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David S
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David S's Discussions

Logbook Apps

Started this discussion. Last reply by Holger Schmeken Mar 20, 2012. 3 Replies

Is anyone using Glooko or another iPhone app to log blood sugar readings? I used to use Diabetes Pilot a couple years ago when I had a Palm Pilot. I really liked it, but they didn't have a version…Continue

I'm the new guy

Started this discussion. Last reply by David S Sep 23, 2011. 11 Replies

Hi everyone. I'm David. I'm new to TuDiabetes. I've had diabetes for over 12 years. I've read the "coming out" stories of many members, so I thought I'd share mine.I was 20 years old. I had been…Continue


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David S replied to danadoll63's discussion 't:Slim Questions' in the group Tandem T:Slim Users
"Hi danadoll. I've been using an Omnipod for about 18 months. I started out with the larger pod which have now been phased out. I've had very few problems. Generally if a problem has occurred, it is during priming. But again, this is a rare…"
May 22, 2014
David S joined Jigga's group

Tandem T:Slim Users

New insulin pump from Tandem, the T:Slim touch screen insulin pump. Please note: the exchange, sale or giveaway of items between members that require a prescription from a licensed practitioner, including insulin pumps and pump supplies, is not allowed on TuDiabetes.We encourage you to donate supplies to non-profits such as the Charles Ray III Diabetes Association and Insulin for…See More
May 22, 2014
David S replied to jriccardi's discussion 'T1 & Hashimoto's Question'
"I was diagnosed with Type 1 first, then Hashimoto's about 2 years later. About 5 years ago I also was diagnosed with vitiligo. So I've got the trifecta going! My wife tells me if I develop another autoimmune condition she's gonna have…"
Mar 25, 2014
David S replied to SK000000BY's discussion 'Omni Pod users! Where do you get your pump supplies and are you happy with their service?'
"Hi Matt. Welcome! I'm sorry to hear about your troubles with Edgepark. I get my pods directly from Insulet, so I can't help you with that part. Perhaps you could contact your insurance company regarding the suppliers that Insulet…"
Jan 16, 2014
David S replied to Avi e's discussion 'what is the best insulin pump for infants ? And in general from your experience ?'
"Avi, As other posters have mentioned, it is difficult to recommend the right pump for your daughter as everyone is different. I suggest trying to get samples from the different manufacturers so that you can hold them in your hand and get a feel for…"
Jan 16, 2014
David S replied to Damon's discussion 'Medtronic to OmniPod?'
"I used Medtronic pumps for about 9 years before I switched to Omnipod. I didn't have any issues with Medtronic, but I just thought I'd try out the Omnipod. I've been using the pod for almost a year now. I really like it. I like that I…"
Jan 16, 2014
David S replied to Paul's discussion 'Anyone go from Omnipod to Medtronic/Minimed System?' in the group OmniPod Users
"I had a large supply of the old style pods that I wanted to use up before I switched to the new system. I'm almost through my first box of the new pods and I have not had any failures. I only fill with about 140u, so I never had to worry about…"
Jan 8, 2014
ilikebacon3000 and David S are now friends
Jan 6, 2014
David S replied to ilikebacon3000's discussion 'Starting Omnipod this month...'
"Congrats on the great A1C improvement! I've been on the Omnipod for almost a year now, but I've been using various tubed pumps for nearly 14 years. With a pump, instead of using long acting insulin like Levemir, you'll set up basal…"
Jan 6, 2014
brokenpole left a comment for David S
"Happy Birthday!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day."
Nov 11, 2013
rick (aka: #blankieboy) left a comment for David S
"David, 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."
Nov 11, 2013
David S replied to meh_mtl's discussion 'resistance on filling the old pods' in the group OmniPod Users
"I also had this happen to me recently. I tried filling the pod with insulin and it seemed to just come right back out. Of course this happened after the first pod I filled had a priming error! All in all though, I can't complain. I've been…"
Nov 8, 2013
David S replied to NatetheDiabetic's discussion 'New to pumps'
"I used tubed pumps for many years. I've been using the omnipod for about 9 months and I am very happy with it. If you are used to carrying a meter with you, it won't be any different to carry the pdm which has a built in meter. If you go…"
Oct 31, 2013
David S and Anna are now friends
Sep 3, 2013
David S replied to Nicole's discussion 'Medical Bracelet'
"I got mine from Survival Straps. Not your typical medical alert bracelet."
Aug 30, 2013
David S replied to Chuck Banks's discussion 'Does it get better?'
"Chuck, I'm glad to hear that things are looking up. Yeah, diabetes sucks. But it is manageable and you can still do anything you want to do. There may just be a few more steps involved because of diabetes. I'm glad you found TuDiabetes at…"
Jun 24, 2013

Profile Information

The PRIMARY person in my life who has diabetes is
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 hope to meet people with diabetes, share experiences, and learn new things.
Date diagnosed
July 4, 1999
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.5% - April 2013; 6.5% Sept 2012
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, CGM
What pump model do you use, if any?

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At 3:39am on November 11, 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.
Hey, take a couple of minutes and do The Big Big blue Test!!

At 2:08am on November 11, 2013, brokenpole said…

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

At 1:32am on November 11, 2013, rick (aka: #blankieboy) said…

David, 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 4:26pm on February 14, 2013, Kate said…

Hey David! Small world :) Nice to know there's another podder in my neck of the woods!

At 12:33pm on November 11, 2012, Linda G said…

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

At 1:24am on November 11, 2011, brokenpole said…

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

At 7:44pm on November 1, 2011, Lois said…

So glad to hear from you. It just seems that most of my "friends" have disappeared into the background. If course, it helps if I actually go on-line myself!

To me, all dogs are "puppies." I just love them to death! It's not uncommon to find me stopping dog walkers on the sidewalk and asking them to pet their dog. Most of the dogs just love it but some are scared to death of my power chair. Oh well. When I feel the need for a little affection, there are a few dogs in the building. I sure do miss my cocker spaniel!!!

Time to get going and get ready for bed. Hope you have many wonderful days to come.

At 6:59pm on October 20, 2011, Lois said…

Don't know you but I saw your puppy on someone else's site and just couldn't resist. IT'S SO DARNED CUTE I COULD JUST HUG THE STUFFIN' OUT OF IT!!! And with all the huggin' I've been in need of lately, I'm jealous a pup gets all the action!!

:o) Lois
At 6:04pm on September 23, 2011, Donna H said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- it's a great way to get to know the community.
At 9:14am on September 23, 2011, Gerri said…
Thanks for the friend add, David. Holler if you need anything.



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