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Desdemona's Discussions

How has technology improved your D Life?

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kelly WPA Jan 25, 2011. 28 Replies

I'm wondering how all these latest gadgets in the last 10 years has improved your Type 1 Diabetic life?For instance, I've been a pumper for 9 years and more recently in the past 6 months have been…Continue

Tags: lifestyle, diabetes, t1, technology

Dirty Energy & Sugar Levels

Started this discussion. Last reply by carb101 Sep 24, 2010. 19 Replies

A friend told me about this news broadcast she saw on CBC news about how dirty energy effects our sugar levels.  Basically, using high-efficient lightbulbs could spike your sugars...really?Anyone…Continue

Tags: levels, sugar, energy, dirty

High Sugars after spot change

Started this discussion. Last reply by Mike Aug 5, 2010. 7 Replies

Ok, I'm now at a lost of what to do, so I'm hoping someone might have a great tip to fix this!In the past year, I have had a ton of problems with my sugars upon doing a insulin pump spot change.  I…Continue

Tags: changes, absoption, spot, high-sugars, pump

Wal-Mart Insurance will not cover a pump!

Started this discussion. Last reply by Desdemona Mar 30, 2010. 25 Replies

I'm a bit shocked and confused with my insurance coverage as a Wal-Mart employee in Canada. I've been denied an insulin pump.  They will continue to cover my pump supplies but tell me I'm not…Continue

Tags: canada, walmart, denied, pump, insulin

 

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rick phillips left a comment for Desdemona
"Desdemona, Happy Birthday!! Here is hoping your day is full of joy and happiness."
Jun 2, 2013
Linda G left a comment for Desdemona
"Smiles and laughter. Joy and cheer. New happiness that stays throughout the year... Hope your birthday brings all these and more. BEST WISHES…"
Jun 2, 2013
Cinderfella and Desdemona are now friends
Mar 14, 2013
Desdemona replied to Roop's discussion 'Were you induced?' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Totally natural to be nervous. You will do fine! I was induced at 37 weeks since I was already 2cm dilated and the baby was gaining some hefty weight in the last two weeks. 18 hours later, an emergency C-section took place (which seems to be the…"
Feb 8, 2013
Desdemona is now friends with PowerPumper and worried mom
Feb 8, 2013
Linda G left a comment for Desdemona
"Hello! How Do You Do, and HAPPY BIRTHDAY to you Desdemona....fellow Canadian! Best Wishes NOW....and for the rest of the year! Have a GREAT "ME" DAY :)"
Jun 2, 2012
brokenpole left a comment for Desdemona
"Happy Birthday, Desdemona!! Hope you have a wonderful day and get to have some fun. Enjoy your special day."
Jun 2, 2012
Lauren replied to Desdemona's discussion 'Baby Amelia has arrived!' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"What a beautiful girl! Congratulations!"
Oct 24, 2011
yotita replied to Desdemona's discussion 'Baby Amelia has arrived!' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Congrats! She is perfect! I'm so happy for you!! It's good to know that this hard journey called pregnancy with diabetes has ended well for both of you! I'm 29 wks and I seriously can't wait to be in your shoes!"
Oct 24, 2011
Osob replied to Desdemona's discussion 'Baby Amelia has arrived!' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Congratulations what a beautiful baby girl. XXXX"
Oct 23, 2011
Desdemona replied to Cherise's discussion 'Another Baby?' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"I'm 34 and just had our first baby. I had an awesome pregnancy with no issues. Our baby is very healthy and was born at 37.5 weeks. I would think anyone is at risk for pre-clampsia. Probably higher for us D's, however if you keep your…"
Oct 22, 2011
Desdemona replied to annarebekah's discussion 'Unrelated questions' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"I ate about 80 - 120g of carbs a day. I had a lot of lows for most of my pregnancy, so there were days I had to eat 50g extra just to keep them above 3.5 Sore boobs and nausea was common for me in the first few weeks of pregnancy. I lived off of…"
Oct 22, 2011
Desdemona replied to Desdemona's discussion 'Baby Amelia has arrived!' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Thanks everyone! We are happy blessed lucky ducks :)"
Oct 20, 2011
Nancy replied to Desdemona's discussion 'Baby Amelia has arrived!' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Congrats!! She's beautiful."
Oct 18, 2011
Sharon Fung replied to Desdemona's discussion 'Baby Amelia has arrived!' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"she's gorgeous! congratulations!!!"
Oct 18, 2011
Kate replied to Desdemona's discussion 'Baby Amelia has arrived!' in the group Oh! BABY!!!
"Congrats! thanks for sharing her pic with us!"
Oct 18, 2011

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How do you hope to benefit from TuDiabetes?
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Date diagnosed
June 2, 1989
Most recent HbA1C %, date of result (optional)
6.3
Type of treatment/devices you use
Pump
What pump model do you use, if any?
Animas 2020

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At 11:11am on June 2, 2013, rick phillips said…

Desdemona, Happy Birthday!! Here is hoping your day is full of joy and happiness.

At 6:22am on June 2, 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.
BEST WISHES DESDEMONA!!
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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 every day!
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At 10:37am on June 2, 2012, Linda G said…

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

At 10:06am on June 2, 2012, brokenpole said…

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

At 3:53am on June 2, 2011, SEAGATOR said…
Happy,Happy Birthday,Desdemona. I wish for you a most wonderful day. ENJOY!!!
At 5:04pm on June 2, 2010, Lois said…
Desdemona:
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Hope you had a wonderful, marvelous, scrumptuous day despite the fact that I ate your cake!!!

Lois
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At 2:21am on June 2, 2010, Pauly said…
Happy Birthday Desdemona. Enjoy your day. Take care.

At 2:18pm on March 28, 2010, Osob said…
Hey Desdemona,
How are you doing?Just thought to say hi and see how your getting along and finding tudiabetes.

Osob
At 7:38pm on February 22, 2010, Jim Roach said…
Welcome to Tudiabetes Desdemona!
At 5:26pm on February 22, 2010, catlover said…
Welcome Desdemona- This is a really friendly community. We all support each other and are a great source of info for each other. Hope you like it here.
 
 
 

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