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Linda G left a comment for Dee
"Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Dee.... 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…"
Oct 25, 2012
Dee replied to Mallory's discussion 'Taking care of the Infusion site'
"I suggested the manuka honey more for people with 'icky' sites - it's now used in a lot of advanced wound care centres as an alternative to massive antibiotics for severe ulerations and antibiotic resistant infections - it's…"
Nov 3, 2011
Dee replied to Mallory's discussion 'Taking care of the Infusion site'
"Honey and cover it with a band aid - please do not use topical antibiotics on very minor, non infections, all you're doing it creating more antibiotic resistant microbes. Try getting some Manuka Honey with a high UMF rating, it's sold…"
Nov 1, 2011
Linda G left a comment for Dee
"Greetings, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY Dee..... Best Wishes on your Special Day....and on the next 364 days! How's it all going ♥ Do you have any questions or comments?"
Oct 25, 2011
brokenpole left a comment for Dee
"Happy Birthday, Dee!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day."
Oct 25, 2011
Dee replied to Jackie's discussion 'Type 1 A1c's'
"From my experience if you're in the 5's and 6's and having a heap of lows your doc is going to be grumpy, and talking to my doc/nurses that is how a lot of people get those numbers. If you can show that you can get those numbers…"
Oct 12, 2011
Dee replied to Kelly WPA's discussion 'Pump Hackers'
"The frequencies they use are mostly fine in the US - it's just in non USA parts of the worls, those frequencies may already be allocated for use by other users.... you can tell it was designed by people in the US, and since thats fine in the…"
Jun 15, 2011
Dee replied to Kelly WPA's discussion 'Pump Hackers'
"We still can only get the Animas 2020, last I heard was that they were not going to release the Ping here. We have 2 pumps availabe with a blue tooth remote, the Roche Combo and the Dana. If I kill my meter I have to get a new meter sent out with…"
Jun 15, 2011
Dee replied to Kelly WPA's discussion 'Pump Hackers'
"Thats why here they can only use locked bluetooth - the ping was getting interference from everythign from heart rate monitors to commercial radio...."
Jun 15, 2011
dickengel replied to Dee's discussion 'Using the Roche Combo for 8 months.' in the group Roche Accu-Chek Spirit Insulin Pump Users
"Hi - I am usiing the animas ping but don't use the remoote as it is too difficult to read. I like the remote on the Accu Chek combo better - It looks like the color (colour) screen is easier to read and the larger cartridge is an advantage.…"
Jun 10, 2011
Dee replied to Rebecca's discussion 'Insulin Pump Funding'
"Here in NZ pump funding is done from the diabetes allocation that you DHB gets. Some DHB's will fund the pump for qualifying patients (I got mine through CCDHB, but it was because of monthly seizures, still not being able to get a stable bg…"
Jun 7, 2011
Dee replied to Amber's discussion 'Jello Cake...amazing low carb treat.'
"You and me both - I have a couple of uncooked cheesecake recipies that I have modified to lower the carb level, and they are oh, so good. I just haven't yet had a total success with a baked cheesecake. Must keep trying, at least the failures…"
May 9, 2011
Dee replied to Amber's discussion 'Jello Cake...amazing low carb treat.'
"Any good cook has failures - both my partner and I have had some pretty impressive ones, but when you get it oh so right, it's really easy to for get about the ones that went wrong :)"
May 9, 2011
Dee replied to jrtpup's discussion 'Escaping self-powered test strips, I'm overrun!'
"Low the WoW picture :P i used to have a heap around my gaming puter - tend to mainly find them in pags, random places on the floor, in the car and in the washing machine. It is not helped by my 1yo cats sometimes stealing them from the rubbish bin…"
May 8, 2011
Dee replied to Elizabeth's discussion 'So frustrated.......'
"Get your doc to swab the site and have it cultured to rule out an infection. try using a 'dry site" that you do not put insulin through to rule out issues with the actual infusion set, and as people have said, injuect to see if you get a…"
Apr 24, 2011
Dee replied to Amanda's discussion 'The Look'
"Oh, and on the bright side, after I left my job I went to one where a couple of the people didn't know much about diabetes, except that there were some food things to be avoided, and one of the other people was celiac, (both the celiac and I…"
Apr 24, 2011

Profile Information

How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
not much
Date diagnosed
December 20, 1984
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.9
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
Roche combo

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At 1:31pm on October 25, 2012, Linda G said…

Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Dee....
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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DO THE BIG BLUE TEST (BBT)....For more info, see the upper left hand corner of home page. There's a video there too about the BBT!!!!
C'MON...YOU CAN DO IT!!!!
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AND....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 5:02am on October 25, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Happy,Happy Birthday,Dee. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!
At 4:12am on October 25, 2011, Linda G said…
Greetings, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY Dee.....
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 1:28am on October 25, 2011, brokenpole said…
Happy Birthday, Dee!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day.
At 1:04pm on March 16, 2011, Marie B said…
hi Dee, welcome! We are still waiting for the Como here in the US, would you join our Spirit Group here

http://www.tudiabetes.org/group/rocheaccuchekspiritinsulinpumpusers

and tell us what we're missing? let me know if you have any questions.
At 10:53am on March 16, 2011, Heather-E said…
Thanks for replying Dee - really appreciate it! Hope the Pharmac comes through as the pump has made such a huge improvement in my control already and everyone should have access to the best treatment possible!
At 6:06pm on March 15, 2011, Jesus Ingles said…
Welcome to our wonderful cyber home away from home. Hope you stay awhile, if you have any questions or just need some support, please feel free to reach out to any of us since we’re all here for each other. Look around and join any groups or discussions that might be of interest.
At 3:50pm on March 15, 2011, Doris D said…
WELCOME TO OUR GREAT BIG (WORLD WIDE) LOVING, CARING, AND UNDERSTANDING FAMILY MY FRIEND!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Here's a link to help new member's get to know more "About Us": http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
At 1:31pm on March 15, 2011, Donna H said…
Welcome to TuDiabetes! Check out some of the groups -- its a great way to get to know the community.
At 8:55am on March 15, 2011, Linda G said…
Welcome home Dee.....
Take a peek at some the groups when you get a chance. Just go to the top of your page, and click on "Groups". Once in, you can either peruse the wide array of available groups....or simply type a specific interest in the space provided. Take in some of the blogs/discussions as well.
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Hope you find the support and information you came looking for. Here is a useful link to get you on your way:
http://www.tudiabetes.org/notes
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Take care....and keep in touch!
 
 
 

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