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Should I put my 4 year old on an insulin pump?

Started this discussion. Last reply by earthling May 29, 2012. 12 Replies

Just joined tudiabetes today!! :) I have a 4 year old boy diagnosed in Feb. 2012 with Type 1 diabetes. I'm considering putting him on a pump this summer. Any thoughts on why I should/shouldn't put…Continue

 

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rick the "Blogabetic" left a comment for Cody's Mom
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Jan 10
Cody's Mom replied to EVIESMOM's discussion 'Looking for the a pump for my 3 yr old.' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"Hi, my son Cody (age 5) has been on the pump for almost a year now. WE LOVE IT!!!!! He has the Animas Ping, and the remote is a must-have! It's so nice to be able to give him his insulin while he's in the same room, and not have to take…"
Apr 7, 2013
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Feb 20, 2013
Cody's Mom replied to Vicky's discussion 'How can I help my son with type one diabetes?'
"Hi Vicky, I feel your pain! When my 4 year old son was diagnosed last year I was initially worried he would be hungry if I had to watch how many carbs he ate at each meal. (Our family consumes a lot of carbs.....fruits, breads and desserts are our…"
Feb 20, 2013
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"HAPPY BIRTHDAY Cody's Mom!! Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :) -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Hey, why don't you come join…"
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brokenpole left a comment for Cody's Mom
"Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day."
Jan 10, 2013
Cody's Mom replied to c.schambers's discussion 'How does your child carry their Pump?' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"There is special one for diabetics that has a convenient hole in it for the tubing. The material is very stretchy and it fits great on Cody's One Touch Ping. He also wears it in the pool/river, then we don't have to worry about it falling…"
Aug 21, 2012
Cody's Mom replied to c.schambers's discussion 'How does your child carry their Pump?' in the group parents of kids with Type 1
"My son Cody uses the "spibelt" which is like a mini fanny pack. He doesn't even notice it's on, and has no problem sleeping with it too. Not very expensive either, less than $20. Good luck!"
Aug 21, 2012
Cody's Mom replied to Jen's discussion 'preschoolers and pumping'
"Where do you have the best luck putting his pods so they don't bother him or get knocked off?"
Aug 9, 2012
Cody's Mom replied to Jen's discussion 'preschoolers and pumping'
"Hi Jen, My son Cody just turned 5 last week, was diagnosed Feb. 2012, and we started him on the Animas Ping insulin pump on June 21st. Since day one on the pump we knew we made the right decision!! I love having him on the pump, it has given him so…"
Aug 7, 2012
Cody's Mom liked busymom's discussion Contact sports with a pump?
Jun 24, 2012
earthling replied to Cody's Mom's discussion 'Should I put my 4 year old on an insulin pump?'
"Heya Cody's Mom, welcome and just to say it, I am so sorry about your little one and you having to deal with T1 diabetes. Pumps look so huge on tiny people it always makes me sad. You sound totally positive and ready to rise to the challenge,…"
May 29, 2012
Cody's Mom replied to Cody's Mom's discussion 'Should I put my 4 year old on an insulin pump?'
"Thanks for all the great information, I appreciate the time you took to help me out!"
May 9, 2012
Cody's Mom replied to Cody's Mom's discussion 'Should I put my 4 year old on an insulin pump?'
"Wow! Thanks for all the information!! It was very helpful!"
May 9, 2012
Cody's Mom replied to Cody's Mom's discussion 'Should I put my 4 year old on an insulin pump?'
"Thanks, I'm feeling pretty sure I want to pursue getting a pump, now I just have to decide which one!"
May 9, 2012

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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?
I like hearing what others have to say about living with diabetes.
Date diagnosed
February 21, 2112
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
8.1
Type of treatment/devices you use
Shots

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At 12:33am on January 10, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

Cody's Mom, Happy Birthday!!! Here is wishing you a wonderful and happy birthday. I hope the coming year will be full of blessings, joy and the wonderful love of family and friends.

At 4:22pm on January 10, 2013, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY Cody's Mom!!
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 3:48am on January 10, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,Cody's Mom. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 1:33am on January 10, 2013, brokenpole said…
Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.
At 5:07pm on May 9, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Welcome to our wonderful family. We arre a very caring and supportive group. Please read the BLOGS the FORUMS and check out the many GROUPS for much valuable advice and information. I see you are all ready getting answers. WELCOME!!!

At 4:47pm on May 9, 2012, Linda G said…

We're so happy that you're finally here! Welcome home Cody's mom. Cody is SUCH a cute little boy ♥ The diagnosis was but 2 1/2 months ago....how's it all going?
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 2:11pm on May 9, 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.

At 12:06pm on May 9, 2012, Marie B said…

oh gosh, just came over to look at your profile, and he is really adorable. welcome again.

At 11:54am on May 9, 2012, Doris D said…

WELCOME TO OUR LOVING, CARING, AND UNDERSTANDING FAMILY MY FRIEND!!! Great to have you here with us!!!!Please feel free to check out our Forum, Blogs and Groups here!!! If u have any questions please feel free to ask any of us or put it on our forum. To answer any of us back just hit the "comment back "bar under our comments and you will go to our page where you can leave a comment to us and also read abit about us.

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