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DENNIS C ADAIR replied to Brieanna's discussion 'express scripts is delisting contour glucose strips?' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"I spoke to medicare and expressscripts about the contour nex strips. Medicare ask Bayer to agree to an amount of money for the test strips. Bayer refuse to do it so Medicare took them off their approved list. Most insurance companies follow the…"
Jan 24
DENNIS C ADAIR replied to David C Weisberg's discussion 'Lithium Batteries' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"I can't wait till I get mine. I should have it in two weeks! I am so excited!"
Jan 11
DENNIS C ADAIR posted a status
"Been on the pump since March 1983 and the sensors since July 2007. March I will have lived 58 yrs, 27 yrs on shots and 31 yrs on the pump. "
Dec 23, 2013
DENNIS C ADAIR replied to lisa c's discussion 'Medtronic 530G with sensor' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"I am so excited that I am on the list to buy the pump for $400. Since my pump is 3 1/2 yrs old and if by any chance there would be a newer and better in the year and a half, insurance would then pay for it. I wear the sensors for six days, but the…"
Dec 23, 2013
DENNIS C ADAIR replied to Kj's discussion 'Sport wrestling while wearing a pump?' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"I skydive with it on with no problems, but when I wrestle with my grandkids, it almost always come out. I have gone swimming without the pump on, of course, and wrestled with grandkids in the pool and it pulled out. So if he is going to wrestle, I…"
Sep 30, 2013
DENNIS C ADAIR shared their video on Facebook
Aug 25, 2013
DENNIS C ADAIR replied to TootSweet's discussion 'Changing Canula' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"I have been on the pump since March 1983 30 yrs plus. I wear it for 6 days now, but have left it in for as long as 9 days. I wear both the pump and the cgms for 6 days and change at the same time. Change the entire set at the same time. Hope this…"
Aug 19, 2013
DENNIS C ADAIR replied to JessWatts029's discussion 'Pumping on the beach ...' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"I have been on a pump since 1983, that is 30 years now, and I have never taken the pump off and gone back to shots."
Jun 19, 2013
DENNIS C ADAIR replied to Don's discussion 'Sometimes it's the little things (snark alert)...' in the group Minimed Paradigm Insulin Pump Users
"Mine goes off way to much,how do I slow it down?"
May 15, 2013
Linda G left a comment for DENNIS C ADAIR
"Dennis....SO glad to hear you are doing so much better. Wow!! BRAVO....and bravo also for being featured!"
Feb 21, 2013
Manny Hernandez left a comment for DENNIS C ADAIR
"SO AWESOME!!"
Feb 21, 2013
DENNIS C ADAIR added the App Status
Feb 21, 2013
A1c reading

A1c%: 6.5 @ Fri Feb 15 2013 12:00:00 GMT-0500 (EST)
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Feb 21, 2013
DENNIS C ADAIR left a comment for Manny Hernandez
"Hi Manny, I am doing well! My diabetes a1c is 6.5 and that is the best I have ever had without having very very lows. The heart by pass went very well, in fact it caused the blood cancer to go into remission. I feel better now than I have in four…"
Feb 21, 2013
DENNIS C ADAIR was featured
Feb 20, 2013
DENNIS C ADAIR replied to Stuart's discussion 'Yes or No: cured in your lifetime?'
"I will be a diabetic in July 57 years and I really don't believe that a cure is in our near future. there is no insentive"
Feb 20, 2013
DENNIS C ADAIR left a comment for Marie B
"I am doing good. My A1C is 6.8 and the cancer is under control. I am in cardo rehab 3 times a week and go to the YMCA twice a week."
Feb 2, 2013
Marie B left a comment for DENNIS C ADAIR
"Dennis, how are you doing? hope you are continuing to get better"
Feb 1, 2013
DENNIS C ADAIR posted a status
"Had a double by pass Nov 30th, was out of the Hospital in 4 days. I feel better than I have in years."
Jan 14, 2013
A1c reading

A1c%: 6.8 @ Tue Jan 15 2013 12:00:00 GMT-0500 (EST)
(via TuAnalyze)

Jan 14, 2013

Profile Information

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?
TO TELL MY STORY ; LEARN, AND MEET PEOPLE
Date diagnosed
March 10, 1956
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
7.8
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, CGM
What pump model do you use, if any?
MEDTRONICS 723

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Not a good year

Posted on November 28, 2012 at 12:00pm 15 Comments

This year 2012 has not been a good year for me health wise. I am 59 yrs oldb and have type one diabetes since 1956, now 56 and 3/4 yrs. last June I found out that I have blood cancer, and have been in treatment of chemo and blood transfusion once or twice a month. Been having chess pains since June and felt that it was the cancer. After the transfusions the pain would go away. So had a cath done into the heart, and now tomorrow I will have a triple by pass. I DO FEEL VERY MUCH ALONE, EVEN… Continue

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At 9:53pm on February 21, 2013, Linda G said…

Dennis....SO glad to hear you are doing so much better.
Wow!!
BRAVO....and bravo also for being featured!

At 4:10pm on February 21, 2013, Manny Hernandez said…

SO AWESOME!!

At 6:10pm on February 20, 2013, Manny Hernandez said…

Hello Dennis,
I am VERY HAPPY to see you around! How are you doing?

At 12:51pm on February 1, 2013, Marie B said…

Dennis, how are you doing? hope you are continuing to get better

At 5:51am on December 3, 2012, Marie B said…

Dennis, so glad to hear you're sitting in a chair. Best wishes on the recovery!

At 4:26pm on November 29, 2012, Marie B said…

thinking of you Dennis, great hospital JH, let us know how it went, many prayers sent.

At 5:24pm on November 28, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

DENNIS. You are not alone. All your friends and praying for you and wishing you well. Here at Tudiabetes we are never alone. God Bless. Reed,the Seagator

At 1:34pm on November 28, 2012, Lois said…

Rest assured that you will not be "alone," especially when you share your feelings on this site. There are too many people out here to ever slip through the cracks. Someone will be praying for you no matter what time of day. God Bless You and Keep You in His Arms.

Lois

At 4:59pm on September 10, 2012, Sam I am said…
Thanks so much for the info--we got postponed due to weather. Don't know yet when we will reschedule.
At 3:49pm on September 8, 2012, Sam I am said…
I am going skydiving for the first time Sunday afternoon. We are supposed to go to 8000 ft. I have an insulin pump. any advise?
Thanks a bunch!
 
 
 

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