, 2011, Donna H said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community.



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