Lorraine
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  • Danbury, CT
  • United States
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The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
1 or more of my children
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?
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Date diagnosed
January 3, 2007
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
5.8 May 2009, 5.9 August 2009, 5.8 December 2009, 5.2 April 2010, 5.6 August 2010, 5.9 December 2010, 5.6 May 2011, 5.6 August 2011, 5.6 February 2012, 5.8 July 2012, November 2012 5.6, February 2013 5.6, July 2013 5.7, July 2014 5.7
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, CGM
What pump model do you use, if any?
OmniPod, DexCom, Apidra, Nightscout
Enter your website, if any (blog, Facebook, Twitter)
http://thisiscaleb.com
Tell us more about you (optional)
Mother of three, former DHF Board Member, Co-Host of DSMA Live: 'Rents. Blogger at ThisIsCaleb.com

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Doaa left a comment for Lorraine
"Hi Lorraine, Thanks for the friend invite. first of all my 15 years son diabetes was dignosed just 3rd of last month (3 january). you know Lorraine despite i am very frustrated but i am trying to collect info to make him lives normal, so please tell…"
Sunday
Doaa and Lorraine are now friends
Sunday
Marie B commented on Lorraine's blog post '#Nightscout | Harboring Autonomy #WeAreNotWaiting #CGMintheCloud'
"thanks for sharing Caleb with us, I love hearing about his taking on more responsibility for self care."
Feb 15
A blog post by Lorraine was featured

#Nightscout | Harboring Autonomy #WeAreNotWaiting #CGMintheCloud

My number one reservation about starting Nightscout was the size and weight of the rig. It's a definite price to pay. It's not ideal, but Caleb's been able to manage, and the benefits are currently worth the price.My next concern was taking a step backward in the progress we had made in Caleb's self-care.Since he was in…See More
Feb 15

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At 1:40am on February 22, 2015, Doaa said…

Hi Lorraine,
Thanks for the friend invite.
first of all my 15 years son diabetes was dignosed just 3rd of last month (3 january). you know Lorraine despite i am very frustrated but i am trying to collect info to make him lives normal, so please tell me what is the nightscout and can it works propally in mu country with ambient temperature in summer aroud 35 degree centegree or the sweat can cause any misleadings?
Lorraine, I'm wondering can i will be able to be happy and laugh again?

At 2:49am on October 17, 2013, BadMoonT2 said…

Thanks for the friend invite Lorraine!

At 9:20am on August 15, 2013, brunhilde said…

Having a bit of trouble with the website, and can't find contact info for the webmaster. The Problem: if my post is accidentally longer than 140 characters, it sets a flag (only 140 characters allowed). But after I edit and remove some characters, the flag does not reset, as the result, once i go over the limit, I can not make the post no matter how much i change to get it in the proper limit. This is a fairly easy software fix....

 
 
 

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