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Telus Walk to Cure Diabetes - Niagara Canada

Hello everyone. Anyone in the Niagara region is welcome to attend this years annual Telus walk to help raise funds for the JDRF. The date is Sunday September 22nd at noon. BBQ, events for the kids, and many other happenings. It takes place at Merritt Island in Welland. Let me know if you would like more details, or you can also go to www.jdrf.ca/walk. Hope to see you there.See More
Aug 7, 2013
Chris posted an event

Telus Walk to Cure Diabetes - Niagara, Canada at Merritt Island

September 22, 2013 from 12pm to 5pm
The annual JDRF/Telus walk to cure diabetes will be held in Welland, ON, Canada Sunday Sept 22nd, 2013 at noon. Please plan to attend, or donate. For more details, www.jdrf.ca/walkMedia%20Release%202013%20Welland.docxSee More
Aug 7, 2013
Chris replied to Holly's discussion 'CGM with Medtronic 522 Pump' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"I feel your pain. We went through the same problems. Here is a few tips we learned that seems to have helped. 1) after you do the insert, wait 20 minutes or so before plugging in the sensor and connecting to your pump. Something about letting the…"
Jun 10, 2013
Chris posted an event

Diamonds for Diabetes at Niagara Sport and Social

April 14, 2013 from 1pm to 4pm
I am hosting a progressive euchre tournament in Welland, Ontario, Canada for anyone interested. $20 a ticket, with funds raised going to the JDRF. The date is Sunday April 14th at 1:00 pm. Contact me for more information, Chris Quait @ cqshooter@hotmail.comSee More
Mar 18, 2013
Linda G left a comment for Chris
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY CHRIS!! Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hey, why don't you come join us in the…"
Dec 31, 2012
brokenpole left a comment for Chris
"Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day."
Dec 31, 2012
type3mom replied to Chris's discussion 'Why does night time suck so bad?' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"My 6 yr old daughter needs 3x basal at night as during the day. It is from growth hormones since she is growing like a weed. Even with that, if she is a bit on the low side of her range and we give a small snack at bed time to bring her up a bit,…"
Aug 14, 2012
Aimee replied to Chris's discussion 'Why does night time suck so bad?' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"We had issues with nighttime as well with my daughter when she was 4 years old. We eventually split the lantus into two doses, one in the morning and one at night. I get the feeling that my daughter metabolizes her insulin faster than most, so I…"
Jul 3, 2012
Jacob's mom replied to Chris's discussion 'Why does night time suck so bad?' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"Hi Chris, sorry things are not better, i know how frustrating this can all be. My thoughts are that she is not getting enough basal and she needs more at night, i would suggest switching her lantus back to night time and increasing the dose. what…"
Jul 3, 2012
Chris replied to Chris's discussion 'Why does night time suck so bad?' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"Sorry I haven't updated, but have been busy trying to get it all under control. We have been in touch with our clinic to decide which steps to take. We changed the Lantus, hoping either we had a bad batch, or somehow forgot to change it after a…"
Jul 3, 2012
jms1313 replied to Chris's discussion 'Why does night time suck so bad?' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"Before we went on the pump we changed to Levimere as the Basil insulin -it is healthier and unfortunately takes 2 shots a day usually to maintain a constant basil. If she is coming off the honeymoon as one person mentioned you may want to use the…"
Jul 1, 2012
Jacob's mom replied to Chris's discussion 'Why does night time suck so bad?' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"maybe she is coming out of her honeymoon period?? i know with my son he could go without insulin for snacks for a while but then needed small amounts of rapid acting for snacks even at bedtime if his bs was high even 1/2 to 1 unit helped keep him…"
Jun 30, 2012
Jen replied to Chris's discussion 'Why does night time suck so bad?' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"The other thing no one has mentioned is that she may be going low in the night and the 18 at breakfast is a rebound high. My daughter is 4, dx 8 months ago also. We live in southern Alberta. On the days she is more active she tends to bottom out…"
Jun 30, 2012
Robin replied to Chris's discussion 'Why does night time suck so bad?' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"Hi Chris, my daughter will be 5 yrs old in September. We are 1.5yr into her dx and 1yr with the pump. I agree that it is not the snack it is the basal wearing off. I would suggest trying a no carb snack and testing her BG to make sure. We do…"
Jun 29, 2012
Chris replied to Chris's discussion 'Why does night time suck so bad?' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"We are in Niagara Falls, Ontario. Thanks again for all your help. Think I'll try adjusting snack a bit first, then see about splitting up the lantus if the snack doesn't work. We had to switch the lantus to morning, as she was going low in…"
Jun 29, 2012
Hockey Mom replied to Chris's discussion 'Why does night time suck so bad?' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"It does sound like her basal is wearing off. My son's basal which he took at bedtime used to run out in the late afternoon. We always thought it was the snacks and dinners that were a little more high fat and had adjusted his boluses…"
Jun 29, 2012

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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes has
Type 1 or type 1.5 (LADA) diabetes
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Date diagnosed
October 28, 2011
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At 7:47pm on December 31, 2013, Linda G said…

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Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES CHRIS!!
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At 5:52am on December 31, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday, Chris. I wish for you a most wonderful day and many,many more. ENJOY!!!

At 5:23pm on December 31, 2012, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY CHRIS!!
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
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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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At 3:44am on December 31, 2012, brokenpole said…

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

At 6:27am on April 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!!!

At 4:19pm on April 27, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here! Welcome home Chris...fellow Ontarian. Is it your baby who has diabetes? By the way....she is an absolute doll :)
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 parents of children with D., such as....
"Parents of Kids with type 1" and "Kids with Diabetes"
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Take care....and keep in touch!

At 4:11pm on April 27, 2012, brokenpole said…

Welcome to the family! On this forum you will learn so much. Most of all you will learn that you are not alone. Everyone here is supportive and will provide answers to your questions. Search the site for answers. Read the discussions and blogs for information. There are videos to help you understand diabetes and its treatment. Most of all there is family to talk to and even to vent to, if needed. Welcome home.

 
 
 

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