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DEA commented on Andy's group 'Diabetics who run Marathons!'
"Brian: I find that doing a run/walk interval keeps my BG from crashing hard. I've done half-marathons at a 3 minute/30 second interval, and although it does lower my BG, the rest breaks from walking seem to keep things more in line. As Mr.…"
Jul 28
rick the "Blogabetic" left a comment for DEA
"DEA Happy Birthday !!!!!!! I hope your day and coming year are overflowing with happiness and goodwill."
Jul 19
DEA replied to Dave's discussion 'Another annoyances, improvements for next generation thread' in the group OmniPod Users
"My request would be Mac/iOS software and the ability to communicate via Bluetooth for synchronizing data."
Jun 11
DEA replied to mom2kate's discussion 'Omnipod and going to music concerts' in the group OmniPod Users
"There is some good advice here already. The only other thing I can think of is to tinker with the expiration warning beeps so that they will not interrupt the concert. So, if you have the pod set to alarm 6 hours before your pod expires, and you…"
May 30
DEA commented on Andy's group 'Diabetics who run Marathons!'
"Great race, tonybaldwin! It sounds like you prepped well. As for the last mile being so hard, that almost always comes down to going out a little too fast/hard due to adrenaline/being caught up in the moment. I may be at the Hartford Marathon, too."
Apr 28
DEA commented on Andy's group 'Diabetics who run Marathons!'
"Welcome, Mandy. I agree 100% with Joe_h on the running shop recommendation. Most good stores will be able to put you on a treadmill, analyze your gait, and put you in a shoe that will work for you. Plan on replacing shoes every 300-500 miles or so.…"
Mar 5
DEA replied to ajbaum's discussion 'Race Registration Season' in the group Diabetics who run Marathons!
"I signed up for the Wine and Dine Half at Walt Disney World (Early November), but I'm still shopping around for a marathon to run this year. Oh, and there's a 5K in our neighborhood that I will probably do, but I think I can sign up for…"
Mar 5
DEA commented on Andy's group 'Diabetics who run Marathons!'
"MAS -- Where are you wearing the transmitter? I've been using it on my arms (with the receiver attached to my waistband) and have not had trouble, even with more layers in the winter. I also keep the receiver on the same side as the…"
Feb 16
DEA replied to ajbaum's discussion 'Couple Questions as I'm considering OmniPod' in the group OmniPod Users
"It's been a few weeks now. Long enough that it's not at the forefront of my thoughts. Congratulations on our first marathon, btw. I was also happy that my pods made it through the entire Dopey Challenge at Walt Disney World last month.…"
Feb 10
DEA replied to ajbaum's discussion 'Couple Questions as I'm considering OmniPod' in the group OmniPod Users
"I have not been able to track down the reason, no. It has only happened to me with the new pods. I wear them on my abdomen, and it has happened both with standard tech shirts (for which the static idea is somewhat plausible) and with natural fiber…"
Feb 10
DEA replied to ajbaum's discussion 'Couple Questions as I'm considering OmniPod' in the group OmniPod Users
"For runs where I do take the PDM, I generally just put it in a plastic bag and stick it into my back zip pocket. I am, at this moment, trying to track down a belt-clip solution for it and my Dexcom G4. The Dexcom has one already, but I need…"
Feb 6
DEA replied to ajbaum's discussion 'Couple Questions as I'm considering OmniPod' in the group OmniPod Users
"I've had a few pods fail while I was running. It's hasn't been every time I've run, but every time I've had a failure, it's been while running. I don't normally carry the PDM with me unless I'm going 10 miles…"
Feb 5
DEA commented on Andy's group 'Diabetics who run Marathons!'
"Tatiana: Honestly, NPH insulin caused me to stop running for years due to crashing hard during races. As for your plan to skip Lantus, I think the only way it will work is to inject some shorter-acting insulin to cover you through the race, as…"
Jan 19
DEA commented on Andy's group 'Diabetics who run Marathons!'
"Hi Folks. After hanging out on this group for a while, I finally became a Diabetic Who Ran a Marathon on Sunday. I finished up the Dopey Challenge (5K, 10K, Half Marathon, Marathon on 4 consecutive days) at Walt Disney World and lived to tell the…"
Jan 15
DEA commented on Andy's group 'Diabetics who run Marathons!'
"I like the Honey Stinger chews because they don't have a lot of additives and the honey is a little easier to digest than other forms of sugar."
Jan 2
DEA commented on Andy's group 'Diabetics who run Marathons!'
"jfreeman18 -- You probably already know that socks that wick very well and shoes that fit properly and are suited you your gait (stability for overpronation, etc.) are the primary pieces of gear that you'll need. Over 13 miles, they get even…"
Jan 2

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At 7:23am on July 19, 2014, Linda G said…

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From morning till night
May your SPECIAL DAY be bright

And nicer than ever before!
HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEA!!
The Chat Room on our home page is open daily. Please join us :)
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At 7:01am on July 19, 2014, rick the "Blogabetic" said…
DEA Happy Birthday !!!!!!! I hope your day and coming year are overflowing with happiness and goodwill.
At 9:34am on July 19, 2013, Linda G said…

Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer.
New happiness that stays throughout the year...
Hope your birthday brings all these and more.
BEST WISHES DEA!!
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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 every day!
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At 6:29am on July 19, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 5:50am on July 19, 2013, rick the "Blogabetic" said…

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

At 9:59am on July 19, 2012, Linda G said…

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

At 2:35am on July 19, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 1:36am on July 19, 2012, brokenpole said…

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

At 6:34am on July 19, 2011, Linda G said…
What a BEAUTIFUL profile pic!
Greetings, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY DEA....
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 6:01am on July 19, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Happy,Happy Birthday,DEA. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!
 
 
 

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