Decaff The Mad
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Good luck to all of you in Irene's path! Be prepared and be safe!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Decaff The Mad Aug 29, 2011. 16 Replies

As I was watching the news and getting ready for my day I saw the report about the possible impact sites of Hurricane Irene which is basicaly the entire East Coast. As I was doing my inventory of…Continue

Tags: Prepared, Hurricane

Just curious, what's the weirdest thing you've ever been PERSCRIBED to treat your diabetes?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Betty J Aug 25, 2011. 10 Replies

I was at my Endo the other day and they recently put up a display in the waiting room, a kind of "Diabetes through the years" sort of thing. I laughed when I saw that the clinic was established in…Continue

 

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Linda G left a comment for Decaff The Mad
"HAPPY BIRTHDAY DECAFF THE MAD!! Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! (You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is OK) Have a GREAT "ME" DAY…"
Feb 20, 2013
Linda G left a comment for Decaff The Mad
"Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Decaff... Best Wishes NOW...and for the rest of the year! How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?"
Feb 20, 2012
brokenpole left a comment for Decaff The Mad
"Happy Birthday, Decaff The Mad!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day."
Feb 20, 2012
Decaff The Mad updated their profile
Oct 18, 2011
Sandy Palmer replied to Decaff The Mad's discussion 'Dexcom Gen4 Sensor Study! UPDATE' in the group Dexcom Users
"Oh noo... Not sure I want to trade a bigger transmitter for a smaller color receiver. I really don't stare at it other than when i want to know my numbers lol"
Sep 27, 2011
MaryMary replied to Decaff The Mad's discussion 'Dexcom Gen4 Sensor Study! UPDATE' in the group Dexcom Users
"It is clearly stated in the manual."
Sep 27, 2011
dxclancy replied to Decaff The Mad's discussion 'Dexcom Gen4 Sensor Study!' in the group Dexcom Users
"And btw, this isn't one of those "CYA" warnings about every possible thing that might have been reported but are rarely experieneced. This one is real. I had to take Acetaminophen for pain on a flight once, and my next three readings…"
Sep 26, 2011
BriGuy replied to Decaff The Mad's discussion 'Dexcom Gen4 Sensor Study!' in the group Dexcom Users
"I'm definitely glad the receiver is smaller, but I was hoping the transmitter would be smaller too. I'd much rather have a smaller transmitter than extended range."
Sep 26, 2011
Chad R replied to Decaff The Mad's discussion 'Dexcom Gen4 Sensor Study!' in the group Dexcom Users
"Hi Decaff, I am very jealous that you get to use the G4 system. "If you are allowed", please comment on the improvements that Dexcom has made to the handheld in terms of size, features useability, battery life, range, ect. I have recently…"
Sep 26, 2011
TheOneType liked Decaff The Mad's discussion Dexcom Gen4 Sensor Study!
Sep 26, 2011
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Sep 25, 2011
Sandy Palmer replied to Decaff The Mad's discussion 'Dexcom Gen4 Sensor Study!' in the group Dexcom Users
"So aside the tylenol what else are they trying to get for the new one? WOW the Dex7 already has everything you could possibly dream of other than it being one with your pump or the receiver being smaller. :o) Dexcom is really a great tool. I am very…"
Sep 24, 2011
Decaff The Mad replied to Decaff The Mad's discussion 'Dexcom Gen4 Sensor Study!' in the group Dexcom Users
"I'm not participating in that part of the study, but I believe that they're trying to get approval for the NEXT version of the sensor for use with it. You are correct, you are currently NOT supposed to take any form of Acetaminophen…"
Sep 23, 2011
Rebecca replied to Decaff The Mad's discussion 'Dexcom Gen4 Sensor Study!' in the group Dexcom Users
"You're not supposed to take anything with Acetaminophen as it reacts with the chemicals on the sensor and throws off blood sugar readings for a while (I believe it's somewhere along the order of 6 hours for most people). It doesn't…"
Sep 23, 2011
2Dogs replied to Decaff The Mad's discussion 'Dexcom Gen4 Sensor Study!' in the group Dexcom Users
"Ummmm please explain...you are NOT supposed to take Tylenol if you use a Dexcom?? I never heard this before."
Sep 23, 2011
Rebecca replied to Decaff The Mad's discussion 'Dexcom Gen4 Sensor Study!' in the group Dexcom Users
"Ah, to not have to carefully read the label of EVERY pain, cold, etc. medication I pick up at the store... it seems like a fantasy, I'm not gonna get to hopeful until after the trial. :)"
Sep 23, 2011

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?
Better managment = "Normal Life" ...... Right?
Date diagnosed
October 15, 1981
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
7.9% Down from 9.8% after only one month on Dexcom!
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump, CGM
What pump model do you use, if any?
Minimed Paradigm 722

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At 4:45am on February 20, 2013, Linda G said…

HAPPY BIRTHDAY DECAFF THE MAD!!
Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year!
(You haven't been on in a while...I hope everything is OK)
Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)
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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 right now!
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At 3:17am on February 20, 2013, SEAGATOR said…

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

At 3:34pm on February 20, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Decaff...
Best Wishes NOW...and for the rest of the year!
How's it all going? Do you have any questions or comments?

At 4:26am on February 20, 2012, SEAGATOR said…

Happy,Happy Birthday,Decaff the Mad. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!

At 1:15am on February 20, 2012, brokenpole said…

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

At 2:30pm on August 13, 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 4:25pm on August 10, 2011, Linda G said…
At 4:23pm on August 10, 2011, Linda G said…
Thanks for the comment back Decaff....stick around OK?
At 10:13am on August 10, 2011, Doris D said…
Normal life??????? Does that exist????LOL! Just incase it does I WANT IT!!!!!!!!! LOL! Your A1C is kinda high there but I will not judge b/c mine went up to 8.4 this last time. SHEZ!!!!!!
At 10:12am on August 10, 2011, Doris D said…
WELCOME TO OUR FAMILY MY FRIEND!!!!!!!!! Any questions? Just ask one of us or post it on our forum where you will get a diversty of answers.
Here's a link to help our new member's get to know us better: http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
 
 
 

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