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Darrell posted a status
"A recent picture of Hannah while in Ft Collins CO."
Sep 19, 2013
Darrell updated their profile
Sep 19, 2013
Darrell replied to jaredsmom's discussion 'Recommendations on Pump?'
"We're on Day 6 with the t:slim and so far we're very happy. Last Friday one of my daughter's non type 1 friends saw her new pump and said "that is so cool...I want one." The touch screen is very easy to use. It’s nice…"
Jan 21, 2013
Darrell replied to jaredsmom's discussion 'Recommendations on Pump?'
"My daughter has been using the Cozmo pump for just over four years. We loved it but as you probably know, it is on longer being manufactured or supported by Smiths Medical. Today, we switched to the Tandem t-slim. It looks like it is going to be a…"
Jan 15, 2013
crystal bowersox and Darrell are now friends
Jul 15, 2010
Darrell left a comment for crystal bowersox
"Great job tonight! Our family is voting for you!"
Apr 13, 2010
Darrell commented on Holger Schmeken's photo
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Prinzipalmarkt

"Great pic!"
Apr 1, 2010
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Hannah Solo

"nice :-)"
Mar 27, 2010
A photo by Darrell was featured
Mar 26, 2010
Darrell left a comment for Robyn
"Thank you Robyn!"
Mar 26, 2010
Robyn left a comment for Darrell
"What as beautiful family you have!! Congrats to your daughter for a terrific A1c!! She is just lovely."
Mar 26, 2010

Profile Information

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?
To learn from others.
Date diagnosed
August 31, 2007
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
April '09 5.4, Aug '09 5.6, Dec '09 5.6, March '10 5.4, Aug '13 6.4
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, Diet and Exercise
What pump model do you use, if any?
T-Slim

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At 7:09am on March 26, 2010, Robyn said…
What as beautiful family you have!! Congrats to your daughter for a terrific A1c!! She is just lovely.
At 5:45am on August 24, 2009, Ann M Meyers said…
Hi Darell! Beautiful family and thanks for recommending this site, I am enjoying it very much!!!
At 12:52pm on May 7, 2009, Alexis Pollak - I Run on Insulin said…
I love Lupi! That place is so cute! And La Playa....we'll just let that one slide :) How fun that you and the family hang out at Mission - I am not super familiar with that area, I grew up in La Jolla and now spend most of my time in LJ, PB, or North County where I have a lot of friends. But Mission is great to get down to in the summer time, especially for the holidays like 4th of July and Labor Day - you can't beat the people watching! Well I do hope you make it to Barbarella when you get back here in 2010!
At 8:23am on May 6, 2009, Alexis Pollak - I Run on Insulin said…
Darell that's so funny - you must have had La Jolla on the brain! Mission is a great running spot - I am training for the AFC half marathon so I have been hitting up the boardwalk path frequently. You know what's even funnier? I went to Orlando for the first time this year! I was there in March for work, and had a great time. Hope you and the family make it out to La Jolla again soon - but no Crab Catcher this time - my family has a restaurant called Barbarella that you have to check out next time :)
At 7:19am on April 27, 2009, Stacey :0)~ said…
Yeah the bike trails and walking trails are great around here! I'm hoping to get out riding soon myself! Living in Florida must be nice though! ;)
At 7:47pm on April 25, 2009, Stacey :0)~ said…
Hi Darrell. Thanks for the welcome. Enjoying being here..lots to do! :) Did you used to live close to Leesburg?
At 7:55pm on April 10, 2009, Teena said…
Great choice of Kayak! I hear Cobra Tandem is light weight and easier to maneuver. Have fun now and be safe.
At 6:20am on April 10, 2009, Kristin said…
That's GREAT! 5.4 with few lows is perfect!! Good reason to celebrate!!

I faced some "burnout" in the last few months and lost control of my blood sugars. But I got back into good habits and I'm working hard to stay there. I haven't gone over 140 in the last 3 days. I'm hoping for an A1c under 6 at my next endo visit!!

My husband and I would like to start a family next year... so under 6 is the place to be! Hope that Hannah can keep such great blood sugars!
At 12:03am on April 10, 2009, Kristin said…
Beautiful pictures of the kids! Is Hannah's A1c really 5.4?!? Or is that yours ;) ?
At 2:10pm on April 8, 2009, Linda G said…
Thanking me??? That's what this site is all about....caring and connecting!
 
 
 

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